Wellness Programs
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 US Government Resources                                 Click here to go back

The U.S. Government provides many resources in order to supply you with more information about what is available on a broader level.

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National Institutes of HealthNIH
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Provides information on child & teen health, men’s health, minority health, seniors’ health, women’s health and wellness and lifestyles.

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U. S. Department of Health & Human Services

United States Department of Health and Human Services: Leading America to Better Health, Safety and Well-Being
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Provides information on aging, disasters and emergencies, diseases and conditions, drug and food information, families and children, reference collections, and resource locators.
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Healthfinder

healthfinder® - A Service of the National Health Information Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Sponsored by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U. S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
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Provides a Health Library and Consumer Guides. Health Library topics include guide to diseases, conditions, and injuries, guide to diagnostic and surgical procedures. Consumer guides include health insurance, Hospice, hospitals, long term care, Medicaid, Medicare, nursing homes, prescription drugs, and support groups.
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MedlinePlus Trusted Health Information for You

A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health
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Provides authoritative information from government agencies, a medical dictionary and a medical encyclopedia. Pages include health topics, drugs and supplements, news, directories, and other resources.
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WomensHealth.gov - The Federal Source for Women's Health Information

 The National Women’s Health Information Center
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This site includes health topics, health organizations, health tools, GirlsHealth.gov, publications, and statistics regarding women's health.

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NIHSeniorHealth Montage of Active Seniors
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Developed by the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine, both part of the National Institutes of Health. Topics include arthritis, osteoporosis, hearing loss, low vision, sleep & aging, and taking medicines.

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CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Home Page

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This site provides information on topics such as adolescent health, aging and elderly health, bone health, family history, genetics and genomics, global health, health-related quality of life, healthy joints, men’s health, women’s health, nutrition, and physical activity.

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Cancer Topics, National Cancer Institute, NCI, U. S. National Institutes of Health

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Provides information on types of cancer, prevention, treatment, screening and testing, and coping with cancer. National Cancer Institute

 

 

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Compiled by Stephanie Fridie, August 22, 2006 smfridie@salisbury.edu

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