Finding Our Way: Living With Dying In America Includes a short course on death and dying in America, with resources, stories, a forum for discussing the dilemmas inherent in end-of-life care, and ideas for initiating change for those who want to take on the challenge in their community.
InteliHealth See the Fitness and Workplace Health sections. Also provides interactive assessment materials. A commercial site, sponsored by Aetna and containing advertising.
Fitness.gov From the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. See the President's Challenge, and scroll down to learn about how physical activity can help kids and grown-ups feel great.
Choose to Move From the American Heart Association. A free physical activity program for women.
ColoradoOnTheMove.org Takes you to America On the Move - requires registration, but allows you to keep a walking 'step log' and join 'Walk Across America.'
iwannaknow.org For teens - offers answers to your questions about teen sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases.
Smarter Sex Offers a wide range of information on body health, relating and dating, and preventing sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy. For ages 18-24.
Unintended Pregnancy Prevention From the Center for Disease Control. Presents information about birth control choices and risks. Also discusses which options offer some protection against HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
SmokeFreeColorado Information about the Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act, effective July 1, 2006.
SmokeFree.gov Learn how to quit smoking, get expert help, access print resources and find research studies.
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