Health and Wellness Information and Resources
Aim for a Healthy Weight
National Institutes of Health publication about healthy weight management.
CDC websites for Kids and Teens
The CDC's Health and Wellness website for kids, with information, games and activities.
Centers for Disease Control
Health recommendations by geographic location, food and water precautions, disease outbreak info. Considered a "must see" site for the traveler.
Healthy Weight - it's not a diet, it's a lifestyle!
The CDC offers information on assessing your weight, balancing calories, preventing weight gain, losing weight, healthy eating, physical activity, tips for parents, health effects of obesity and being overweight, and other resources.
A gateway consumer health info site from the U.S. Government.
Map My Run
Free interactive website where you can map your own run, walk or dog walk route.
Massachusetts Farmers Markets
Interactive map with information and directions for Farmers Markets in Massachusetts.
Health information resource website provided by the National Institute of Health and the National Library of Medicine.
National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
A site that offers topics from acupuncture and Ayruvedic medicine to vision enhancement and yoga.
National Sleep Foundation
Provides informationabout sleep disorders and treatment.
USDA website with information about healthy eating, weight managment, shopping and meal planning.
US Department of Health and Human Services
HHS.gov website with information on physical activity guidelines.
Information regarding every aspect of the disease and treatment--free electronic newsletter available.
Weight Control Information Network
Federal government informational website provides the general public, health professionals, the media, and Congress with up-to-date, science-based information on weight control, obesity, physical activity, and related nutritional issues.