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Helpful Links

The following information is provided as a resource for health and wellness education. You may access this information for your personal use to improve your condition. As with any lifestyle changes, please consult your personal physician before implementing any new or different health-related program. These sites are not offered to replace medical advice.
  • CDC - Centers for Disease Control
    "The centers for Disease Control and Prevention serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and health education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States."
  • NIH - National Institutes of Health
    "NIH is the steward of medical and behavioral research for the Nation. Its mission is science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability."
  • NIMH - National Institute of Mental Health
    "The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure."
  • WebMD
    WebMD is the leading Internet source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information. Providing credible health information, supportive community, and educational services by blending award-winning expertise in content, community services, expert commentary, and medical review.
  • The American Heart Association
    The American Heart Association site provides not only information but a support platform for its visitors. The AHA includes categories for patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals and researchers. This site is an excellent resource for those interested in obtaining life-saving information about topics such as CPR and ECC.
  • American Cancer Society
    This site provides invaluable health information related to all types of cancer (treatment and prevention) with specific sections aimed at patients, caregivers, health professionals and cancer survivors.
  • American Lung Association
    This site provides valuable information about diseases and allergic conditions that affect the lungs. These include asthma, allergies, COPD, lung cancer, and the effects of smoking on the lungs.
  • American Diabetes Association
    This site contains a plethora of information with a Pro-Active approach of defense against diabetes and the effects of the disease for those that are already diagnosed.
  • Smoking Cessation
    Discover everything you should know about quitting smoking. "At Smoking, you'll learn how to break down your smoking triggers and overcome your nicotine addiction..."
  • ACSM - American College of Sports Medicine
    This resource is largest exercise science organization in the world.  Inquirers should not be thrown off by the word "Sports" as the site does not exclude information that does not pertain to sports.  The ACSM sets the standard in exercise rehabilitation for cardiac patients, and also has established recommendations for physical activity for living a healthy lifestyle.
  • USDA and was created to replace the Food Pyramid. "The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) works to improve the health and well-being of Americans by developing and promoting dietary guidance that links scientific research to the nutrition needs of consumers."
  • National Prevention Strategy
    In June 2011 a document called the National Prevention Strategy - America’s Plan for Better Health and Wellness was released. This is "a comprehensive plan that will help increase the number of Americans who are healthy at every stage of life."
    MyFitnessPal is a diet and fitness community that can help you to count calories, keep a food diary and track your activity. They have both a website and free mobile application.