Health education and health resources are immediately available on the internet. These evidence-based practice links provide information and tools to assist you and your family in their pursuit of health

American Cancer Society

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For nearly 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Together with millions of our supporters worldwide, we’re helping people stay well, helping people get well, finding cures, and fighting back against cancer.

American Diabetes Association

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We lead the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected—by diabetes.

•We fund research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes. •We deliver services to hundreds of communities.
•We provide objective and credible information.
•We give voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.

American Heart Association

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We lead the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected—by diabetes.

•We fund research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes. •We deliver services to hundreds of communities.
•We provide objective and credible information.
•We give voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Collaborating to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health – through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats

CDC's Healthy Communities Program

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CDC's Healthy Communities Program provides communities with funding, tools, strategies, and training for creating environmental changes to improve people's health. Working with key partners, CDC guides the ever-growing network of communities to implement population-based strategies that reduce the prevalence of chronic disease and achieve health equity. Funding opportunities can be found on www.grants.govExternal Web Site Icon.

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

Health Resources and Services Administration

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The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable.

National Institutes of Health

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services External Web Site Policy , is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives..

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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Our mission is to improve the health and health care of all Americans. Our goal is clear: To help our society transform itself for the better.

The Red Cross

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The humanitarian mission of the American Red Cross connects us to people and communities across the nation and around the world. The common bonds of humanity and compassion unite us together, not just in the face of emergencies and disasters, but in helping our neighbors every day. Since being founded by Clara Barton in 1881, the Red Cross has been a consistent lifeline for people when they need us the most. The depth and breadth of our services – whenever and wherever they're called for – is unmatched by any organization in the world.

WebMD

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WebMD has created an organization that we believe fulfills the promise of health information on the Internet. We provide credible information, supportive communities, and in-depth reference material about health subjects that matter to you. We are a source for original and timely health information as well as material from well known content providers.

The WebMD content staff blends award-winning expertise in journalism, content creation, community services, expert commentary, and medical review to give our users a variety of ways to find what they are looking for.

And that, we believe, requires dedicated, full-time staff professionals with state-of-the-art expertise in:

• Health news for the public
• Creating and maintaining up-to-date medical reference content databases
• Medical imagery, graphics, and animation
• Communities
• Live web events
• User experience
• Interactive tools

World Health Organization

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WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.