This tool offers suggestions to help consumers stay safe during the holiday season.
It addresses the following topics:
- Toys and gifts
- Older adults
- Food and cooking
- Alcohol, parties, and driving
This fact sheet explains how a patient in need of a transplant is matched to an organ donor. It briefly describes the centralized computer network maintained by the United Network for Organ Sharing, addresses the role of the transplant center, explains how patients in the transplant pool are ranked, and discusses the process once an organ becomes available.
This brochure offers people with AIDS tips on how to avoid foodborne illnesses.
This brochure addresses the following topics:
- Bacteria and food poisoning
- Shopping for food
- At home
- Eating out
- Traveling abroad
This Web site offers Federally-developed interactive tools and other resources to help community organizations and partnerships in their efforts to support youth. Included are tools and resources to help form effective partnerships, assess community assets, understand risk factors and protective factors, generate maps of local and Federal resources, and search for evidence-based youth programs.
The Mental Health Services Locator is a searchable database of mental health services and resources around the country.
You can access the following features in the database by selecting a State or U.S. territory from a map or drop-down menu:
- Mental health facilities locator
- Mental health services directory
- Hispanic youth violence prevention services
- State resource guide
- State suicide prevention programs
- Substance abuse treatment...
This consumer fact sheet provides the following information about aspirin and heart attack risk:
- Risk factors for heart attack
- Aspirin safety
- What you should do
This guide describes cervical cancer, risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment options. It is organized into the following sections:
- What is it?
- Causes, risk factors, and prevention
- Early detection, diagnosis, and staging
- Treating cervical cancer
- Talking with your doctor
- More information
This tool contains five different diagrams of the human eye. The user can click on a part of the eye and the definition of that anatomy part will appear. The eye diagram includes:
- Optic Nerve
- Vitreous Gel
This toolkit provides the latest evidence-based tools and techniques to help physicians start their own personalized diabetes prevention program. The toolkit is based on the lifestyle modification strategies used in the Diabetes Prevention Program, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. Information and materials provided in the toolkit include a decision pathway to diagnose and treat pre-diabetes, proven strategies to counsel and motivate patients, an office poster, and copier-ready...
This checklist is intended to heighten the awareness and sensitivity of personnel to the importance of cultural diversity, cultural competence, and linguistic competence in early childhood settings. It provides concrete examples of the kinds of practices that foster such an environment.
This checklist can be used to assess cultural and linguistic competence in the following areas:
- Physical environment, materials, and resources
- Communication styles ...