Association: The American Obesity Association is an obesity
organization focused on changing public policy and perceptions
about obesity. The AOA successfully persuaded the Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) to treat obesity
as a disease in regulations establishing permissible advertising
claims for dietary supplements.
The North American Association
for the Study of Obesity (NAASO) is the leading scientific
society dedicated to the study of obesity. NAASO promotes
research, education and advocacy to better understand, prevent
and treat obesity and improve the lives of those affected.
health information for the whole family, from the American
Academy of Family Physicians. This Web site is operated by
the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), a national
medical organizations representing more than 93,700 family
physicians, family practice residents and medical students.
DrKoop is an Internet-based
on-line information and communication service. This site is
a source of medical information and up to date news and contains
a doctor-approved health encyclopedia of diseases and conditions,
the ability to find symptoms and treatments.
offers current health information on a wide array
of topics ranging from general health and fitness and men's
and women's health issues. Your Health Portal is committed
to providing high quality health information by offering timely
health articles and videos that answer your health questions
A Medical Insurance Policy
Understanding medical insurance and how it works is the key
to finding the best health care policy for your needs (and
budget!) The first things to take a look at are your rights
Diet- Informational resource on the Zone Diet food plan
provides eating tips, facts, and advice on weight loss.