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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: www.adobe.com/prodindex/acrobat/readstep.html

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

Alzheimer's Diseasewww.nia.nih.gov/Alzheimers/Publications/adfact.htm
Fact Sheet from The National Institute on Aging

American Cancer Society www.cancer.org
Publications, research, and consumer information.

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

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

CNN Healthwww.cnn.com/HEALTH
An ongoing source for up-to-date health news.

Healthy Peoplewww.healthypeople.gov
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. • www.mayoclinic.com/index.cfm

Merck Manual of Geriatricswww.merck.com/pubs/mm_geriatrics/
All 134 chapters of this book are available online, covering a variety of issues related to geriatric care.

National Cancer Institute - Cancer Information Centerwww.cancer.gov
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 Healthwww.nih.gov/
Reliable health information for both consumers and professionals. Search for your topic of interest.

National Kidney Foundationwww.kidney.org
Information for patients as well as healthcare professionals.

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

Wellness Councils of Americawww.welcoa.com/freeresources/index.php?category=20
PowerPoint presentations on healthy living, stress management.