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1 Part Sunshine
By One Part Sunshine, LLC. Your guide to growing green kids. Shows you where to find the best green products for kids and moms-to-be. Experts evaluate each product to make sure it contains only natural and non-toxic ingredients and offer resources to help you create a more natural environment for your kids.
By Cross-Agency U.S. Government. How does the air quality in my city compare with other cities? What time of year has the best air quality? Has the air quality in my city improved? AirCompare provides local air quality information to help you make informed, health-protective decisions about moving or vacationing.
By Aetna InteliHealth, Inc.. Check out exercises you can do in your office to help various parts of your body and to relax.
By Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Offers several health-related, online calculators. You can track your body mass to figure out how much you've benefitted from that new exercise program, calculate how many calories you really need, find out how much money you've spent on cigarettes in your lifetime and what they've been doing to your lungs, and much more.
HealthScout Quizzes and Tools
By The HealthScout Network/MDchoice.com, Inc.. Test your knowledge and check your health. Topics include carbohydrates, cholesterol, protein, sleep, colds, allergy, arthritis, body mass, smoking, and body weight.
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Find hundreds of healthy recipes, including low-fat recipes, low-sodium recipes and heart-healthy recipes.
Household Products Database
By US National Library of Medicine. What's under your kitchen sink, in your garage, in your bathroom, and on the shelves in your laundry room? Learn more about what's in these products, about potential health effects, and about safety and handling.
Massachusetts Community Health Information Profile (MassCHIP) Instant Topics
By Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Provides health and social indicators including community-level data to assess health needs, monitor health status indicators, and evaluate health programs. Community-level data can be accessed through MassCHIP by generating Instant Topics (formerly known as standard reports), which are predefined reports using MassCHIP's most recent data.
MayoClinic Adult Health
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Learn the basics of adult health, explore health issues, including mental health and health at work.
MayoClinic Childrens Health Healthy Living Center
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Learn the basics of childrens health, explore development, and take control.
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Facts about cholesterol � from understanding how high cholesterol affects your health to medication and lifestyle changes to help achieve lower cholesterol.
MayoClinic Fitness and Sports Medicine Healthy Living Center
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Learn the basics of fitness, explore fitness, and take control.
MayoClinic Food and Nutrition Healthy Living Center
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Learn the basics of food and nutrition, explore the food and health connection, and take control.
MayoClinic Health Manager
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. A free tool that enables you to easily manage your family's health online. You'll get interactive, personal guidance based on health information from Mayo Clinic experts. Plus, you can easily access and organize your family's health information all in one place.
MayoClinic Healthy Aging
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Learn the basics of senior health, explore health issues, and take control.
MayoClinic Healthy Pregnancy
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Learn the basics of pregnancy, explore pregnancy and childbirth issues, and take control.
MayoClinic Infant and Toddler Health
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Learn the basics of infant and toddler health, explore development, and take control.
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Find information on better sleep and sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea and insomnia.
MayoClinic Mens Health Center
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Learn the basics of mens health, explore health issues, and take control.
MayoClinic Stress Center
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Find out how stress is harmful, recognize stress symptoms, and explore practical tips on stress relief and stress management.
MayoClinic Teen's Health Center
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Locate teen health information, including teen sexuality, teen pregnancy, mental health and other teen health issues.
MayoClinic Weight Loss Center
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Explore components of successful weight loss, from diet and exercise to weight-loss programs, weight-loss products and weight-loss surgery.
MayoClinic Womens Health Center
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Learn the basics of womens health, explore health issues, and take control.
Medical Algorithms: Performance Measures & Quality of Life
By Institute for Algorithmic Medicine. Contains medical algorithms (computation, formula, survey, or look-up tables) useful in performance measures and quality of life assessments. In MS Excel.
MEDLINEplus Interactive Health Tutorials
By US National Library of Medicine. Interactive health education resources from the Patient Education Institute. Using animated graphics each tutorial explains a procedure or condition in easy-to-read language. You can also listen to the tutorial. Tutorials are available for more than 150 topics on Diseases and Conditions, Tests and Diagnostic Procedures, Surgery and Treatment Procedures, and Prevention and Wellness.
Online Training Modules
By Oklahoma State University. Modules for training employees at Oklahoma State University. Modules include Asbestos Awareness, Back Safety, Bloodborne Pathogens, Compressed Gas Cylinders, Fire Extinguishers, Hazard Communications, Hazardous Materials Transportation, Material Safety Data Sheets, Mower Safety, Office Ergonomics, Personal Protective Equipment in the Laboratory, Practicing Safe Science, and Stress Management.
By National Park Foundation. Information about recreation on US federal lands
By Environmental Defense. Enter a zip code and find out what pollutants are being released into the community and who is responsible.
Scottish Pollutant Release Inventory (SPRI)
By Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA). Check on the emissions from companies in Scotland.
Smoking and Health Resource Library
By US Center for Disease Control (CDC). Search the Smoking and Health Resource Library provided by CDC's Tobacco Information and Prevention Source (TIPS). The database contains abstracts of articles from medical and professional journals; books and book chapters; dissertations; reports; conference proceedings and conference papers; government documents from federal, state, local, and foreign entities; fact sheets and policy documents from U.S. and international nonprofit organizations; and other documents.
The Consumer Guide to Toxic Chemicals in Toys
By Ecology Center. HealthyToys.org includes test results for more than 5,000 toys and children's products. The site is a first step in providing parents, grandparents, and others who care about children with the information they need to make better choices when purchasing toys and other children's products.
What Health BMI Calc
By What Health. A Body Mass Index (BMI) calculator for Windows. Body Mass Index can be used to determine if a person is overweight. In keeping with the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendations, only height and weight measurements are needed to calculate BMI. Gender input is not a requirement for this calculator.
What's in Your Backyard
By The Environment Agency. Access the Agency's environmental data for England and Wales via maps or data search. Includes information on Bathing Waters, Discharges to Sea,
Groundwater, Floodplains, Flood Warning Areas, Landfill Sites, Pollution Inventory, IPC OPRA Scores (pollution hazards and operation of factories), Waste OPRA Scores (pollution hazards and operation of waste facilities), River Quality, River Quality Targets, Agency Offices, and
Catchment Abstraction Management Strategies (CAMS).
Your Healthy Weight Pyramid: A Tool for Weight Loss
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. The Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid is a food pyramid designed to promote weight loss and long-term health.