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Resources: Health & Illness

This area is your reference to information on the Web addressing a variety of topics for certified dietary managers — from foodservice management to human resources to medical nutrition therapy. Many of these resources are Web pages. A few are in pdf (Adobe Acrobat) format. If you do not have Acrobat, you can download it free from:

Do you have a favorite website relevant to foodservice management? To suggest websites to add to this directory, please contact the ANFP webmaster.

Fact Sheet from The National Institute on Aging

American Cancer Society
Publications, research, and consumer information.

American Heart
Local event information, research, and a heart and stroke encyclopedia are among features.

Aimed at helping those who care for children be more effective in disease prevention and health promotion.

An ongoing source for up-to-date health news.

Developed by the US Dept. of Health and Human Services, the Healthy People 2010 initiative outlines major health concerns and objectives for the US population. Background explains health issues such as weight management, hypertension, and many others.

Mayo Clinic Reliable health information from the Mayo Clinic, with extensive articles about health issues, "The Virtual Cookbook" with reduced fat recipes, searchable drug index. •

Merck Manual of
All 134 chapters of this book are available online, covering a variety of issues related to geriatric care.

National Cancer Institute - Cancer Information
This is the ultimate clearinghouse for fact sheets about cancer, cancer statistics, details about screening, complementary and alternative therapies, and extensive support resources.

National Institutes of
Reliable health information for both consumers and professionals. Search for your topic of interest.

National Kidney
Information for patients as well as healthcare professionals.

National Pressure Ulcer Advisory
Provides related links, FAQ, position statements, and other resources.