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Information on most diseases. Current research. Information on health at various life stages. Lots of information on living a healthy life. Also has information on alternative medicine such as acupuncture, etc.
Lots of information about cancer including specific cancers as well as a whole section on cancer prevention with good information on lifestyle management (smoking, nutrition, exercise, sun safety, etc.).
Great information on heart disease and stroke and related issues plus very good lifestyle information particularly focusing on strategies to decrease and manage cardiovascular disease risk factors. Good statistics. Wonderful recipes. Has a lot of interactive tools including risk assessments.
Information on respiratory system and respiratory system diseases including asthma, tuberculosis and other communicable and chronic diseases. Lots of information about smoking cessation including an online course, Freedom from Smoking (there is a fee).
Very good website with great information on diabetes and pre-diabetes, plus strategies for prevention. Meal planner for those with diabetes which is also available in Spanish too. Great recipes. Print is a little small on some of the articles.
All kinds of information about dietary guidelines throughout the lifespan, shopping, food preparation, weight management, dietary supplements, food assistance programs. Interactive My Pyramid for nutritional needs planning.
Nutrition information plus fact sheets on a variety of nutrition topics (also available in Spanish) including healthy snacks, weight management, shopping, food safety and breakfast. Popular diet reviews section. Tips and questions of the day section very informative, although archives on this now more limited than it used to be. Some interactive tools including videos.
Has a plethora of excellent information on all kinds of health and wellness topics plus disease entities. Easy website to use - very readable and easy to navigate. Huge archives of healthy recipes. One can sign up for a weekly email with health and wellness tips.
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