At this site, you'll find lots of great information on how to quit smoking. You'll learn how to set a quit date, quit, and avoid weight gain. Learn ways to make quitting easier, even if you are a long-time smoker.
Provides tips to help in finding a physician and facility that will meet your specific needs, current treatment options for a wide variety of cancers as well as links to clinical trial sites. Be sure to look for information on prevention and detection!
Offers good basic information that everyone with diabetes will want to read. Separate sections are provided for both type I and type II diabetes. Learn about events happening in your local area or take a virtual grocery tour.
Under the Healthy Lifestyle section, you will find a number of educational fact sheets on nutrition as well as many healthy lifestyle tips! This site also provides a Healthy Lifestyle FAQ section to help answer those frequently asked questions.
>AmFAR is the leading non-profit organization for the support of AIDS research. Their mission is to prevent HIV infection and the disease and death associated with it and to protect the human rights of all people threatened by the epidemic of HIV/AIDS.
Extensive information on all topics related to heart disease including stroke, heart attack, and high blood pressure. You'll also find information on classes as well as educational programs for kids.
Founded in 1904 to fight tuberculosis, ALA today fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco
The American Public Health Association (APHA) is the oldest and largest organization of public health professionals in the world, representing more than 50,000 members from over 50 occupations of public health.
The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
The lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships.
The Community Tool Box provides over 6,000 pages of practical skill-building information on over 250 different topics. Topic sections include step-by-step instruction, examples, check-lists, and related resources.
This site provides information from the Local Physical Activity and Nutrition Branch of North Carolina, which works to change the environment and develop policies that will lead to healthier lifestyles among North Carolina Residents. Topics addressed are obesity, physical inactivity, poor nutrition, and tobacco use.
The EPA (The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) provides an on-line tutorial to enhance a person's grantwriting skills.
healthfinder' is a free guide to reliable consumer health and human services information, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Healthy Carolinians is the main organization promoting and implementing Healthy People 2010, the nation's health objectives for the Year 2010. These objectives include (1) Increase Quality and Years of Healthy Life and (2) Eliminate Health Disparities.
The Official web site for the North Carolina Immunization Branch, promoting age-appropriate immunizations throughout the life span.
Health information on specific destinations; what to know before you go; outbreaks of concern to international travelers; specific diseases that can affect travelers and CDC's vaccination recommendations for travelers of all ages.
March of Dimes researchers, volunteers, educators, outreach workers and advocates work together to give all babies a fighting chance against the threats to their health: prematurity, birth defects, low birthweight.
The National Alliance for Hispanic Health is the oldest and largest network of health and human service providers servicing over 10 million Hispanic consumers throughout the U.S.
Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training.
The National institutes of Health began as a one-room Laboratory of Hygiene in 1887. The National Institutes of Health today is one of the world's foremost medical research centers, and the Federal focal point for medical research in the U.S.
NC Health Info is a web database of local health resources that address the health concerns of North Carolinians.
The Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch works to improve the health of North Carolina residents by promoting smoke-free environments and tobacco-free lifestyles.
The North Carolina Child Advocacy Institute (NCCAI) is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan, multi-issue organization that influences public policy in favor of all children and youth below the age of eighteen residing in North Carolina.
Responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well being of all North Carolinians, providing the human service needs for fragile populations, and helping poor North Carolinians achieve economic independence.
Building a stronger social and economic future for North Carolina by promoting high quality early childhood experiences.
Putting prevention first for a healthier North Carolina by fostering partnerships, promoting prevention and influencing policy.
Covers a broad spectrum of health and nutrition related information. This site addresses everything from the dietary guidelines and food safety to food assistance programs and general health management.
The nation's one-stop resource for the most current and comprehensive information about substance abuse prevention and treatment.
This site lists statistics for North Carolina as well as individual counties.
Crossing boundaries, the Martin-Pitt Partnership for Children, Inc. will work together through community and family efforts to ensure that all children between birth and 5 are able to enter school healthy and ready to learn.
Public Awareness Campaign of the North Carolina Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Task Force focusing on the state's most at-risk counties.
Provides access to high quality health data and statistical publications being used to make decisions and set policies that influence the health of our citizens and their communities.
USDA leads the Federal anti-hunger effort with the Food Stamp, School Lunch, School Breakfast, and the WIC Programs.
EPA has created a new national Smoke-Free Home Pledge Initiative to motivate parents to protect their children.
The leader in providing services that help physicians, consumers, providers and health plans navigate the complexity of the healthcare system.
Important information regarding leading health issues all over the world.
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