At this site, you'll find lots of great information on how to quit smoking. You'll learn how to set a quit date, quit, and avoid weight gain. Learn ways to make quitting easier, even if you are a long-time smoker.

Provides tips to help in finding a physician and facility that will meet your specific needs, current treatment options for a wide variety of cancers as well as links to clinical trial sites. Be sure to look for information on prevention and detection!

Offers good basic information that everyone with diabetes will want to read. Separate sections are provided for both type I and type II diabetes. Learn about events happening in your local area or take a virtual grocery tour.

Under the Healthy Lifestyle section, you will find a number of educational fact sheets on nutrition as well as many healthy lifestyle tips! This site also provides a Healthy Lifestyle FAQ section to help answer those frequently asked questions.

>AmFAR is the leading non-profit organization for the support of AIDS research. Their mission is to prevent HIV infection and the disease and death associated with it and to protect the human rights of all people threatened by the epidemic of HIV/AIDS.

Extensive information on all topics related to heart disease including stroke, heart attack, and high blood pressure. You'll also find information on classes as well as educational programs for kids.

Founded in 1904 to fight tuberculosis, ALA today fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco

The American Public Health Association (APHA) is the oldest and largest organization of public health professionals in the world, representing more than 50,000 members from over 50 occupations of public health.

The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.

The lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships.

The Community Tool Box provides over 6,000 pages of practical skill-building information on over 250 different topics. Topic sections include step-by-step instruction, examples, check-lists, and related resources.

This site provides information from the Local Physical Activity and Nutrition Branch of North Carolina, which works to change the environment and develop policies that will lead to healthier lifestyles among North Carolina Residents. Topics addressed are obesity, physical inactivity, poor nutrition, and tobacco use.

The EPA (The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) provides an on-line tutorial to enhance a person's grantwriting skills.

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