World Health Organization - This page provides links to descriptions of activities, reports, news and events, as well as contacts and cooperating partners in the various WHO programmes and offices working on this topic. Also shown are links to related web sites and topics.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention - Sexual health is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social wellbeing in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity. Sexual health requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, discrimination and violence.
Allergies and Asthma
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America - The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), a not-for-profit organization founded in 1953, is the leading patient organization for people with asthma and allergies, and the oldest asthma and allergy patient group in the world.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases. For more than 60 years, NIAID research has led to new therapies, vaccines, diagnostic tests, and other technologies that have improved the health of millions of people in the United States and around the world.
Diet and Exercise
Center for Disease Control and Prevention - Physical Activity - The Physical Activity Resources for Health Professionals section offers information and tools for personnel in state and local health departments, education agencies, universities, community coalitions, organizations that fund public health programs, health care systems, and others who have an interest in or responsibility for increasing physical activity. It provides key reference documents, data and surveillance resources, information to assist you with program planning and evaluation, and ideas for physical activity promotion.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention - Nutrition - CDC nutrition efforts cover a wide spectrum of related topics. Good nutrition is vital to good health, disease prevention, and essential for healthy growth and development of children and adolescents.
National Institute of Mental Health - The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.
National Eating Disorders Association - NEDA is committed to providing help and hope to those affected by eating disorders.
Mental Health America: Depression Screening - Mental Health America is the country’s leading nonprofit dedicated to helping ALL people live mentally healthier lives. With our more than 320 affiliates nationwide, we represent a growing movement of Americans who promote mental wellness for the health and well-being of the nation – everyday and in times of crisis.
Depression: Medline Plus - MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
Alcohol and Drugs
The Higher Education Center - The Higher Education Center helps campuses and communities address problems of alcohol, other drugs, and violence by identifying effective strategies and programs based upon the best prevention science.
Cold and Flu
Center for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC explains questions and answers about the cold and the flu.
WebMD : Cold and Flu Center - Is it a cold or the flu? While a common cold, including chest cold and head cold, can be caused by more than 200 viruses, seasonal flu is caused by either influenza A or B viruses. Cold and flu remedies can usually ease symptoms. Antiviral medications like Relenza or Tamiflu are helpful if prescribed soon after flu symptoms start.
US Drug and Food Administration - FDA provides informations to the consumer about the cold and the flu.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Information about Gonorrhea: Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Information about Herpes: Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Information about HIV/Aids: Center for Disease Control and Prevention
HPV in men: Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Medline Plus - Medline Plus tells the causes, symptoms, and the treatment for Meningitis.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention - Explains how Meningitis may developin response to a number of causes.
Self breast Exam
Breast Cancer Exam - Breastcancer.org is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer.
Self Testicular Exam
The Testicular Cancer Resource Center - Explanation on how to do a self testicualar exam.
The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention - The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention is comprised of more than 45 organizations whose staffs have experience, expertise, and knowledge in the area of disease prevention and education.
The Skin Cancer Foundation - The Skin Cancer Foundation is dedicated to reducing the incidence of skin cancer through a combination of research, public education and awareness.
American Cancer Society - Information on cigarette, cigar, and smokeless tobacco use, and learn how it affects different groups of people.
National Cancer Institute - Information about causes, side effects, and helpful prevention.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), through its Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), is the lead federal agency for comprehensive tobacco prevention and control. OSH is a division within the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, which is located within CDC's Coordinating Center for Health Promotion.