Health Resources & Links
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
An agency of the USDHHS. To prevent exposure and adverse human health effects and diminished quality of life associated with exposure to hazardous substances from waste sites, unplanned releases and sources of pollution present in the environment.
Academy of Pediatrics
An agency that addresses the needs of children, their families, and their communities by supporting members through advocacy, education, research, and service.
American Lung Association, Lung Information Service Center
online ETS packet
American Medical Association
Information for physicians, health professionals or patients
Americans for Nonsmokers Rights
is the only national organization dedicated to nonsmokers' rights, taking on the tobacco industry at all levels of government to protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke and youth from tobacco addiction. ANR pursues an action-oriented program of policy and legislation.
Agency on Aging
Agency to assist older people and their families of Portage, Stark, Summit, and Wayne counties in achieving the highest quality of life through a responsive network of services and resources.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC is the federal agency that has ultimate responsibility for the control of disease in the US. This is the main web page for CDC from which the latest detailed information on any infectious disease can be found.
Children's Defense Fund
America's strongest voice for children. Mission: to Leave No Child Behind, and to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.
Product Safety Commission
An independent Federal regularity agency, CPSC helps keep American families safe by reducing the risk of injury or death from consumer products. Visit the website often to share lifesaving information. Go to "Report unsafe products" to send information on-line.
Consumer updates regarding prescription medications, their side effects and symptoms, and safety information.
Extensive information about thousands of different medications and drugs currently on the market including details about side effects and interactions.
and Drug Administration
Information on food, drugs and more related issues.
Gateway to government food safety information
Fruits & Veggies More
A nonprofit organization designed to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables to 5 or more servings a day to improve health of Americans.
National health promotion and disease prevention initiative. Goals to increase the quality and years of healthy life and eliminate health disparities.
Journal of Emerging Infectious Diseases
This journal is published six times per year by the CDC. It is a peer reviewed journal tracking and analyzing disease trends in the US.
La Leche League International
dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breast-fed.
An organization formed to help those who have been affected by Mesothelioma. Its mission is to improve the life expectancy, and survival rate of patients affected by this aggressive cancer.
The Mesothelioma Center offers the most comprehensive and current information on asbestos exposure and mesothelioma.
An extensive database of information and resources for patients and their families to better understand the symptoms of mesothelioma and the various aspects of diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and many other factors of survival.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
This is the official weekly publication of the CDC. This report contains all the latest information of disease outbreaks in the US.
National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
National Cancer Institute
includes ETS Fact Sheet
Institutes of Health
Links to all of the constituent institutes who provide health education materials on diverse topics, including AIDS, aging, child health, communication disorders, cancer, genetics, and others.
National Library of Medicine
World's largest medical library.
Consumer Health Information
International, The Public Health and Safety Company
Committed to public health, safety, and protection of the environment. Focus on food, water, indoor air, and environment. Develops national standards. Provides learning opportunities. Provides third party conformity assessment.
ODH Data Warehouse
Health related data is available for both the county and state levels from this Ohio Department of Health site.
ODH Infectious Disease Control Manual
This manual contains all information and requirements for reporting and managing communicable diseases in the State of Ohio.
Ohio Medical Reserve Corps
This is Ohios website for the Medical Reserve Corps. The state of Ohio has many MRC Units who have dedicated themselves to developing an MRC on a local level.
The latest information on Pandemic Flu in the United States.
This link provides current, reliable data on all topics relating to plueral mesothelioma cancer.
Safe Kids USA
This website provides the latest news, product recalls, and invaluable tips on how to keep your kids safe. Provides current registry of car seat.
United States Department of Agriculture
Home page for United States Department of Agriculture
Well Log- Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
Obtain your well log from this location.
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