- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is an online source for credible health information on a variety of health and safety topics. The site also has health information on current health topics and videos.
- The Department of Health and Human Services website provides information about the health of infants, children, teens, adults, seniors, veterans, caregivers, individuals with disabilities, and travelers. Locate health care providers and facilities. Read about Medicaid, Medicare, and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). Find information on child support, paying for child care, aid for children with disabilities, Head Start, temporary assistance for needy families (TANF), paying for home heating and cooling, HHS Poverty Guidelines, and eligibility for federal government benefits. Learn how to recognize and prevent abuse and neglect, domestic or partner violence, substance abuse, and teen violence.
- ChooseMyPlate.gov offers information on the food pyramid with tips and interactive tools to help you personalize and assess your food choices based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
- Fruits and Veggies Matter offers tips on how to eat more fruits and vegetables, information on protion size and the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables, recipes, and interactive tools to help you personalize how many fruits and vegetables you need each day.
- Portion Distortion – do you know what a portion size is? This site provides information about fast food restaurant portion sizes, how they have changed, and how much physical activity is needed to burn off the extra calories.
- Calorie Counter The SuperTracker website offers an easy way to find information about many foods including calories, which food group it is in, or you can compare 2 foods.
- BecomeAnEx.org website offers resources to help you re-learn life without smoking.
- The American Cancer Society website offers a guide to help you quit smoking and provides information on prevention and the benefits of quitting.
- Smoke Free.gov provides information on prevention, the benefits of quitting, an online quit guide and other resources.
- LiveHelp cancer.gov offers information specialists who are available Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM Eastern Time to answer questions about cancer, clinical trials, and quitting smoking.
- The National Cancer Institute website offers resources and research on smoking. The National Cancer Institute Smoking Quitline (1-877-44U-QUIT or 1-877-448-7848): Call from anywhere in the U.S. to talk to smoking cessation specialists from the National Cancer Institute in English or Spanish, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. local time.
- The CDC Smoking & Tobacco Use website provides basic information to help you quit smoking, state and community resources, and prevention programs.
- World Health Organization is an online source for credible international health information on a variety of health and safety topics. The site also has travel related health information.