Health & Wellness
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articles, resources and more!
Healthier School Days
Tools for Schools
offers topic-specific policy and resource materials to assist schools in meeting
the new nutrition standards.
The School Day Just Got Healthier
provides an audience-specific collection of resources including brochures, fact
sheets, FAQs, school lessons and templates to help prepare for changes to school
Allergies and Food Sensitivities
Find general information on food allergies. Please
also see these pages for resources on specific allergies and sensitivities.
National Diabetes Education Program
Established in 1997, the National Diabetes Education Program includes over 200
partners at the federal, state and local levels, working together to improve the
treatment and outcomes for people with diabetes, promote early diagnosis, and
prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.
We Can - Children Activity & Nutrition
(Ways to Enhance Children's
Activity & Nutrition) is a national movement
designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help
children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight.
Bicycle & Pedestrian Program
The Bicycle & Pedestrian Program of the Federal
Highway Administration's Office of Human Environment promotes bicycle and
pedestrian transportation use, safety, and accessibility.
Through partnerships with the public, private, and non-profit sectors, the
Council promotes programs and initiatives that motivate people of all ages,
backgrounds, and abilities to lead active, healthy lives.
West Nile Virus
West Nile virus (WNV) is most commonly transmitted
to humans by mosquitoes. About 1 in 5 people who are infected will develop a
fever with other symptoms.
Radon - Indoor Air Quality
Radon is a health hazard with a simple solution.
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.
For over 60 years, CDC has been dedicated to
protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and
control of disease, injury, and disability.
Whole Kids Foundation
Whole Kids Foundation is dedicated to helping kids eat better—and enjoy it! Find
grants, resources, online tools and more to support school gardens.
Children's Butterfly Site
Despite their small size, butterflies and moths are
some of the World's most wondrous animals. Their beauty, seemingly miraculous
metamorphosis, and apparently carefree flight all spark our imaginations.
Pollinators are responsible for assisting over 80%
of the world's flowering plants. Without them, humans and wildlife wouldn't have
much to eat or look at!
Start2Farm.gov is a database of programs and resources for beginning farmers and
ranchers in the United States.