Find Out More About Self-Care and Prevention
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality www.ahrq.gov/
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) www.fda.gov/
The Medical Library Association www.mlanet.org
Medline Plus http://medlineplus.gov/
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) http://nccam.nih.gov/health/
National Institutes of Health www.nih.gov/
Joint Commission's Speak Up Program http://www.jointcommission.org/GeneralPublic/Speak+Up/
American Academy of Sleep Medicine www.aasmnet.org/
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration www.nhtsa.dot.gov/
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information http://ncadi.samhsa.gov/
The Center for Disease Control - TIPS page (Tobacco Information and Prevention Sources) www.cdc.gov/tobacco
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - bike helmets http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00425
Books and Articles
Creagan, E. (2003). How NOT to be my patient: A physician's secrets for staying healthy and surviving any diagnosis. Health Communications, Inc. FL.
Fries, J.F., Koops, C. Everett, et al. (1993). Reducing Health Care Cost by Reducing the Need and Demand for Medical Services. New England Journal of Medicine, 329, 321-325.
Holt, Henry (1998). The Go Ask Alice Book of Answers: A Guide to Good Physical, Sexual, and Emotional Health. Columbia University Health Education Program.
Manning, W.G., Keeler, E.B., Newhouse, J.P., Sloss, E.M., Wasserman, J. (1991). The cost of poor habits. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.
McLean, R. and Jahnke, R. (2002). The Circle of Life Facilitator Training Manual, (11).
Prochaska, J.O., Norcross, J.C., Diclemente, C.C. (1994). Changing for Good. New York: Avon Books.
Seigal, B., MD, August, Yosaif (2003). Help Me to Heal: A Practical Guidebook for Patients, Visitors and Caregivers. Hay House Inc.
Stoppard, Miriam, MD (2003). Healthy Sex. Dorling Kindersley.