Access information about weight loss and obesity, tobacco and smoking, alcohol and drinking, and injury and accident prevention.
Weight Loss & Obesity
What are Overweight and Obesity? | en español (National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH) Learn about causes, risks, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Healthy Weight – It’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle! (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) Read about balancing calories, preventing weight gain, losing weight, healthy eating, physical activity, and get tips for parents to help prevent childhood obesity.
Smoking & Tobacco
BeTobaccoFree.gov Find information from federal agencies on the health effects of smoking, quitting, tobacco facts, new prevention campaigns, and more.
Drinking & Alcohol
Make a Difference: Talk to Your Child about Alcohol (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism)
Get tips on talking to your child or teen about alcohol, how to host a teen party, how to help your child resist peer pressure to drink, warnings signs of a drinking problem, and an action checklist.
Alcohol - Frequently Asked Questions (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) Read about drinking levels, excessive alcohol use, drinking problems, and more.
Injury & Accident Prevention
Injury, Violence & Safety (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Read about preventing injury and violence; how to stay safe at home, school, and work; safety on-the-go; and safety at play.
Safety & Prevention (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, CDC) Explore workplace safety topics.