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Health & Wellness Resources

Links to specialized websites from healthy living to condition management and provider locators.

Living Healthy

Family Doctor offers resources on all types of medical, health and wellness information, including a section on “Herbal and Alternative Remedies.” The site features many articles in Spanish.

American Dietetic Association includes excellent fact sheets, many of which are also in Spanish, and reading lists. The organization runs a nutrition hotline as well.

American Heart Association provides comprehensive, readable information and tips for the whole family on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The site includes materials in Spanish.

American Lung Association offers smoking cessation materials and other information to help users improve their lung health.

Healthfinder.gov is a vast yet user-friendly collection of resources and links for healthy living and learning about medical issues. Includes many resources in Spanish, as well as materials for young people.

KidsHealth.org is a rich resource for families, children and teens who want to explore health and mental health topics.

MayoClinic.com is a comprehensive health and wellness website which includes cutting-edge information on many diseases and conditions, as well as “Health Decision Guides,” “Healthy Lifestyle Planners,” and a “First Aid and Self-Care Guide.”

Medline Plus is a service of the National Library of Medicine. The site features up-to-date information on health and wellness topics, a medical dictionary, and many articles in Spanish.

National Center for Alternative and Complementary Medicine offers information on alternative treatments, as well as research on complementary healthcare.

Women’s Health Research Institute: Northwestern University has information and online tools on menopause, resources for cancer survivors on fertility options, monthly newsletters, and more.

My Family Health Portrait allows users to answer a series of questions about their histories and their family histories of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, breast cancer, colon cancer and ovarian cancer. They also can provide additional information on other diseases they or their family members have. The online tool then creates charts of users’ family health histories, which users can save to their own computers, share with family members or print out for physicians.

 

Common Health Concerns

American Academy of Family Physicians offers rich resources on all types of medical, health and wellness information, including a section on “Herbal and Alternative Remedies.” The site features many articles in Spanish.

American Cancer Society is a rich resource for people with cancer and their loved ones. Visitors can also learn about prevention and early detection, including current mammography information for breast cancer screening.

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists offers a great deal of information on pregnancy and birth, as well as other women’s health issues.

American Diabetes Association provides information on diabetes, prevention, and healthy lifestyle. Users can also search for local resources.

American Dietetic Association includes excellent fact sheets, many of which are also in Spanish, and reading lists. The organization runs a nutrition hotline as well.

American Heart Association provides comprehensive, readable information and tips for the whole family on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The site includes materials in Spanish

American Lung Association offers smoking cessation materials and other information to help users improve their lung health.

American Society for Reproductive Medicine includes fact sheets, FAQs, booklets and news briefs on infertility and reproductive medicine, including information on multiples, state insurance laws regarding infertility, the psychological aspects of infertility, adoption, and menopause. Also includes a physician search database. Some materials are available in Spanish.

Breastfeeding.com provides parents with a variety of interesting and easily accessible information on breastfeeding and your newborn. Read helpful tips from other nursing mothers, and watch video clips of latch-on positions.

Healthfinder.gov is a vast yet user-friendly collection of resources and links for healthy living and learning about medical issues. Includes many resources in Spanish, as well as materials for young people.

MayoClinic.com is a comprehensive health and wellness website which includes cutting-edge information on many diseases and conditions, as well as “Health Decision Guides,” “Healthy Lifestyle Planners” and a “First Aid and Self-Care Guide.”

Medline Plus is a service of the National Library of Medicine. The site features up-to-date information on health and wellness topics, a medical dictionary, and many articles in Spanish.

Men’s Health Network offers information on an array of health issues, including screening and prevention, and other issues of concern to men.

National Alliance for Hispanic Health features materials in English and Spanish on important health and mental health issues.

National Center for Alternative and Complementary Medicine offers information on alternative treatments, as well as research on complementary healthcare.

National Institutes of Health features information on a wide array of health and wellness topics, and includes materials in Spanish.

National Sleep Foundation has a wealth of information about achieving a good night’s sleep and overcoming sleep disorders.

Planned Parenthood Federation of America offers a wealth of information about a wide variety of health and wellness issues. Visitors will find materials on sexuality, birth control, healthy and safe relationships, gynecological exams and preventive healthcare, young people’s health, and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases. The site also features materials in Spanish.

Pregnancy and Childbirth at Womenshealth.gov, get answers to all of your pregnancy questions and learn what you can do before, during, and after pregnancy to give your baby a heathy start to life.

 

 

 

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