This Web site focuses on health topics of interest to girls (ages 10-16) and helps motivate them to choose healthy behaviors by using positive, supportive, and non-threatening messages.
This Web site includes the following categories of content for girls:
- Illness and disability
- Drugs, alcohol, and smoking
- Your future
- News and more
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) provides leadership in aging research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs relevant to aging and older people.This Web site includes the following:
- Publications: Information and tips on healthy aging, care giving, medications, dietary supplements, and diseases
- Clinical trials: Federally and privately supported clinical research with human volunteers
- Related sites: A list of National Institutes of...
This material is part of “15+ Make Time to Listen — Take Time to Talk,” an initiative to promote healthy child development and prevent youth and school-based violence. The Web site provides interactive questions to encourage 15 or more minutes of undivided conversation per day between parents/caregivers and children. Schools, adults, and children can use these questions to start conversations about bullying and how to prevent it.
The Web site provides questions in the...
Even small changes in eating, sleeping, and crying can be signs of serious problems for newborns. This guide helps new mothers identify some of the symptoms that require a pediatrician’s attention.
This workbook helps States improve the quality of home- and community-based programs and supports (HCBS) programs. It will help users understand, design, implement, document, and monitor the components of a quality improvement (QI) process for HCBS programs.
This workbook is arranged into the following chapters:
- Getting started
- Preliminary assessment
- Select a topic for the QI project
- Identify barriers and actions
- Define measures and data...
This brochure is part of the Back to Sleep campaign, an effort to educate families and caregivers about putting healthy infants on their backs to sleep to help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The brochure explains ways to reduce the risk of SIDS and provide a safe sleep environment for infants.
This tool addresses the following topics:
- What is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)?
- What should I know about SIDS?
- Fast facts about SIDS...
This 200-page resource manual outlines a systems approach to medication management in long-term care. It is designed to provide nursing home staff with a step-by-step guide through the key processes of a comprehensive medication management system and address areas that can lead to the reduction of medication errors. In addition, tools are offered as strategies to reduce the incidence and harm of errors.
The topics addressed in this manual include the following:...
A safety checklist program can help administrators, coordinators, and teachers bring their schools into compliance with Federal or State Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations. This information can also be used by colleges and universities with occupational safety and health programs. The checklists in this guide are based primarily on the regulations and standards of OSHA, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and other Federal agencies.
This table is designed as a hypothesis-testing, teaching, and reference tool for physicians and researchers interested in drug interactions that are the result of competition for or effects on the human cytochrome P450 system.
This tool provides hyperlinks from drug names to specific literature references, most of which include a link to the abstract of the article in the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed database. Also, the PubMed link after the drug name may be clicked on to...
This Web site provides consumers with detailed information about the past performance of every Medicare- and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country. Other resources are available at the site to help consumers with their nursing home choices.
This Web site includes the following sections:
- Find–Search for nursing homes by:
- ZIP code