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Child Development

Affluenza: Is the Wealthy Kid a Healthy Kid?PDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Best Sports for Your ChildPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Building Your Preschooler’s Language Skills (3 to 5 years)PDF Document
Source: Calgary Health Region - Canada

Building Your Toddler’s Language Skills (1-3 years)PDF Document
Source: Calgary Health Region - Canada

Challenging BehaviourPDF Document
Source: Multicultural Mental Health Australia

Defining DyslexiaPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Gifted ChildrenPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Hearing and Speech DevelopmentPDF file
Source: Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

Helicopter ParentingPDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Helping your child with countingPDF file
Source:New South Wales Department of Education and Training - Australia

Helping Your Child Develop Organizational SkillsPDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

How Can I Help My Young Child to Become a Reader?PDF Document
Source: University of Minnesota

How Parents Can Facilitate Social Success for Their ChildrenPDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

The Impact of Media and Television on ChildrenPDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Indicators of IndependencePDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Internet At HomePDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Language Abilities and DifficultiesPDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Language Development
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Learning Disability or Learning Difference?PDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Noncompliance
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Organizational Skills for School Success PDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Parent-Teacher ConferencesPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Perfectionism: When Straight A's Are Not EnoughPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Play is all about learning - A guide to play for parents of children 0-2½ yearsPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Play is all about learning - A guide to play for parents of children 2½-5 yearsPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Self-esteem in young children under fivePDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Siblings—Rivalry and RealityPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Sibling Rivalry
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Sports: More than Just FunPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Starting a New School: Learning the Ropes and Forming FriendshipsPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Successful Grade TransitionPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Tips for Talking with Parents about Development PDF Document
Source: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Watching Your Child Grow (Child Development Milestones)PDF Document
Source: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Arlington, VA

What Does It Mean When My Young Child is “Assessed”?PDF Document
Source: University of Minnesota


Child Mental Health

Anger: Helping Children CopePDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Anxiety in Children PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Helping children with concentration problemsPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and GirlsPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Bullies and Victims: What a Parent Can DoPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Challenging BehaviourPDF Document
Source: Multicultural Mental Health Australia

Children and Stress PDF Document
Source: Alameda Alliance for Health - Almeda County, California

Children and TraumaPDF Document
Source: International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Choosing a Mental Health Professional for Children PDF Document
Source: NYU Child Study Center

Dealing with feelingsPDF file
Source: WGBH Educational Foundation - Boston, Massachusetts

Depression in Children PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Depression in Children and Adolescents PDF Document
Source: NYU Child Study Center

Disruptive Disorders in ChildrenPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Getting Along with FriendsPDF Document
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Guide to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Helping Children Adjust to DivorcePDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Is My Child Quiet or Could it be a Disorder PDF Document
Source: NYU Child Study Center

Kids and Anxiety: When It's More Than Just "Jitters"PDF Document
Source: NYU Child Study Center

Managing Behavior at HomePDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Oppositional Defiant DisorderPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Preventing Youth Suicide PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents PDF Document
Source: NYU Child Study Center

School Anxiety PDF Document
Source: NYU Child Study Center

Self-Injury: Definitions and DescriptionsPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Sleepovers and Sleep-Away Camp: Helping Children with Separation AnxietyPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Stress and Children PDF Document
Source: NYU Child Study Center

Stress - It Affects Children Too PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Talking to Kids About Terrorism and War in IraqPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Tuning In To Your Child’s Temperament PDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center


Child Nutrition

See also:

Baby's First FoodsPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Better Health for Mother and Baby PDF Document
Source: Nutrition for New Americans Project

Childhood ObesityPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Childhood Obesity PDF Document
Source: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Arlington, VA

Eat Well. Stay Fit.PDF file
Source: WGBH Educational Foundation - Boston, Massachusetts

Family Meals - FAST, Healthful!PDF Document
Source: State of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Fat in Foods: How Much for Kids?PDF Document
Source: State of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Feeding Your Baby Birth to 8 MonthsPDF Document
Source: Washington State Department of Health - Division of Environmental Health

Feeding Your Baby 6 to 12 MonthsPDF Document
Source: Washington State Department of Health - Division of Environmental Health

Feeding Your 1 to 2 Year OldPDF Document
Source: Washington State Department of Health - Division of Environmental Health

Feeding Your 3 to 5 Year OldPDF Document
Source: Washington State Department of Health - Division of Environmental Health

Food Allergies, OR just Food Fussiness? PDF Document
Source: State of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Foods To Grow On: Birth-12 month PDF Document
Source: State of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Give Your Baby a Healthy StartPDF Document
Source: Washington State Department of Health - Division of Environmental Health

Good Food for Kids PDF Document
Source: Nutrition for New Americans Project

Healthy Choices for KidsPDF Document
Source: Washington State Department of Health - Division of Environmental Health

Mealtime Madness for Children Ages 1-5 PDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Milk For Kids With Lactose IntolerancePDF Document
Source: State of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Nutrition and Physical Activity for ChildrenPDF Document
Source: College of Natural Resources, University of California - Berkeley

Supplements…Do Kids Need Them?PDF Document
Source: State of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Tips for Feeding Young Kids 2 to 5 Years OldPDF Document
Source: Washington State Department of Health - Division of Environmental Health

Understanding Childhood ObesityPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

What are some healthy lunches for children? PDF Document
Source: Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants - Canada

What is a healthy diet for children? PDF Document
Source: Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants - Canada


Child Safety

See also:

Booster Seat SafetyPDF Document
Source: Children's Hospital & Regional Medical Center - Seattle, Washington

Child SafetyPDF Document
Source: Office of Immigrant Assistance Publications - California

Injury Prevention: Make Sure Your Kids Play SafePDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Lead and Health - Is Your Family at RiskPDF file
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Lead - Your Safe HomePDF file
Source: University of Minnesota Extension Service

Lead Poisoning: Steps to Lower Your Child's Blood Lead PoisingPDF file
Source: Minnesota Department of Health

A Parent's Guide to Child SafetyPDF Document
Source: Houston Police Department - Houston, Texas


Children

See also:

Affluenza: Is the Wealthy Kid a Healthy Kid?PDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Anger: Helping Children CopePDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Appendectomy for a Child PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Are you 11-19 years old? Then you need to be vaccinated against these serious diseases! PDF Document
Source: Immunization Action Coalition

Asthma and Children: a Guide to CopingPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia/Healthy Roads Media

Videovideo AudioSound

Asthma Basics: KidsPDF Document
Source: Asthma Society of Canada

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Helping children with concentration problemsPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and GirlsPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

BedwettingPDF Document
Source: Children's Hospital at Westmead - Australia

Being a parent can be tough PDF Document
Source: Community Services, New South Wales - Australia

Best Sports for Your ChildPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Booster Seat SafetyPDF Document
Source: Children's Hospital & Regional Medical Center - Seattle, Washington

BronchiolitisPDF Document
Soucre: Children's Hospital at Westmead - Australia

Bullies and Victims: What a Parent Can DoPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Car and Home: Smoke Free Zone CampaignPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Caring for Your Children's TeethPDF Document
Source: Children's Hospital at Westmead - Australia

Challenging BehaviourPDF Document
Source: Multicultural Mental Health Australia

ChickenpoxPDF Document
Source: Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

ChickenpoxPDF Document
Source: St. Vincent's Hospital - Melbourne, Australia

ChickenpoxPDF Document
Source: Children's Hospital at Westmead - Australia

Child Care for Young Children: Choosing Quality Child CarePDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Child SafetyPDF Document
Source: Office of Immigrant Assistance Publications - California

Childhood ObesityPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Childhood Obesity PDF Document
Source: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Arlington, VA

Children and TraumaPDF Document
Source: International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Children’s asthma: a resource pack for parents and carersPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Children's infectious diseasesPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Choose water as a drink PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

ConstipationPDF Document
Source: Children's Hospital at Westmead - Australia

Cough and ColdPDF Document
Source: Harborview Medical Center - Seattle, WA

Crushing Ciprofloxacin Pills for Your Child PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Dealing with feelingsPDF file
Source: WGBH Educational Foundation - Boston, Massachusetts

Defining DyslexiaPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Developmental Screening PDF Document
Source: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DiarrheaPDF Document
Source: Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

Disruptive Disorders in ChildrenPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Do Dads Really Make a Difference?PDF Document
Source: University of Minnesota

Ear Ache (Otitis Media)PDF Document
Source: Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

Early Childhood Milestone Map PDF Document
Source: Autism Speaks

Eat more fruit and vegetables PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Elementary School Age Children and Their EyesPDF Document
Source: Ministry of Health Services - British Columbia, Canada

Fathers: A Crucial Ingredient in Academic SuccessPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Febrile convulsionsPDF Document
Source: Children's Hospital at Westmead - Australia

Feeding Your 1 to 2 Year OldPDF Document
Source: Washington State Department of Health - Division of Environmental Health

Feeding Your 3 to 5 Year OldPDF Document
Source: Washington State Department of Health - Division of Environmental Health

FeverPDF Document
Source: Children's Hospital at Westmead - Australia

FeverPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Fever and Acetaminophen (Tylenol ©)PDF Document
Source: Harborview Medical Center - Seattle, WA

GastroenteritisPDF Document
Source: Children's Hospital at Westmead - Australia

Get Active Each Day PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Getting Along with FriendsPDF Document
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Getting Ready for Your Child's Shots: Tips for a Successful Clinic VisitPDF Document
Source: Ministry of Health Services - British Columbia, Canada

Gifted ChildrenPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Giving Doxycycline Pills to Your Child PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Guide to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Head Injury
Source: University of Michigan - Japanese Family Health Program

Head LicePDF file
Source: St. Vincent's Hospital - Melbourne, Australia

Head Lice AdvicePDF file
Source: WGBH Educational Foundation - Boston, Massachusetts

Healthier Snacks PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Healthy Choices for KidsPDF Document
Source: Washington State Department of Health - Division of Environmental Health

Helicopter ParentingPDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Helping your child with countingPDF file
Source:New South Wales Department of Education and Training - Australia

Helping Children Adjust to DivorcePDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Hepatitis C VirusPDF file
Source: Children's Hospital at Westmead - Australia

Hives (Urtricia)PDF file
Source: St. Vincent's Hospital - Melbourne, Australia

HomeworkPDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

How Can I Help My Young Child to Become a Reader?PDF Document
Source: University of Minnesota

How to Approach Drug Issues with Your FamilyPDF file
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

How to Get Your Child and Teen Involved in the CommunityPDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

How Parents Can Facilitate Social Success for Their ChildrenPDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

The Impact of Media and Television on ChildrenPDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

ImpetigoPDF file
Source: Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

ImpetigoPDF file
Source: St. Vincent's Hospital - Melbourne, Australia

Incontinence: Solutions for common bladder problemsPDF file
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Indicators of IndependencePDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Infectious diseases in childrenPDF file
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Insect BitesPDF file
Source: St. Vincent's Hospital - Melbourne, Australia

Internet At HomePDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Is My Child Quiet or Could it be a DisorderPDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Keep Your Child's Mouth Healthy PDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Learning About Asthma PDF Document
Source: WGBH Educational Foundation - Boston, Massachusetts

Learning Disability or Learning Difference?PDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

LicePDF file
Source: Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

LyingPDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Managing Behavior at HomePDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Managing Childhood AsthmaPDF file
Source: New York University Child Study Center

MeaslesPDF Document
Source: Massachusetts Department of Public Health

MeningitisPDF file
Source: Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

Meningitis PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Milestone Information PDF Document
Source: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Misbehavior & DisciplinePDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Mumps PDF file
Source: Boston Public Health Commission

Noncompliance
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Nutrition and Physical Activity for ChildrenPDF Document
Source: College of Natural Resources, University of California - Berkeley

Open Wide (Oral Health) PDF Document
Source: WGBH Educational Foundation - Boston, Massachusetts

Organizational Skills for School Success PDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Otitis MediaPDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Pain in Children and AdolescentsPDF Document
Source: Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

Parent-Teacher ConferencesPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Passive SmokingPDF Document
Source: Children's Hospital at Westmead - Australia

Perfectionism: When Straight A's Are Not EnoughPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Play is all about learning - A guide to play for parents of children 0-2½ yearsPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Play is all about learning - A guide to play for parents of children 2½-5 yearsPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Rubella (German Measles) PDF Document
Source: Massachusetts Department of Health

Self-EsteemPDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Self-esteem in young children under fivePDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Siblings—Rivalry and RealityPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Sibling Rivalry
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Skin Care in Babies and Young ChildrenPDF Document
Source: St. Vincent's Hospital - Melbourne, Australia

SleepingPDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Sleeping DisordersPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Sports: More than Just FunPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Starting a New School: Learning the Ropes and Forming FriendshipsPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Stay Active with Asthma! PDF Document
Source: WGBH Educational Foundation - Boston, Massachusetts

Staying Healthy: Ages 0-3PDF Document
Sources: Central Coast Alliance for Health - Santa Cruz/Monterey Counties, California

Staying Healthy: Ages 4-8 PDF Document
Sources: Central Coast Alliance for Health - Santa Cruz/Monterey Counties, California

Staying Healthy: Ages 9-11 PDF Document
Sources: Central Coast Alliance for Health - Santa Cruz/Monterey Counties, California

Staying Healthy: Ages 12-17 PDF Document
Sources: Central Coast Alliance for Health - Santa Cruz/Monterey Counties, California

Staying Healthy: Ages 18+ PDF Document
Sources: Central Coast Alliance for Health - Santa Cruz/Monterey Counties, California

Successful Grade TransitionPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Talking to Kids About Terrorism and War in IraqPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Temper TantrumsPDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

TicsPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Tinea (Ringworm and Athlete's Foot)PDF Document
Source: St. Vincent's Hospital - Melbourne, Australia

Toilet TrainingPDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Tuning In To Your Child’s Temperament PDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

What is Tourette Syndrome?PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Understanding Childhood ObesityPDF Document
Source: New York University Child Study Center

Upper Respiratory InfectionsPDF Document
Source: Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

Urinary tract infectionPDF Document
Source: Children's Hospital at Westmead - Australia

VomittingPDF Document
Source: Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

Vomiting and DiarrheaPDF Document
Source: Harborview Medical Center - Seattle, WA

Warts in ChildrenPDF Document
Source: St. Vincent's Hospital - Melbourne, Australia

What are some healthy lunches for children? PDF Document
Source: Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants - Canada

What Does It Mean When My Young Child is “Assessed”?PDF Document
Source: University of Minnesota

What is a healthy diet for children? PDF Document
Source: Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants - Canada

What is Tourette Syndrome?PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Young Children and Their EyesPDF Document
Source: Ministry of Health Services - British Columbia, Canada


Colon Cancer

Bowel Cancer
Source: Hong Kong Cancer Fund

Bowel Cancer [Booklet]PDF Document
Source: Hong Kong Cancer Fund

Colon Testing Can Save Your Life PDF Document
Source: American Cancer Society

Colonoscopy Test Preparation with FleetsPDF Document
Source: EthnoMed/Healthyway Software

Colonoscopy Test Preparation with GolytelyPDF Document
Source: EthnoMed/Healthyway Software

Colorectal Cancer - A Patient Guide PDF Document
Source: American Cancer Society

Colorectal CancerPDF Document
Source: EthnoMed/Healthy Roads Media

Videovideo AudioSound

Colorectal Cancer: 5 Screening TestsPDF Document
Source: EthnoMed/Healthy Roads Media

Videovideo AudioSound

Colorectal Cancer: Who Is at Risk?PDF Document
Source: EthnoMed/Healthy Roads Media

Videovideo AudioSound

Finding bowel cancer earlyPDF Document
Source: Cancer Council of South Australia

Get Checked! 50 or Older? Get a Colonoscopy to Prevent Colon CancerPDF Document
Source: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

If You Have Colon or Rectal Cancer Cancer PDF Document
Source: American Cancer Society


Dementia

Alzheimer's Disease PDF Document
Source: Family Caregiver Alliance

Communicating with Someone with Dementia PDF Document
Source: Alzheimer's Society - UK

Dementia: Dealing with Aggressive Behaviour PDF Document
Source: Alzheimer's Society - UK

Diagnosis and Assessment of Dementia PDF Document
Source: Alzheimer's Society - UK

Progression of Dementia PDF Document
Source: Alzheimer's Society - UK

Understanding and Respecting the Person with Dementia PDF Document
Source: Alzheimer's Society - UK

Understanding Alzheimer's Disease [Four Part Video]video
Source: Department for the Aging - New York City Understanding Alzheimer's Disease - Part I

Understanding Alzheimer's Disease - Part II
Understanding Alzheimer's Disease - Part III
Understanding Alzheimer's Disease - Part IV

What is Alzheimer's Disease? PDF Document
Source: Alzheimer's Society - UK

What is Dementia? PDF Document
Source: Alzheimer's Society - UK


Dental Health

Amalgam
Source: California Dental Association 

Bad Breath
Source: California Dental Association 

Caring for babies' teethPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Caring for Your Children's TeethPDF Document
Source: Children's Hospital at Westmead - Australia

Common Oral Problems
Source: Department of Health, Oral Health Education Unit - Hong Kong

Cosmetic Dentistry
Source: California Dental Association 

Dental Benefits/Insurance
Source: California Dental Association 

Dental Care and New Moms
Source: California Dental Association  

Dental Care and Hygiene PDF Document
Source: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Arlington, VA

Dental Care for Seniors 
Source: California Dental Association 

Dental Decay
Source: California Dental Association 

Dental Emergencies 
Source: California Dental Association 

Dental Implants
Source: California Dental Association 

Dental Team
Source: California Dental Association   

Dental Tourism
Source: California Dental Association   

Dental X-rays
Source: California Dental Association  

Dentures
Source: California Dental Association 

Did You Know? Good Oral Health Means Good Overall Health PDF Document
Source: California State Board of Pharmacy

Dry Mouth
Source: California Dental Association .  

Early Childhood Caries
Source: California Dental Association   

Fluoride 
Source: California Dental Association 

General Anesthesia and Oral Sedation 
Source: California Dental Association 

Gingivitis PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Grills
Source: California Dental Association 

Grinding of Teeth
Source: California Dental Association  

Gum Disease 
Source: California Dental Association 

Health History FormPDF Document
Source: MetLife Dental and the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

Healthy Smiles for AdultsPDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Keep Your Child's Mouth Healthy PDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Know Your Teeth
Source: Department of Health, Oral Health Education Unit - Hong Kong

Meth Mouth
Source: California Dental Association 

Mouthguards 
Source: California Dental Association 

Nitrous Oxide
Source: California Dental Association 

Nutrition and Oral Health
Source: California Dental Association 

Open Wide (Oral Health) PDF Document
Source: WGBH Educational Foundation - Boston, Massachusetts

Oral Cancer
Source: California Dental Association 

Oral Care Products
Source: Department of Health, Oral Health Education Unit - Hong Kong

Oral Care Tips
Source: Department of Health, Oral Health Education Unit - Hong Kong

Oral Diseases
Source: Department of Health, Oral Health Education Unit - Hong Kong

Oral Health 
Source: California Dental Association 

Oral Health and Pregnancy 
Source: California Dental Association 

Oral Piercing 
Source: California Dental Association 

Oral Treatment
Source: Department of Health, Oral Health Education Unit - Hong Kong

Pregnancy and Oral Disease
Source: Department of Health, Oral Health Education Unit - Hong Kong

Orthodontics 
Source: California Dental Association 

Peer Review
Source: California Dental Association 

Preventive Care 
Source: California Dental Association 

Receding Gums 
Source: California Dental Association 

Sealants
Source: California Dental Association 

Smokeless Tobacco 
Source: California Dental Association 

Take Good Care of Your Mouth and TeethPDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

ToothachePDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Whitening 
Source: California Dental Association 

Wisdom Teeth 
Source: California Dental Association 

Xylitol
Source: California Dental Association   


Depression

See also:

Alcohol and Depression PDF Document
Source: Royal College of Psychiatrists - United Kingdom

Antenatal Edinburgh Scale PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Beyond Sadness: A Guide to Depresion PDF Document
Source: University of Michigan Depression Center

Depression PDF Document
Source: University Health Network - Toronto, Canada

Depression PDF Document
Source: Royal College of Psychiatrists - United Kingdom

Depression: Know the Signs - Get Help Early PDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Depression during pregnancy and early parenthoodPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Depression in Children PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Depression in Children and Adolescents PDF Document
Source: NYU Child Study Center

Depression in Older Adults PDF Document
Source: Royal College of Psychiatrists - United Kingdom

Depression in People with Learning Disability PDF Document
Source: Royal College of Psychiatrists - United Kingdom

Depression in the Workplace PDF Document
Source: Royal College of Psychiatrists - United Kingdom

Diabetes: Recognizing and Handling Depression PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Facts About Depression PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Geriatric Depression Scale PDF Document
Source: Aging Clinical Research Center (ACRC) - Stanford University/ VA Palo Alto Health Care System, California

Healing the Spirit: Treatment of Depression Among the Asian Elderly [Video]video
Source: Asian Pacific Fund in partnership with the Stanford Geriatric Education Center and AARP

Major Depression PDF Document
Source: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Men Behaving SadlyPDF Document
Source: Royal College of Psychiatrists - United Kingdom

Post-Natal Depression PDF Document
Source: Royal College of Psychiatrists - United Kingdom

Sad Feelings After Childbirth PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

What is a Depressive Disorder? PDF Document
Source: Multicultural Mental Health Australia


Diabetes

See also:

A1C, Blood Pressure and LDL Cholesterol Plan PDF Document
Source: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Asian American Diabetes Initiative (AADI) - Joslin Diabetes Center

DiabetesPDF Document
Source: Diabetes UK

Diabetes
Source: Federation of Chinese American and Chinese Canadian Medical Societies

Diabetes: Are you at risk?
Source: Diabetes UK

Diabetes: All About Blood Glucose for People with Type 2 Diabetes PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: All About Insulin Resistance PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: All About Peripheral Arterial Disease PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: All About Physical Activity PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: All About Pre-Diabetes PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: All About Stroke PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: Engage Your Health Team PDF Document
Source: California State Board of Pharmacy

Diabetes: Get the Facts and Stay Heart Healthy PDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Diabetes: Getting Started with Physical Activity PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: Getting the Very Best Care PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: Know the Warning Signs of a Heart Attack PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: Learning How to Change Habits PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: Managing Your Medicines PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: Medical Tests and Procedures for Finding and Treating Heart Disease and Blood Vessel Disease PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: Protect Your Heart by Losing Weight PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: Recognizing and Handling Depression PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: Taking Aspirin to Protect Your Heart PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: Taking Care of Type 2 Diabetes PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: Taking Care of Your Heart PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: Treating High Blood Pressure PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: Treating High Cholesterol PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: You Can Manage ItPDF Document
Source: National Diabetes Education Program

Diabetes and Your EyesPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Diabetes: cardiovascular disease and kidney diseasePDF Document
Source: Diabetes UK

Diabetes in Pregnancy - Gestational DiabetesPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Diabetic complicationsPDF Document
Source: Diabetes UK

Fasting Blood Sugar Test PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Healthy Activity Can BEAT Diabetes Fact SheetPDF Document
Source: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Healthy lifestyle PDF Document
Source: Diabetes UK

Know Your Blood Sugar NumbersPDF Document
Source: Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Managing Diabetes: You Can Do ItPDF Document
Source: National Diabetes Education Program

Managing diabetesPDF Document
Source: Diabetes UK

Nerve damage and diabetes PDF Document
Source: Diabetes UK

Take Care of Your Heart. Manage Your DiabetesPDF Document
Source: National Diabetes Education Program

Treating your diabetes: insulin and diabetesPDF Document
Source: Diabetes UK

Two Reasons to Prevent DiabetesPDF Document
Source: National Diabetes Education Program

What is Diabetes?PDF Document
Source: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Arlington, VA

What is a 'hypo'?PDF Document
Source: Diabetes UK

Women and DiabetesPDF Document
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration/American Diabetes Association

Your eyes and diabetesPDF Document
Source: Diabetes UK


Diabetic Diet

Carbohydrate Food Choices PDF Document
Source: California Pacific Medical Center - San Francisco, CA

Diabetes: All About Carbohydrate Counting PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: Asian Food Guide for Meal Planning PDF Document
Source: California Pacific Medical Center - San Francisco, CA

Diabetes: Protect Your Heart: Check Food Labels to Make Heart-Healthy Choices PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: Protect Your Heart: Choose Fats Wisely PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: Protect Your Heart: Cook with Heart-Healthy Foods PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes: Protect Your Heart: Make Wise Food Choices PDF Document
Source: American Diabetes Association/Missouri Hospital Association

Diabetes Management: Dietary Guidelines PDF Document
Source: California Pacific Medical Center - San Francisco, CA

Diabetes Management: Sample Menu PDF Document
Source: California Pacific Medical Center - San Francisco, CA

Diabetes Management: Understanding a Food LabelPDF Document
Source: California Pacific Medical Center - San Francisco, CA

Diabetes Meal Planning PDF Document
Source: Department of Public Health - Seattle, Washington

Diabetic DietPDF Document
Source: American Dietetic Association

Healthy Choices for KidsPDF Document
Source: Washington State Department of Health - Division of Environmental Health

Healthy Eating Can BEAT Diabetes Fact SheetPDF Document
Source: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene


Domestic Violence

Child Abuse
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Domestic Violence Hurts the Whole FamilyPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Domestic Violence Safety PDF Document
Source: Georgia Division of Public Health

Helping Yourself Heal: A Recovering Man’s Guide to Coping With the Effects of Childhood AbusePDF Document
Source: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Helping Yourself Heal: A Recovering Woman’s Guide to Coping With Childhood Abuse Issues PDF Document
Source: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

I Want the Violence to Stop!
Source: University of Alberta - Canada

No one has the right to hurt you PDF Document
Source: Refugee Health Section and Domestic Violence Prevention Project - California

Sexual Assault: What it Means
Source: Ontario Women's Directorate - Canada

Violence in the HomePDF Document
Source: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Arlington, VA

Wife / Husband Abuse
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Wife Assault: Let's Break the Silence
Source: Ontario Women's Directorate - Canada

You Have a Right to Be Free from Violence in Your Own Home PDF Document
Source: Family Violence Prevention Fund


Emergency Preparedness

Chemical EmergenciesPDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Emergency PreparednessPDF Document
Source:Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Emergency SuppliesPDF Document
Source: Washington State Department of Health - Division of Environmental Health

Plan to Be Safe Campaign Toolkit - Emergency Preparedness and Response [Poster]PDF Document
Source: Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services

Plan to Be Safe Campaign Toolkit - Emergency Preparedness and Response [Brochure]PDF Document
Source: Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services

Plan to Be Safe Campaign Toolkit - Emergency Preparedness and Response [Tri-Fold Brochure]PDF Document
Source: Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services

Power outagesPDF Document
Source: Department of Health - Washington State

Preparing for emergencies PDF Document
Source: Minneapolis Health and Family Support, Emergency Preparedness

Prepare Your Household for EmergenciesPDF Document
Source: Washington State Department of Health - Division of Environmental Health

Protecting Your Family From Earthquakes—The Seven Steps to Earthquake SafetyPDF Document
Source: American Red Cross, Asian Pacific Fund, California Earthquake Authority, Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, New America Media, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency, and U.S. Geological Survey

Winter StormsPDF Document
Source: Department of Health - Washington State


Exercise

See also:

Active Hand Exercises PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Be Active, Be Fit
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Be Active for a Healthier HeartPDF Document
Source: U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Be Physically ActivePDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Brisk Walking
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Every Body is Made to MovePDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Eat Well. Stay Fit.PDF file
Source: WGBH Educational Foundation - Boston, Massachusetts

Exercise: a Key to Staying HealthyPDF Document
Source: Los Angeles County Health Services

Exercises After Breast Surgery PDF Document
Source: American Cancer Society

Exercising During Pregnancy PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Exercises for Your BackPDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Gentle ExercisePDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Get Active Each Day PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Nutrition and Physical Activity for ChildrenPDF Document
Source: College of Natural Resources, University of California - Berkeley

Physical Activity for 30 Minutes a Day
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Regular Exercise - It's Easier Than You ThinkPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Stair Climbing
Source: Department of Health - Hong Kong

Starting an Exercise Program PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Stay Active and Feel Better PDF Document
Source: National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute/Healthy Roads Media

Videovideo AudioSound

Stay Healthy by Exercising PDF Document
Source: Kaiser Permanente/California Department of Aging

Stay Healthy by Increasing Flexibility PDF Document
Source: AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety/California Department of Aging

Top 10 Exercises for ArthritisPDF Document
Source: Arthritis Society - Canada

Weight Bearing Using a Walker PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations


Eye Care

Are You at Risk from Glaucoma? PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

BlepharitisPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Cataracts
Source: Department of Elderly Health Services - Hong Kong

Cataracts - the facts and treatmentPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Common Eye Problems & Care Tips
Source: Department of Elderly Health Services - Hong

Diabetes and Your EyesPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Elementary School Age Children and Their EyesPDF Document
Source: Ministry of Health Services - British Columbia, Canada

Eye InjuriesPDF Document
Source: Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians/St. Elizabeth's Medical Center - Boston, MA

GlaucomaPDF Document
Source: Glaucoma Foundation of Australia lnc.

GlaucomaPDF Document
Source: University of Michigan - Japanese Family Health Program

Good Health for Your Eyes PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Macular DegenerationPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Make the Most of Your Eyesight PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Retinal Tears and Detachment PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Seeing spots or floatersPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Young Children and Their EyesPDF Document
Source: Ministry of Health Services - British Columbia, Canada

Your eyes and diabetes PDF Document
Source: Diabetes UK


Falls

Compression Stocking
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Stay on your feet with safer shoes PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Looking After Your Legs PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Prevent falls in public placesPDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Protecting Yourself from Falls at Home PDF Document
Source: University Health Network - Toronto, Canada

Stay on Your Feet with Safer ShoesPDF document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia

Weight Bearing Using a Walker PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations


First Aid

Allergic Reactions PDF Document
Source: Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians/St. Elizabeth's Medical Center - Boston, MA

Animal Bites PDF Document
Source: Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians/St. Elizabeth's Medical Center - Boston, MA

Ankle Sprain PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Burn Care PDF Document
Source: Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians/St. Elizabeth's Medical Center - Boston, MA

Dizziness PDF Document
Source: Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians/St. Elizabeth's Medical Center - Boston, MA

Eye Injuries PDF Document
Source: Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians/St. Elizabeth's Medical Center - Boston, MA

Headache PDF Document
Source: Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians/St. Elizabeth's Medical Center - Boston, MA

HeadachesPDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Head Injury PDF Document
Source: Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

How to Use 9-1-1PDF Document
Source: Department of Health - Washington State

HypothermiaPDF Document
Source: Department of Health - Washington State

Nosebleeds PDF Document
Source: Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians/St. Elizabeth's Medical Center - Boston, MA

RabiesPDF Document
Source: Ministry of Health Services - British Columbia, Canada

Retinal Tears and Detachment PDF Document
Source: Health Information Translations

Rules to follow after a head injury PDF Document
Source: New South Wales Health Department - Australia