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Mental Health

See also:

About mental health PDF Document
Source: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health/ University of Toronto, Canada

Anger Management for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Clients: A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy ManualPDF Document
Source: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Anger Management for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Clients: Participant WorkbookPDF Document
Source: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

BereavmentPDF Document
Source: Royal College of Psychiatrists - United Kingdom

Emotional Changes After Giving Birth PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Emotional Lives of Adolescents PDF Document
Source: NYU Child Study Center

Good Mental Health is Ageless PDF Document
Source: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Guide to food and mood PDF Document
Source: MIND - National Association for Mental Health, United Kingdom

Helping Someone at Risk for Suicide PDF Document
Source: Multicultural Mental Health Australia

How to cope with sleep problems PDF Document
Source: MIND - National Association for Mental Health, United Kingdom

Mass Disaster and TraumaPDF Document
Source: International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Mental Health and Coronary Heart Disease PDF Document
Source: Multicultural Mental Health Australia

Preventing Youth Suicide PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Sleeping Well PDF Document
Source: Royal College of Psychiatrists - United Kingdom

Suicide Prevention PDF Document
Source: New York Coalition for Asian American Mental Health


Mental Illness

See also:

Bipolar Mood Disorder? PDF Document
Source: SANE Australia

Bipolar Disorder PDF Document
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Bipolar Disorder PDF Document
Source: University Health Network - Toronto, Canada

Borderline Personality Disorder PDF Document
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Does Someone You Know Have a Mental Illness? PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Information for Families & Carers of People with a Mental Illness PDF Document
Source: Department of Human Services - Victoria, Australia

Living with Dramatic Mood Swings:Bipolar Disorder PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Mental Illness After Childbirth PDF Document
Source: Royal College of Psychiatrists - United Kingdom

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder PDF Document
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder PDF Document
Source: University Health Network - Toronto, Canada

Psychosis PDF Document
Source: University Health Network - Toronto, Canada

Schizophrenia PDF Document
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Schizophrenia PDF Document
Source: University Health Network - Toronto, Canada

Schizophrenia PDF Document
Source: Royal College of Psychiatrists - United Kingdom

Schizophrenia and Young People PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Understanding Mental IllnessPDF Document
Source: MIND - National Association for Mental Health, United Kingdom

What are Mental Illnesses? PDF Document
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

What is an Eating Disorder? PDF Document
Source: Multicultural Mental Health Australia

What is a Personality Disorder? PDF Document
Source: Multicultural Mental Health Australia

What is Schizophrenia? PDF Document
Source: Multicultural Mental Health Australia


Nutrition

See also:

Basic Guidelines for High Blood Pressure PDF Document
Source: American Dietetic Association

Be a Healthy MomPDF Document
Source: Washington State Department of Health - Division of Environmental Health

Asian Food Pyramid PDF Document
Source: Nutrition for New Americans Project

Better Health Begins With You PDF Document
Source: Nutrition for New Americans Project

Better Health for Mother and Baby PDF Document
Source: Nutrition for New Americans Project

Better Nutrition for Mature Adults PDF Document
Source: Nutrition for New Americans Project

Blood CholesterolPDF Document
Source: Alameda Alliance for Health - Almeda County, California

Caffeine and Your Health PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Carbohydrate Food Choices PDF Document
Source: California Pacific Medical Center - San Francisco, CA

Cholesterol Content in Food PDF Document
Source: American Dietetic Association

Choose Foods With 0 Grams Trans Fat"PDF Document
Source: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Choose water as a drink PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Control Your Cholesterol: Keep Your Heart HealthyPDF Document
Source: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Cook Healthy Meals for Your Loved OnesPDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Cut Down on Salt and Sodium PDF Document
Source: National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute/Healthy Roads Media

Sound Audio

Diet and Cancer [Booklet] PDF Document
Source: Hong Kong Cancer Fund

Dietary Fats and Your HealthPDF Document
Source: Ministry of Health Services - British Columbia, Canada

Dietary Fibre
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Eat more fruit and vegetables PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Eat Smart
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Family Meals - FAST, Healthful!PDF Document
Source: State of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Fibre and Your HealthPDF Document
Source: Ministry of Health Services - British Columbia, Canada

Fish Facts for Good HealthPDF Document
Source: Washington State Department of Health - Division of Environmental Health

Fitting More Fruit and Vegetables into Your Diet PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Folate and Your HealthPDF Document
Source: Ministry of Health Services - British Columbia, Canada

Folic Acid PDF Document
Source: Contra Costa Health Services - Contra Costa County, California

Food Allergies, OR just Food Fussiness? PDF Document
Source: State of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Food Guide Pyramid for Older Adults PDF Document
Source:Tufts University

Food Sources of Calcium and Vitamin DPDF Document
Source: Ministry of Health Services - British Columbia, Canada

Food Stamp Information: Fact Sheet of Eligibility for Seniors and Disables PersonsPDF Document
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture - USDA

Fruit and Vegetable fact sheets PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Get Healthy Now PDF Document
Source: California Department of Public Health

Good Food for Kids PDF Document
Source: Nutrition for New Americans Project

Guide to food and mood PDF Document
Source: MIND - National Association for Mental Health, United Kingdom

Healthier Snacks PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Healthy and Tasty Cookbook PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Healthy Asian Recipes PDF Document
Source: Department of Public Health - Seattle

Healthy Chinese Banquet – Good choices
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Healthy eating and arthritis PDF Document
Source: Arthritis Australia

Healthy eating to reduce cancer risk PDF Document
Source: Cancer Council of South Australia

Healthy Foods PDF Document
Source: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Arlington, VA

Healthy Snacks for AdultsPDF Document
Source: Ministry of Health Services - British Columbia, Canada

Heart Healthy EatingPDF Document
Source: Ministry of Health Services - British Columbia, Canada

High Potassium Food List PDF Document
Source: Patient Food and Nutrition Services - University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers

Hypertension and Sodium PDF Document
Source: EthnoMed/Harborview Medical Center - Seattle, WA

IronPDF Document
Source: American Dietetic Association

Iron for Strong BloodPDF Document
Source: Washington State Department of Health - Division of Environmental Health

Iron and Your HealthPDF Document
Source: Ministry of Health Services - British Columbia, Canada

Iron in FoodsPDF Document
Source: Ministry of Health Services - British Columbia, Canada

Keep a Good Weight and Stay HealthyPDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Know More About Fat
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Lactose or Dairy IntolerancePDF Document
Source: Washington State Department of Health - Division of Environmental Health

Lets Eat Out! Healthful Fast FoodsPDF Document
Source: State of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Lose the Fat, Keep the Vitamins...Drink Lowfat Milk! PDF Document
Source: California Department of Public Health

Low Fat DietPDF Document
Source: American Dietetic Association

Make Half Your Grains Whole [Worksheet] PDF Document
Source: California Department of Public Health

Moon Cake Equations
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

MyPyramid.gov Food Guide Pyramid PDF Document
Source: American Dietetic Association/USDA

Nutrition for the Person With Cancer During Treatment: A Guide for Patients and Families PDF Document
Source: American Cancer Society

Phosphorus Restricted Diet PDF Document
Source: Patient Food and Nutrition Services - University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers

Serve Up a Healthy Life--Give the Gift of Good Nutrition PDF Document
Source: U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Sodium-Controlled Diet PDF Document
Source: California Pacific Medical Center - San Francisco, CA

Stay Health by Eating Fruits and Vegetable PDF Document
Source: California Department of Health Services/California Department of Aging

Vegetarian Diet Guidelines
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Vitamin and Mineral Supplements for AdultsPDF Document
Source: Ministry of Health Services - British Columbia, Canada

Ways to Eat More Whole Grains/Choosing Whole Grain Foods PDF Document
Source: California Department of Public Health

What is "My Pyramid"?PDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Why Breakfast?PDF Document
Source: State of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Why Snack?PDF Document
Source: State of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services


Osteoporosis

Bone DensitometryPDF Document
Source: Department of Radiology - University of Wasington

Osteoporosis
Source: Department of Elderly Health Services - Hong Kong

Your Guide to Strong BonesPDF Document
Source: Osteoporosis Canada


Pain

About Your Pain from Health Information Translations PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Are You in Pain? PDF Document
Source: University Health Network - Toronto, Canada

Dealing with Pain (Arthritis) PDF Document
Source: Arthritis Australia

Managing Pain After Day Surgery PDF Document
Source: University Health Network - Toronto, Canada

Managing Pain with PCA - IV or Epidural PDF Document
Source: University Health Network - Toronto, Canada

Pain in Children and AdolescentsPDF Document
Source: Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

Pain relief: A guide for people with cancerPDF Document
Source: Canadian Cancer Society

Pain Scales PDF Document
Source: British Pain Society

Patient Controlled Analgesia Pump PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations


Prostate Cancer

If You Have Prostate Cancer PDF Document
Source: American Cancer Society

Prostate CancerPDF Document
Source: Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research & Training

Prostate Cancer PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Prostate CancerPDF Document
Source: Hong Kong Cancer Fund

Prostate Cancer [Booklet]PDF Document
Source: Hong Kong Cancer Fund


Psychotherapy

Choosing a Mental Health Professional for Children PDF Document
Source: NYU Child Study Center

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy PDF Document
Source: Royal College of Psychiatrists - United Kingdom

Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents PDF Document
Source: NYU Child Study Center

Psychotherapy PDF Document
Source: Royal College of Psychiatrists - United Kingdom

What is Psychotherapy? PDF Document
Source: Social Welfare Department - Hong Kong


Senior Health

See also:

Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults: Information for Family CaregiversPDF Document
Source: Ministry of Health Services - British Columbia, Canada

Aging
Source: Department of Elderly Health Services - Hong Kong

Aging, Medicines and Alcohol PDF Document
Source: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Cataract
Source: Department of Elderly Health Services - Hong Kong

Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease
Source: Department of Elderly Health Services - Hong Kong

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Information PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Common Eating Problems for Elders
Source: Department of Elderly Health Services - Hong Kong

Compression Stocking
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Depression in Older Adults PDF Document
Source: Royal College of Psychiatrists - United Kingdom

Drug Safety
Source: Department of Elderly Health Services - Hong Kong

Elderly & Sex
Source: Department of Elderly Health Services - Hong Kong

Elderly Health
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Food Guide Pyramid for Older Adults PDF Document
Source: Tufts University

Food Stamp Information: Fact Sheet of Eligibility for Seniors and Disables Persons PDF Document
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Geriatric Depression Scale PDF Document
Source: Aging Clinical Research Center (ACRC) - Stanford University/ VA Palo Alto Health Care System, California

Good Mental Health is Ageless PDF Document
Source: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Growing Older, but Staying Well PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Healing the Spirit: Treatment of Depression Among the Asian Elderly [Video]video
Source: Asian Pacific Fund in partnership with the Stanford Geriatric Education Center and AARP

Incontinence: Solutions for common bladder problems PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Looking After Your Legs PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Macular Degeneration PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Parkinson's Disease PDF Document
Source: Family Caregiver Alliance

Skin Care for the Elderly
Source: Department of Elderly Health Services - Hong Kong

Sleeping Well
Source: Department of Elderly Health Services - Hong Kong

Social Security Information PDF Document
Source: Social Security Administration

Stay Healthy by Staying Away From Health Fraud PDF Document
Source: National Institute on Aging/California Department of Aging

Stay Healthy by Taking Care of Yourself PDF Document
Source: National Institute on Aging/California Department of Aging

Stress in the Elderly
Source: Department of Elderly Health Services - Hong Kong

Swallowing Difficulty
Source: Department of Elderly Health Services - Hong Kong

Urinary Incontinence
Source: Department of Elderly Health Services - Hong Kong

Weight Bearing Using a Walker PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

What is elder abuse? PDF Document
Source: Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants - Canada


Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

See also:

Chlamydia
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Chlamydia PDF Document
Source: Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services

Genital Herpes
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Genital Herpes: HSV PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Genital Warts
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Gonorrhoea
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Myths and facts about sexual health PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

HIV/STD: Know the Facts and Protect Yourself PDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Safer Sex PDF Document
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Syphilis PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

What Everyone Needs to Know About Sexually Transmitted DiseasePDF Document
Source: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Arlington, VA


Smoking

See also:

Car and Home: Smoke Free Zone Campaign PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Don't Burn Your Life Away--Be Good to Your Heart PDF Document
Source: U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Fact sheet on Smoking - For Smokers
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Fact Sheet on Smoking - Message to Parents
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Harmful Effects of Second-hand SmokePDF Document
Source: Ministry of Health Services - British Columbia, Canada

How to Quit Smoking PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Live Longer: Quit Smoking Now!PDF Document
Source: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Arlington, VA

Myths About Cigarette Smoking PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Passive Smoking PDF Document
Source:Children's Hospital at Westmead - Australia

Quit Smoking for Your Family
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Reasons to quit smoking PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Say Goodbye to Cigarettes
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Smoke Free and Fresh
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Smoking: It's Time to QuitPDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Smoking and PregnancyPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Understanding Addiction PDF Document
Source: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health/ University of Toronto, Canada

You Can Quit Smoking PDF Document
Source: Alameda Alliance for Health - Almeda County, California

Youngsters - Smoking Prevention
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong


Stress

Coping with Stress PDF Document
Source: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health/ University of Toronto, Canada

Guide to managing stress PDF Document
Source: MIND - National Association for Mental Health, United Kingdom

Mental Relaxation PDF Document
Source: Alameda Alliance for Health - Almeda County, California

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PDF Document
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Stress and Children PDF Document
Source: NYU Child Study Center

Stress and Your Health PDF Document
Source: University Health Network - Toronto, Canada

Stress - It Affects Children Too PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia



Stroke

See also:

Heart Attack – Cardiac Arrest – Stroke Warnings PDF Document
Source: Illinois Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program - Illinois Department of Public Health

High Blood Pressure PDF Document
Source: Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians/St. Elizabeth's Medical Center - Boston, MA

High-Blood Pressure: What You Need to Know About the "Silent Killer" PDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Hypertension-The Silent Killer PDF Document
Source: Heartland Health Outreach - Chicago, Illinois/Refugee Health Information Network

Is It a Stroke? Check these signs FAST! PDF Document
Source: Carney Hospital - Boston, MA/Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Know Your Numbers (BMI, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar) PDF Document
Source: Illinois Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program - Illonois Department of Public Health

Stay Healthy by Controlling Your Blood Pressure PDF Document
Source: American Dietetic Association/California Department of Aging

Stroke PDF Document
Source: Family Caregiver Alliance

Stroke PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack - What You Need to Know PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Swallowing Problems after Stroke PDF Document
Source: University Health Network - Toronto, Canada


Substance Abuse

See also:

Alcohol and Drug Treatment: How It Works, And How It Can Help You PDF Document
Source: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Anger Management for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Clients: A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy ManualPDF Document
Source: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Anger Management for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Clients: Participant WorkbookPDF Document
Source: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Caffeine and Your Health PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

The Facts About Buprenorphine for Treatment of Opioid AddictionPDF Document
Source: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

How to Approach Drug Issues with Your Family PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction: Facts for Families and FriendsPDF Document
Source: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Substance Abuse: Know the Signs to Help a Loved OnePDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Teen Health: Prescription Drug AbusePDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Understanding Addiction PDF Document
Source: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health/ University of Toronto, Canada

What is Substance Abuse Treatment? A Booklet for Families PDF Document
Source: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


Teen Health

See also:

AnorexiaPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

College Application Process: Helping Your Teen CopePDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Depression in Children and AdolescentsPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Emotional Lives of AdolescentsPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Helping Your College-Bound Children: A Guide for ParentsPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

How to Get Your Child and Teen Involved in the CommunityPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Preventing Eating DisordersPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Preventing Youth SuicidePDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Psychotherapies for Children and AdolescentsPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Schizophrenia and Young PeoplePDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Staying Healthy: Ages 12-17 PDF Document
Sources: Central Coast Alliance for Health - Santa Cruz/Monterey Counties, California

Staying Healthy: Ages 18+ PDF Document
Sources: Central Coast Alliance for Health - Santa Cruz/Monterey Counties, California

Surviving AdolescencePDF Document
Source:Royal College of Psychiatrists - U.K.

Teen Health: Prescription Drug AbusePDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Understanding eating disordersPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

What is an Eating Disorder? PDF Document
Source: Multicultural Mental Health Australia

Youth Gambling: Tips for Parents PDF Document
Source: California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs

Youth Substance AbusePDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center


Tuberculosis (TB)

Active Tuberculosis (TB) PDF Document
Source: University Health Network - Toronto, Canada

Active Tuberculosis (TB) Disease PDF Document
Source: Minnesota Department of Health

Do I Need a TB Test? PDF Document
Source: Virginia Department of Health/Healthy Roads Media

video Video Sound Audio

I Have Been Exposed to Tuberculosis PDF Document
Source: San Francisco Department of Public Health, TB Control

Instructions for Collecting Sputum for TB PDF Document
Source: Minnesota Department of Health

Mantoux Skin Test PDF Document
Source: Minnesota Department of Health

Pills to Prevent Tuberculosis PDF Document
Source: Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations

STOP TB infection Before it Makes you Sick PDF Document
Source: Virginia Department of Health/Healthy Roads Media

video Video Sound Audio

TB and BCG ("Bacille Calmette-Guerin" vaccine) PDF Document
Source: Virginia Department of Health/Healthy Roads

video Video Sound Audio

TB and HIV - A Dangerous Partnership PDF Document
Source: Virginia Department of Health/Healthy Roads Media

video Video Sound Audio

TB Contact Investigations PDF Document
Source: Minnesota Department of Health

TB Disease - You Need Treatment to Make you Well PDF Document
Source: Virginia Department of Health/Healthy Roads Media

video Video Sound Audio

Treatment for Latent Tuberculosis Infection PDF Document
Source: Minnesota Department of Health

Tuberculin Test (Mantoux Test) PDF Document
Source: Queensland Health - State of Queensland, Australia

Tuberculosis PDF Document
Source: Massachusetts Department of Health

Tuberculosis PDF Document
Source: Public Health - King County, Washington State

Tuberculosis: Learn About this Easily Spread InfectionPDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Tuberculosis Disease Overview PDF Document
Source: Queensland Health - State of Queensland, Australia

Tuberculosis Information PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Tuberculosis (TB) Medications PDF Document
Source: Queensland Health - State of Queensland, Australia

Tuberculosis Neonatal BCG Vaccination PDF Document
Source: Queensland Health - State of Queensland, Australia

Tuberculosis Vaccination PDF Document
Source: Queensland Health - State of Queensland, Australia

What is a TB Test? PDF Document
Source: Virginia Department of Health/Healthy Roads Media

video Video Sound Audio

What is Tuberculosis?PDF Document
Source: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Arlington, VA

What you Should Know about Taking Tuberculosis Medicines PDF Document
Source: Virginia Department of Health/Healthy Roads Media

video Video Sound Audio

 


Vaccinations

Anthrax PDF Document
Source: Centers for Disease Control/Immunization Action Coalition

Are you 11-19 years old? Then you need to be vaccinated against these serious diseases! PDF Document
Source: Immunization Action Coalition

Chickenpox Vaccine PDF Document
Source: Centers for Disease Control/Immunization Action Coalition

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis Vaccine PDF Document
Source: Centers for Disease Control/Immunization Action Coalition

Get the Shots to Protect Your Child PDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Hepatitis A Vaccine PDF Document
Source: Centers for Disease Control/Immunization Action Coalition

Hepatitis B Vaccine PDF Document
Source: Centers for Disease Control/Immunization Action Coalition

H1N1 Vaccine is Safe [Video]video
Source: Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Hib Vaccine PDF Document
Source: Centers for Disease Control/Immunization Action Coalition

Hib Vaccine [Audio]Sound
Source: EthnoMed/Immunization Action Coalition

HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Vaccine PDF Document
Source: Centers for Disease Control/Immunization Action Coalition

Immunizations (Shots) Keep Your Child Healthy PDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Influenza Vaccine - Inactivated PDF Document
Source: Centers for Disease Control/Immunization Action Coalition

Influenza Vaccine - Live Intranasal PDF Document
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/ Immunization Action Coalition

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccine PDF Document
Source: Centers for Disease Control/Immunization Action Coalition

Meningococcal PDF Document
Source: Centers for Disease Control/Immunization Action Coalition

Multi-Vaccine PDF Document
Source: Centers for Disease Control/Immunization Action Coalition

Polio Vaccine (Inactivated) PDF Document
Source: Centers for Disease Control/Immunization Action Coalition

Polio Vaccine (Oral) PDF Document
Source: Centers for Disease Control/Immunization Action Coalition

Screening Questionnaire for Adult Immunization PDF Document
Source: Centers for Disease Control/Immunization Action Coalition

Take the H1N1 Flu Shot [Video]video
Source: Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Tuberculosis Neonatal BCG Vaccination PDF Document
Source: Queensland Health - State of Queensland, Australia

Tuberculosis Vaccination PDF Document
Source: Queensland Health - State of Queensland, Australia

Yellow Fever PDF Document
Source: Centers for Disease Control/Immunization Action Coalition


Weight Control

Childhood ObesityPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Childhood Obesity PDF Document
Source: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Arlington, VA

Diabetes: Protect Your Heart by Losing Weight PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Keep a Good Weight and Stay HealthyPDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Tips for Weight ControlPDF Document
Source: American Dietetic Association

Understanding Childhood ObesityPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Weight Control
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

What is Obesity?PDF Document
Source: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Arlington, VA


Women's Health

See also:

Cancer Facts for Women PDF Document
Source: American Cancer Society

Cancer Screening for WomenPDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Dealing with Menopause
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Endometriosis Information PDF Document
Source: Royal Women's Hospital - Melbourne, Australia

Endometriosis: Treating Endometriosis PDF Document
Source: Royal Women's Hospital - Melbourne, Australia

Endometriosis: Treating Endometriosis with Laparoscopy PDF Document
Source: Royal Women's Hospital - Melbourne, Australia

Folic Acid PDF Document
Source: Contra Costa Health Services - Contra Costa County, California

Gynecologic Cancers: What Women Need to KnowPDF Document
Source: Office of Women's Health - Department of Health Servcies California

Helping Yourself Heal: A Recovering Woman's Guide to Coping With Childhood Abuse Issues PDF Document
Source: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Hysterectomy PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Hysteroscopy PDF Document
Source: Royal Women's Hospital - Melbourne, Australia

Laparoscopy PDF Document
Source: Royal Women's Hospital - Melbourne, Australia

Managing Menopause PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Menopause, the "Change of Life" PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

OB/GYN Cancer
Source: Korean American Cancer Project in Maryland/ Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Ovarian Cancer: What Women Need to KnowPDF Document
Source: Office of Women's Health - Dept. of Health Services, California

Pelvic Exam and Pap Test PDF Document
Source: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/ Harborview Medical Center

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Preparing for a Healthy Menopause PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Routine Health Exams for Women (Pap Test, Mammograms)PDF Document
Source: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Arlington, VA

Understanding Menopause and Midlife PDF Document
Source: Jean Hailes Foundation for Women's Health - Australia

Uterine Cancer: What Women Need to KnowPDF Document
Source: Office of Women's Health - Department of Health Services, California

What Every Woman Should Know about Her Body (Menstrual Cycle)PDF Document
Source: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Arlington, VA

When Menopause Affects Relationships PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Women and DiabetesPDF Document
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration/American Diabetes Association

Women's Health
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong