Wellness Defined

The dictionary defines wellness as " The quality or state of being in good health especially as an actively sought goal". Ultimately, each person's wellness is individual.

Below are links you may find helpful in learning about different health topics.

American Heart Association - Learn and Live
http://www.mystartonline.org/

Fingertip Formulary - Health Plan Formulary and Drug Tier Status
http://www.fingertipformulary.com/

10-Year Risk Calculator for Developing Coronary Heart Disease
http://hp2010.nhlbihin.net/atpiii/calculator.asp?usertype=prof

American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp

American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org/home.jsp

Avian Flu Information
http://www.cdc.gov/flu/avian/gen-info/qa.htm

Breast Cancer Risk Calculator
http://www.cancer.gov/bcrisktool/

Dietary Recommendations for Lowering Blood Pressure
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/hbp/dash/new_dash.pdf

Dietary Recommendations for Lowering Cholesterol and Triglycerides
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/chol/chol_tlc.pdf

Drug Watch - Keeping an eye on pharmaceuticals
http://www.drugwatch.com/

General Dietary Guidelines
http://www.mypyramid.gov/

General Exercise Guidelines
http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/physical/recommendations/index.htm

Immunization Information
http://www.vaccineinformation.org/

Infectious Diseases
http://www.cdc.gov