Health & Wellness Resources

Find what you need to live a healthy and happy life. Here you’ll find links to specialty advocacy, parenting, and fitness resources.

Advocacy Sites:

AARP: American Association of Retired Persons

The AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people 50 and over.

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers.

Annie E. Casey Foundation

The Annie E. Casey Foundation works to build better futures for disadvantaged children and their families in the United States. 

The National CASA Association

The National Court Appointed Special Advocates Association provides leadership for CASA programs and volunteers across the country.

Children's Defense Fund

The mission of the Children's Defense Fund is to Leave No Child Behind® and to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, and Fair Start.

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Health & Wellness – General:

American Council on Science and Health

The ACSH is a consumer education consortium concerned with issues related to food and nutrition.

American Running Association

American Running Association is a nonprofit, educational association of runners, medical professionals, and corporations.

The Discovery Health Channel's website.

This site is published by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). The AAFP is a national, nonprofit medical association.

A site that provides information about fitness events.

MedicineNet, Inc. is an online healthcare media publishing company that strives to provide easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information.


MEDtropolis' goal is to educate and entertain kids and adults alike in the areas of healthcare and healthy living.

This site that is maintained by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists to help you find the important information that you need.

Safety for Seniors at Home

Here’s a look at some of the most common safety issues that affect mature-age homeowners, along with some handy tips to improve household safety.


WebMD states that their content staff blends award-winning expertise in content creation, community services, expert commentary, and medical review.

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Sites focused on Parenting and Child Care:

American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

BabyCenter strives to be the leading destination on the Internet for new and expectant parents.

Bright Futures

This site advocates a developmental approach to providing health supervision for children of all ages.

This site is published by Earth’s Magic, LLC that includes news, articles, message boards, journals, and more.

This site was called "the most visited pediatric website in the nation."

La Leche League

This site that provides education, information, support, and encouragement to breast-feeding mothers.

This site is published by Earth’s Magic, LLC that includes news, articles, message boards, journals, and more.

National Safe Kids Campaign

The National SAFE KIDS Campaign claims to be the first national organization dedicated solely to the prevention of unintentional childhood injury.

Neighborhood Safety for Kids

Parents can help kids stay safe by going over basic rules and safety tips, as well as helping them get to know the ins and outs of their neighborhood.

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St. Vincent’s Medical Center

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