Healthy people are aware of the current state of their own health and are familiar with common health issues affecting themselves and their family. Take control of your health—learn about it.
Getting AnswersIf you have issues specific to your own health, your primary care physician is the best source for information.
If you want to research health and wellness issues on your own, try to find trustworthy sources. Here are some good places to start:
- American Cancer Society
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Health and Human Services
- Lab Tests Online
- National Institutes of Health
People engaged in their health and health care decisions usually attain the best treatment and outcome. The following sites offer nationally accepted guidelines for self-care and treatment. We hope you find them helpful in understanding your health. Knowledge is power!
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
- Before You Have Surgery, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
- Living Well with Arthritis
- Living Well with Asthma
- Living Well with COPD
- Living Well with Diabetes
- Living Well with High Cholesterol
- My 9 Months, March of Dimes
- National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
- Understanding Depression
- Understanding Thyroid Diseases