Wellness and Healthcare Education Resources

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Positive Parenting: positiveparenting.com

American Association of Poison Control Centers: aapcc.org

MedlinePlus: medlineplus.org/healthcaretopics.html

USHHS ODPHP: healthfinder.gov

Children’s Safety Network: childrenssafetynetwork.org

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development: nichd.nih.gov

American Academy of Pediatrics: aap.org

breatheBetter.me: breathebetter.me

TobaccoFree.org: tobaccofree.org

Quit.com: quit.com

Quitters’ Circle: quitterscircle.com

BeTobaccoFree.gov: betobaccofree.hhs.gov

American Cancer Society Quit for Life:  cancer.org/quit-for-life

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: dc.gov/tobacco/basic-information

American Lung Association: lung.org

Shape Up America: shapeup.org

American Institute for Cancer Research: aicr.org

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: nhlbi.nih.gov

American Cancer Society: cancer.org

American Heart Association: heart.org

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: cdc.gov

Mayo Clinic: mayoclinic.org

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: eatright.org

American Society of Nutrition: asnutrition.org

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020: health.gov/dietaryguidelines

U.S. Food and Drug Administration: fda.gov

USDA Choose My Plate: choosemyplate.gov

American College of Sports Medicine: acsm.org

American Council on Exercise: acefitness.org/acefit/fitness-programs

National Association for Health and Fitness: physicalfitness.org

Acupuncture: acupuncture.com

National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy: naha.org

Resources for Major Diseases and Other Health Conditions

All efforts have been made to provide information on major diseases affecting the general population.
If you attempted to find information about a disease not listed here, please contact us and we will post the information in a future update.

Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging: coaaa.org

NIH National Institute on Aging: nia.nih.gov/health

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: aaaai.org

Food Allergy Network: foodallergy.org

National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Disease: niaid.nih.gov

Al-Anon/Alateen: al-anon.alateen.org

Alcoholics Anonymous: alcoholics-anonymous.org

American College of Rheumatology: rheumatology.org

National Arthritis Foundation: arthritis.org

National Fibromyalgia Foundation: fmaware.org

Allergy & Asthma Network: Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc. (AAN/MA): aanma.org

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI): aaaai.org

American College of Allergy and Immunology (ACAAI): acaai.org

American Lung Association: lungusa.org

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA): aafa.org

Canadian Lung Association: lung.ca

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI): nhlbi.nih.gov

American Cancer Society: cancer.org

American Institute for Cancer Research: aicr.org

Cancer Dietitian: cancerdietitian.com

Colon Cancer Alliance: ccalliance.org

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: leukemia.org

Melanoma Research Foundation: melanoma.org

National Bone Marrow Donor Program: marrow.org

National Cancer Institute: cancer.gov

American Chiropractic Association: acatoday.org

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: eatright.org

American Diabetes Association: diabetes.org

Cornertstones4Care: cornerstones4care.com

Diabetes Control for Life: glucerna.ca/english/DCFL

Diabetes Health Magazine: diabeteshealth.com

Diabetes Mall: diabetesnet.com

Diabetes Self-Management: diabetesselfmanagement.com

Diabetic Gourmet Magazine: diabeticgourmet.com

Diabetic Website: diabetes.com

Disetronic Insulin Pump: disetronic.com

Joslin Diabetes Center: joslin.org

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation: jdf.org

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation: jdrf.org

Life Scan: LifeScan.com

MedlinePlus: medlineplus.gov (search Diabetes)

Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology: medscape.com/diabetes-endocrinology-home

MiniMed Insulin Pump: minimed.com

National Diabetes Education Program: niddk.nih.gov

National Institutes of Health – NIDDK: niddk.nih.gov

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine – Diabetes: pcrm.org/health/diabetes-resources

Taking Control of Your Diabetes: tcoyd.org

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: cdc.gov/diabetes

Crohn’s Disease Resource Center: healingwell.com/ibd

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Information: gerd.com

Gluten Free Drugs: glutenfreedrugs.com

Gluten Intolerance Group: gluten.org

Gluten-Free Living: glutenfreeliving.com

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: digestive.niddk.nih.gov

National Foundation for Celiac Awareness: beyondceliac.org

Pediatric/Adolescent Gastroesophageal Reflux Association: reflux.org

Addictions and Life Page: addictions.org

National Institute on Drug Abuse: nida.nih.gov

Web of Addictions: well.com/user/woa

Drugs.com: drugs.com

Medical Library Association: pdi.mlanet.org

United States Pharmacopeial Convention Inc: usp.org

MedlinePlus: medlineplus.gov/druginformation.html

RxList: rxlist.com

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders: anad.org

National Eating Disorders Association : nationaleatingdisorders.org

Overeaters Anonymous: oa.org

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery: entnet.org

Ear Surgery Information Center: earsurgery.org

Glaucoma Research Foundation: glaucoma.org

National Eye Institute: nei.nih.gov

National Library of Medicine: medlineplus.gov/earinfections

American Heart Association: heart.org

American Society of Hypertension: ash-us.org

Heart Risk Calculator: cvriskcalculator.com

National Stroke Association: stroke.org

NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: nhlbi.nih.gov

AEGIS: aegis.com

AIDSinfo: aidsinfo.nih.gov

National Prevention Information Network: cdcnpin.org

Center for Anxiety and Stress Treatment: stressrelease.com

National Institute of Mental Health: nimh.nih.gov

National Osteoporosis Foundation: nof.org

The American Journal of Orthopedics: mdedge.com/amjorthopedics

American Academy of Pain Management: aapainmanage.org

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association: hpna.org

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: eatright.org

American Council on Exercise : acefitness.org/acefit/fitness-programs

Mayo Clinic: mayoclinic.org (search Weight Management)

National Weight Control Registry: nwcr.ws

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: cdc.gov/healthyweight

Resources for Natural Products

The Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) fact sheets give a current overview of individual vitamins, minerals, and other dietary supplements. ODS has fact sheets in two versions – Health Professional and Consumer. Both versions provide the same types of information but vary in the level of detail.


The first and only natural certification in the U.S., more than 1,100 products and ingredients have been certified under the NPA Natural Seal.


ConsumerLab.com provides independent test results, reviews, ratings, and comparisons of vitamins, supplements, herb and nutrition products to consumers.


Resources for Drugs and Supplements

AND Position Statement on Fortification and Nutritional Supplements. The full position paper appears in the December 2009 Journal of the American Dietetic Association.

Expert Report on Functional Foods: Opportunities and Challenges. The Institute of Food Technologists commissioned an expert panel to review available scientific literature related to functional food development. The report suggests the industry is not keeping up with science.

MedLine Plus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 950 diseases and conditions. There are directories, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials. The site features information about prescription and over-the-counter medication from AHFS® Consumer Medication Information, copyrighted by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Inc., Bethesda, Maryland.

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