Sites on Diseases

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    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov Includes information on numerous health and safety topics, publications, data and statistics, and current research.
    American Cancer Society www.cancer.org Information on cancers and therapies.
    American Heart Association www.americanheart.org Information on the anatomy and physiology of the heart, heart disease, risk factors, and prevention.
    American Social Health Association www.ashastd.org Site to increase public awareness about STD's.
    Includes an alphabetized sexual health glossary.
    The Healthy Refrigerator www.healthyfrig.org Information about healthy eating to prevent heart disease.
    National Center for Infectious Diseases www.cdc.gov/ncidod Comprehensive information about a broad range of infectious diseases.  Includes global response and strategies.
    Influenza www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/influenza PBS's transcript of a video about the 1918 influenza epidemic, including teaching ideas.
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute www.nhlbi.nih.gov Includes an index of diseases and conditions, and information on clinical trials and outreach programs.
    American Diabetes Association www.diabetes.org Tips for teens and parents on managing diabetes.