This page lists the benefits for adopting an active lifestyle, including reduced risk of diabetes, weight control, improved health of muscles and bones, and mental health.
Review Date: February 13, 2013
Shape Up America!
Contact your local United Way to find programs and volunteer opportunities that improve education, help people achieve financial stability, and promote healthy living in your community.
Review Date: November 05, 2012
United Way Worldwide
The goal of the HP/DP program is to create healthier American Indian and Alaska Native communities by developing, coordinating, implementing, and disseminating effective health promotion and chronic disease prevention programs. Find health and fitness resources in your area.
Review Date: September 14, 2012
Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Print and complete this log to determine how much time you are spending in front of a computer or television screen. You may find out that you need to reduce your screen time and switch to some physically active alternatives.
Review Date: February 01, 2012
The White House
Under the Affordable Care Act, you and your family may be eligible for some important preventive services — which can help you avoid illness and improve your health — at no additional cost to you. Read the full list of covered preventive services.
Review Date: November 02, 2012
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Many adults don't know they are supposed to get immunized against diseases. They think vaccinations are for kids. There are millions of adults in this country who need influenza, pneumococcal, tetanus, diphtheria, hepatitis B, and other vaccines. Are you one of them?
Review Date: January 31, 2013
Immunization Action Coalition