African American Specific Health Education Resources

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Breast Cancer
Cervical Cancer
Diabetes:  What Is It?
Diabetes Management
Eating Well
Holiday Eating
Heart Health
High Blood Pressure
Mental Illness
Pregnancy Care Early
Uterine FIbroids

Websites for African Americans

Healthy Roads Media
This web site has videos, brochures, audio programs and much more.  Over 30 different health topics.

MedlinePlus African American Health
Tips for African American men and women to improve their health or prevent disease from the National Institues of Health.

African American Health Center
Sponsored by NetWellness, a consortium of University of Cincinnati, Ohio State University and Case Western Reserve University.

African American Info Center: Health
Sponsored by the Baltimore County Public Library, the site includes links to health information resources for African Americans. The site also provides links to cultural, biographical, educational, historical, and media resources.

American Diabetes Association: African Americans and Diabetes
Diabetes information for the African American community includes information about diabetes, goals of the African American program, diabetes Sunday, a community spotlight, diabetes risk test, and community forum. Links to other resources are also available.

Improving Cardiovascular Health in African Americans: Package of Seven Easy-To-Read Booklets
Available online and in print, these booklets from the National Heart and Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health specific information on improving heart health. They identify steps African Americans can follow to promote healthy lifestyles.

This document provides links to other web sites. We make these links available for the sole purpose of providing general educational information on health care related issues. We cannot guarantee the quality, accuracy, truthfulness, or reliability of information presented on these web sites. These links do not constitute or imply endorsement by us of such web site or of any views or opinions expressed in the web site.