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Overweight and Obesity
NIH Obesity Research
NIDDK Weight Loss and Control
NHLBI Aim for a Healthy Weight
NLM Medline Plus
USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
Nutrition and Your Health: Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Exercise: A Guide from the National Institute on Aging
Exercise: A Video from the National Institute on Aging
FDA Guidance on How To Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Panel on Food
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Diabetes Education Program
National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
CDC Diabetes Public Health Resource
IHS National Diabetes Program
HRSA Health Disparities Collaborative
AHRQ Preventive Services Task Force
Conquering Diabetes: A Strategic Plan for the 21st Century
Medicare Coverage of Diabetes Related Supplies and Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Annual Smoking-Attributable Mortality, Years of Potential Life Lost, and Economic Costs --- United States, 1995--1999. MMWR 2003; 52: 300-303.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs. Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 1999.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cigarette smoking among adults—United States, 2001. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2003a;52(40):953–6.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cigarette smoking-attributable morbidity—United States, 2000. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2003b;52(35):842–4.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Early release of selected estimates from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). Available at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/about/major/nhis/released200312.htm.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. State-Specific Prevalence of Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults- United States, 2002. MMWR 2004; 52: 1276-1280.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students-United States, 2002. MMWR 2003; 52: 1096-1098.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Trends in Cigarette Smoking Among High School Students — United States, 1991–2001. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2002;51(19) 409–12.
National Cancer Institute, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention & American Cancer Society. You Can Quit Smoking Now!. http://www.smokefree.gov.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance
Abuse Prevention. State Synar Non-Compliance Rate Table,
FFY 1997 - FFY 2003. http://prevention.samhsa.gov/tobacco/01synartable.asp
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services (HHS), “Overview of Findings from 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH),” 2002. Available at http://www.samhsa.gov/oas/nhsda/2k2nsduh/Overview/2k2Overview.htm#toc.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Reducing Tobacco Use: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, Georgia: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2000.
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Counseling to Prevent Tobacco Use and Tobacco-Related Diseases: Recommendation Statement. November 2003. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/3rduspstf/tobacccoun/tobcounrs.htm.
Dynamic search of the health literacy literature indexed in Medline. Available online at http://phpartners.org/hp/health_comm.html. Last viewed March 4, 2004.
HRSA health literacy Web pages. Available online at http://www.hrsa.gov/quality/healthlit.htm. Last viewed March 4, 2004.
NIDCD health literacy Web pages. Available online at http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/education/news/improving_health_literacy.asp. Last viewed March 4, 2004.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Health literacy action plan. In Communicating Health: Priorities and Strategies for Progress. Washington, D.C. July 2003. Available online at http://odphp.osophs.dhhs.gov/projects/HealthComm/. Last viewed March 4, 2004.
AHRQ report on Literacy and Health Outcomes. A summary is available online at www.ahrq.gov/clinic/epcsums/litsum.htm and the full report can be downloaded from www.ahrq.gov/clinic/evrptfiles.htm#literacy.
National Library of Medicine. Understanding health literacy and its barriers. Bethesda, MD. Available May 2004 at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/cbm/healthliteracybarriers.html.
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