The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit
health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.
The mission of the organization is to prevent and cure diabetes, and to
improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. A person can take
an interactive diabetes risk test and get immediate feedback at this site
The American Heart Association is a non profit agency devoted to research
and education on coronary heart disease (CHD) and other cardiovascular diseases.
This site provides an interactive assessment of CHD risk based on some of
the established modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a component of the National Institutes
of Health (NIH). The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National
Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information
dissemination, and other programs..
Human health and human disease result from three interactive elements:
environmental factors, individual susceptibility and age. The mission of
the NIEHS is to reduce the burden of human illness and dysfunction from
environmental causes. This site contains facts about environmental-related
diseases and health risks.
NCEH's mission is to provide national leadership, through science and
service, to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling
disease, birth defects, disability, and death resulting from interactions
between people and their environment. There is a children's version of this
web site that can be accessed from the home page.
Information on specific mental disorders, diagnosis and treatment, Consensus
Conference proceedings, NIMH long range plans & research reports, publications
order forms, Quicktime videos, Anxiety Disorders and Depression information,
and other resources.
AEHF is a non-profit organization that sells environmentally safe products.
The Foundation has funded research projects (many of the research papers are
available at no cost on this internet
site). The AEHF also sponsors an International Symposium for physicians
and scientists from around the world. This annual conference has focused on
the environmental aspects of many areas including Food Sensitivities, and
Neurological and Cardiovascular Function
Depression.com is dedicated to providing practical information about
depression and its treatment. A variety of topics, including types of depression,
anxiety and depression, sex and depression, weight-gain and depression, anti-depressant
therapies, and a depression self-quiz are features of this site.