Websites that focus on Staying Healthy
- CDC Travelers' Health
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Travelers' Health tells travelers what they need to know before before they leave including such things as required vaccinations, tips on traveler safety, and special advice for travelers with children or those with chronic disease or special needs.
- Health Information
U.S. National Institutes of Health links for Healthy Lifestyles, Research in Action and special features. You can browse to find Conditions/Diseases, Body Location/Symptoms, and Health and Wellness.
From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services this site provides a rich source of reliable information on all aspects of personal health. It is both comprehensive and easy to navigate.
Providing health information about children from before birth through adolescence, KidsHealth has separate areas for kids, teens, and parents each with its own design, age-appropriate content, and tone. There are thousands of in-depth features, articles, animations, games, and resources.
- MedlinePlus: Exercise and Physical Fitness
From the National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus is an extensive database of health information and resources.
- Revolution Health
This free, comprehensive health and medical information site offers health information and online tools designed to help individuals and families take control of their own well-being.
Sponsored by Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE) StopGerms.org focuses on the prevention of the spread of disease. Tour of an interactive home to find where germs may be lurking, helpful hints, and a factsheet on the H1N1 virus are highlights.
- U.S.Food and Drug Administration maintains a huge, well organized site. Food, human and animal drugs, cosmetics, biologics, medical devices, and toxicology are among the topics included.
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Updated: 21 September 2009