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Frequently Asked Questions About Women's Health

This page links to frequently asked questions about women's health. Topics cover a variety of issues, including adolescent health, autoimmune diseases, mental health, nutrition and physical activity, ... Details >

National Women's Health Information Center, Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

An Ounce of Prevention Keeps the Germs Away

A public education campaign about simple health behaviors that can help prevent infectious diseases. This site links to resources on some simple things you and your family can do to prevent getting in... Details >

National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Association for Prevention Teaching and Research Home Page  External Link

This page welcomes to the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR), an interprofessional association of health promotion and disease prevention educators and researchers. APTR provides ... Details >

Association for Prevention Teaching and Research  External Link

At A Glance 2007 — Physical Activity and Good Nutrition: Essential Elements to Prevent Chronic Diseases and Obesity

Chronic diseases accounted for 5 of the leading 6 causes of disease in 2002 in the United States. Physical inactivity and unhealthy eating contribute to obesity and a number of chronic diseases, inclu... Details >

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Online

These databases contain information from an on-going monthly data collection program designed to monitor state-level prevalence of the major behavioral risks among adults associated with premature mor... Details >

Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion/CDC

Chronic Disease Notes & Reports

This newsletter reports on activities of interest to health professionals involved with the myriad aspects of disease prevention and health promotion. The publications are available online and cover v... Details >

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Eating Well: Foods To Fight Disease  External Link

Healthy eating can help you live a longer, healthier life. The American Association of Retired Persons offers tips on fighting disease with good nutrition, including follow the Food Guide Pyramid, rem... Details >

AARP  External Link

Healthy People 2010: Objectives for the Nation's Hearing Health

This site provides information about the objectives of Healthy Hearing 2010 dedicated to helping people improve and protect their hearing health, working with others to promote healthy hearing habits.... Details >

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Indian Health Service Division of Epidemiology and Disease Prevention

The mission of the Indian Health Service (IHS) is to raise the health status of the American Indian and Alaska Native people to the highest level possible. This page welcomes to IHS Division of Epidem... Details >

Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  External Link

First published in 1883, JAMA's key objective is "to promote the science and art of medicine and the betterment of the public health." The journal is published weekly.... Details >

American Medical Association  External Link