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Caregiving and General Health
Consumer news
  1.   AARP - caregiver help for Boomers, travel info, insurance and more
  2.   About.com
  3.   Assisted Living Locator
  4.   BoomerWomenSpeak.com
  5.   Caregiver.com
  6.   Caringbridge.org
  7.   Best Hospitals (source: US News World Report)
  8.   EmpowHer.com - female empowerment for medical decision-making and portal
  9.   IBS Tales.com - female support for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  10.   HealthyWomen.org - National Women's Health Resource Center
  11.   PatientPower.info - patient interviews by Andrew Schorr
  12.   SeniorLiving.org - comprehensive senior care resource center
  13.   Social Security Resource Center for Patients with Coronary Artery Disease
  14.   WebMD.com
Children's Health
  Amazing Food Detective - SOLVE EACH CASE!
  Calculating Your Child's BMI Score
  Hip Candy - fashions for teen girls to connect
  Teen Spark - Adventure living for teens

Communication Tools for Caregivers
  Advance Directives
  Care.com - to hire caregiver support quickly
  Diseases Explained
  Dr. Mirkin
  Dynamic Living - specialized medical needs equipment
  Healthy Living - from Healthfinder.gov
  Medicare Rights and e-Newsletter sign-up
  Medicare Today
  Mesothelioma in Women
  Mesothelioma, Talcum Powder and Asbestos
  Mesothelioma and Fertility in Women
  National Family Caregivers
  New Jersey Family Care
  Palliative Care Help
Pharmacy support
  Rosalyn Carter Institute at Georgia Southwestern University
  Real Age Quiz
  State Report Cards on Open–Heart Surgery

Complimentary and Alternative Medicine
  Compare Chelation Methods
  National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine

Diabetes Care
  Lifescan Glucose Monitoring Device by J&J
  MiniMed insulin pump by Medtronic

  Exercise Directory

Gender Medicine
  International Journal for Equity in Health
  Personal Health Tools, Videos on Girl/Women Health from Healthfinder.gov
  Prolonged Q-T Interval- drugs contributing to a potentially fatal heart rhythm
  WHF's Purple Ribbon Campaign for Gender-specific Care

Heart Procedures
  CardioVisual App
  Live webcasts of heart surgery and other operations at OR-Live.com
  Stent Use- FDA Guidelines and Alerts

Heart Disease and Wellness
  AHRQ Research -search by topic
  FDA Women's Health Alerts
  American Heart Association
  AHA Go Red for Women
  Cholesterol Guidelines from NIH
Healthline Interactive Human Heart - Guide to invasive procedures
  Health information A-Z from NIH
  Heart Attack Facts from Genentech
  National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine

  Cardiothoracic Support Bra for Women (by Aztec Heart)
  Home health testing kit for cholesterol from Homehealthtesting.com
  Mind Tools for a Successful Career
  United Ostomy Surgical Supply- to order an Omron Blood Pressure device for self-monitoring

Medical Professionals
  National Guidelines Clearinghouse for Evidence-based Medicine

Medicine Safety
  Acetaminophen - Consumer guide for safe use
  Acetaminophen Poster - Warnings for consumers
  Acetaminophen Use - Health professionals
  Drug Therapy and Aging - Peter Lamy Center
  Drugs affecting Q-T interval and Torsades de Point - contributing to sudden cardiac arrest
  Medication Safety - a message from former NJ governor Christie Whitman

Mental Health
  Am I depressed? Identifying what’s wrong
  The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise
  Recovering Together: The Benefits of Adopting a Companion Animal While in Addiction Recovery
  Dual Diagnosis and Recovery
  12 Ways to Help a Teen Handle the Emotional Challenges of Moving
  Mental Illness in Kids: The Surprising Warning Signs
  Promoting Mental Health at Home: How to Design the Perfect Meditation Room
  TM for Women's Heart Health
  What to Do If You Feel Suicidal
  Mental Health - NIMH publications

  DASH Eating Plan to control high blood pressure
  Detox the world - Natalia Rose
  Vegan Lifestyle by Michael Gregor, MD
  What to Eat to Protect Your Heart - Report from a Leading Research Team

  Patricia Fripp - online tips on how to speak to an audience
  Lois Trader "Lady in Red" - heart disease survivor - CA

Support Groups/Social Networking
  Ask Dr. Helen Pensanti, MD - a women physician supports bioidentical hormone replacement
  Dr. Helen Zielinshi Landon, PhD - a clinical psychologist provides online support
  Inspire.com - online patient support groups
  ModernMom.com - online support of moms with a fashion twist
  Momsrising.org - where moms and people who love them go to change the world
  Patientslikeme.com - online patient support groups

Wellness in Schools - Resources for school nurses, school board members and PTOs
  National Association of School Nurses - Position Papers & Resolutions
  YouTube: Secretary of Education Arne Duncan "Thinking Differently about our Schools"
  YouTube: NYC Dept Education Lori Rose Benson testifies before Congress on CHAMPS program
  Hip Hop Public Health" - combining rhyming, dance, music and fun learning
  Mind Up Curriculum - teach school kids how to relax, learn and be happy
  YouTube: MindfulSchools.org
  YouTube: MindUP school - Goldie Hawn Foundation promotes happy children
  YouTube: Dr. Dan Siegel - audio and video clips - healthy mind; healthy brain

Women’s Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centers
  Orchid Recovery Center-Florida



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