Find Out More About Being Safe


Alcoholics Anonymous

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons – bike helmets

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Center for Disease Control - TIPS page (Tobacco Information and Prevention Sources)

Center for Democracy & Technology --list of steps to take to protect yourself online

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)


International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions

Medical Library Association

Medline Plus

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

National Institutes of Health

National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism:  information on screening tests

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information


Books and Articles

Creagan, E. (2003). How NOT to be my patient: A physician's secrets for staying healthy and surviving any diagnosis. Florida: Health Communications, Inc.

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, H. (1998). The Go Ask Alice book of answers: A guide to good physical, sexual, and emotional health. New York: 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.,  Jahnke, R. (2002). The circle of life facilitator training manual, (11). Santa. Barbara, CA: Health Action

Prochaska, J.O., Norcross, J.C., Diclemente, C.C. (1994). Changing for good. New York: Avon Books.

Seigal, B., August, Y. (2003). Help me to heal: A practical guidebook for patients, visitors and caregivers. New York: Hay House, Inc.

Stoppard, M. (2003). Healthy sex. Dorling Kindersley.