TOPIC: HEALTH (51)
EverydayHealth.com is a leading provider of online health information. We're here to help you manage your own and your family's conditions and overall well-being through personalized advice, tools, and communities. We're committed to bringing you the most credible and relevant health information available online, and to giving you the best possible user experience. Our information is easy to understand and incorporate into your life every day.
Healthy Child Healthy Worldhttp://healthychild.org
Healthy Child Healthy World ignites the movement that empowers parents to protect children from harmful chemicals. With a growing body of evidence linking everyday environmental contaminants to asthma, learning disabilities, obesity, cancer and more, Healthy Child translates the science and inspires parents and caregivers to create healthy environments where families can flourish.
Everybody in the drug aisle likes to talk about more, bigger, extra, super, and maximum. But we’re not going to talk about that. We think people get enough drugs, dyes, and nonsense from other kinds of drug companies. Help® is a new type of drug company—a drug company that promises you less.
US Environmental Protection Agencyhttp://www.epa.gov
EPA's mission is to protect human health and the environment. EPA's Strategic Plan identifies the measurable environmental and human health outcomes the public can expect from EPA and describes how we intend to achieve those results. Learn more about the Strategic Plan.
Sound Seekers is a registered charity dedicated to helping deaf/hearing impaired children in the poorest communities of the developing world. We do this by supporting projects that advance understanding of their needs and improve their access to health services, education, and social support, together with initiatives that enable children to avoid, or overcome, the effects of deafness and ear disease.
If you're looking for information you can trust about kids and teens that's free of "doctor speak," you've come to the right place. KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.
All over the world people are dying of treatable illnesses because they can’t afford basic medical care. Watsi connects you with patients in serious need of low-cost medical care and enables you to fund high-impact treatments.
We believe non-profits should be impactful, innovative, efficient, and transparent, and we built Watsi on those principles. Watsi is a community, not just an organization. We are young, dynamic and serious about using technology to connect people and change lives.
Health.com delivers relevant information in clear, jargon-free language that puts health into context in peoples' lives. Through medical content, insights from experts and real people, and breaking news, we answer: how it happened, what it feels like, what you can do about it, and why it matters.
ColaLife is working in developing countries to bring Coca-Cola, its bottlers and others together to open up Coca-Cola’s distribution channels to carry ‘social products’ such as oral rehydration salts and zinc supplements to save children’s lives.
Design To Movehttp://designedtomove.org
DESIGNED TO MOVE is a new report that: makes a powerful case for urgent investment in physical activity and lays out a simple plan for collective action. Over 70 expert organizations from the field of physical activity were involved in developing this report. We are trying to enable and inspire a collective and unified approach to end the growing epidemic of physical inactivity. Our vision is of future generations running, jumping, and kicking to reach their greatest potential.
MASS Design Grouphttp://www.massdesigngroup.org/index.html
MASS Design Group operates under the belief that buildings can heal. By using innovative design and an immersive research process, we look at the contextual problems facing the specific communities we work in and produce design interventions that will improve health and economic outcomes. We work to reduce the spread of disease within health care environments, and we aim to create new job opportunities and markets by carefully selecting materials and construction methods that utilize the resources of the surrounding community. MASS delivers maximum impact design through a process that can be universally applied.
Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. Combining comprehensive strategies with common sense, Let’s Move! is about putting children on the path to a healthy future during their earliest months and years. Giving parents helpful information and fostering environments that support healthy choices. Providing healthier foods in our schools. Ensuring that every family has access to healthy, affordable food. And, helping children become more physically active.
Kite Patch provides up to 48 hours of protection from mosquitoes in the form of a small, simple, affordable patch. It uses our patent-pending, non-toxic compounds approved by the U.S. FDA for human consumption. We've designed Kite Patch to be affordable, scalable, and easy to use - for mothers in Mali to hikers in Alaska.
First Descents offers young adult cancer fighters and survivors a free outdoor adventure experience designed to empower them to climb, paddle and surf beyond their diagnosis, defy their cancer, reclaim their lives and connect with others doing the same.
The Weightless Projecthttp://weightlessproject.org
The Weightless Project was launched to fight two parallel causes - obesity on one hand and hunger and malnutrition on the other. By converting calories burned into usable funds using cutting-edge technologies to track activity, the proceeds generated by those losing weight will be used to help those who need the extra pounds to survive. Currently the initiative is partnering with three devices – Jawbone, Fitbit and Basis, and looking to collaborate with other international health and fitness brands. Officially supported by Deepak Chopra, The Deepak Chopra Foundation and Health 2.0, this initiative is on its way to making the world a healthier place.