Saturday, May 06, 2006

May is National [assorted health topics] Month

Your selected health observances for May are as follows:

Hepatitis Awareness Month
Living with Hepatitis - Hepatitis Foundation International
MedlinePlus: Hepatitis
Hepatitis A, B, and C: Learn the Differences - Immunization Action Coalition
Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C - American Liver Foundation
Hepatitis - National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

High Blood Pressure Education Month
Activity Kit for the observance - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Your Guide to Lowering High Blood Pressure - NHLBI
MedlinePlus: High Blood Pressure
High Blood Pressure - American Heart Association

Lyme Disease Awareness Month (this one's for you, Ivy!)
Lyme Disease - familydoctor.org
Learn About Lyme Disease - the CDC's Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases
Lyme Disease - MayoClinic.com
American Lyme Disease Foundation
MedlinePlus: Lyme Disease

Mental Health Month
Mind Your Health - National Mental Health Association
MedlinePlus: Mental Health
Healthy Minds. Healthy Lives - American Pyschiatric Association
Mental Health Services Locator - US Dept of Health & Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Mental Health Topics - National Institute of Mental Health

Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
National Osteoporosis Foundation
Your Disease Risk: Osteoporosis - Harvard School of Public Health
Osteoporosis - American College of Rheumatology
National Institutes of Health, Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases - National Resource Center
MedlinePlus: Osteoporosis

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
Teen Pregnancy Prevention - Advocates for Youth
MedlinePlus: Teenage Pregnancy
National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Teen Health and Reducine Teenage Pregnancy - Planned Parenthood
Adolescents - Guttmacher Institute

National Women's Health Week: May 14-20, 2006
National Women's Health Week
National Women's Health Information Center
Our Bodies, Ourselves - Boston Women's Health Book Collective
Society for Women's Health Research
MedlinePlus: Women's Health Topics
Black Women's Health Imperative
International Women's Health Coalition
Planned Parenthood

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MeSH Tags: Hepatitis; Hypertension; Lyme Disease; Mental Disorders; Mental Health; Osteoporosis; Pregnancy in Adolescence; Women's Health

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