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Human Health Action Plan

Because each member of the family has different needs, we have developed a list of resource sites that will assist you with healthy living. As always check with your doctor before participating in a new activity or diet.

Adult Health
Children's Health
Senior Health
Minority Health
Family and General Health
Community Health
Physical Health


Adult Health

There are many resources available for medical issues specifically faced by men or those specifically faced by women. Good nutrition is also essential for a healthy body. Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

The most comprehensive site available for women's health issues is the National Women's Health Information Center. This is a one stop resource for women's health information.Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

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Children's Health

The Children's Health Environmental Coalition Network (CHEC) is a vast resource for all the intricate areas of children's health.Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

A good source of information for children's health and nutrition comes from the US Food and Drug Administration's Kids Home Page.Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

The Kids Health Organization was created and is maintained by some of the leading pediatricians of our time. Information on children's health and parental guidance can be found here.Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

The EPA has an excellent Children's Health site which contains many facts and links.

All of these resources are interactive and written for children and teens. They also contain parent corners so you can navigate the site with your child.

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Senior Health

There is a wealth of resources dealing with aging, senior health and senior fitness.

The National Council on Aging's Health Promotion Institute is devoted to promoting good physical, mental and emotional health as well as spiritual well-being.Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

The United States Department of Health and Human Services offers information from the Administration on Aging.Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

Interested in what the United States Senate is doing for senior Americans? Then check out the Special Committee on Aging.Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

Senior Housing Net contains essential information as well as products and services to ease the transition into senior housing.Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

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Minority Health

Information concerning many aspects of Minority Health can be found from the Office of Minority Health . The resource center can also be reached at 800-444-6472. Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

Valuable information can be retrieved from The Minority Health Center's Website by minority group, specific disease, and by subject matter.Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

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Family and General Health

These resources are comprehensive and provide information on a variety of topics. Many of them include individual as well as family health issues.

The National Institute of Health covers a wide range of topics and also provides links to specific health issues that are far too numerous to mention here.Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

The Council for Family Health Education promotes physical activities for people of all ages. Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

The University of Louisville Ekstrom Library contains a number of Government Publications on specific health related matters and diseases.Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

Search healthfinder™ to find consumer health and human services info fast!Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

Visit the Families USA Foundation, the voice for health care consumers.Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

The United States Department of Health and Human Services offers health information for different family members.

 

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Community Health

Looking for more information on sustainable development? You can find it at the Sustainable Communities Network. You can also find information from the National Association of County and City Health Officials.Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

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Physical Health

Sites promoting nutrition and fitness can be found at the Food and Nutrition Information Council.Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

Strive for Five-this site explains the importance of having five servings of fruits and vegetable per day for proper nutrition.Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

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