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External link Get your Family Portrait Online
My Family Health Portrait is a tool from the Surgeon General that allows users to create a family tree that includes each person’s health history, so necessary steps can be taken to combat the likelihood of disease.
External link Predicting Colorectal Cancer
An online tool launched by the National Cancer Institute can be used to determine the risk of colorectal cancer for individuals older than 50.
External link The Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training (AANCART) Exit Disclaimer
The American Cancer Society launched this searchable online database of Asian language cancer materials in March 2006. This effort is supported by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health. The Asian and Pacific Islander Cancer Education Materials Web tool (APICEM) is designed to help Asians and Pacific Islanders with limited English-speaking abilities gain access to information on how to reduce their risks of preventable malignancies, including cancers of the breast, cervix, colon, liver, lung and stomach.
External link NIH Adds Info to Senior Site
NIH has added leukemia information to their Senior Health site to educated older people about a disease that is 10 times more prevalent in adults than children.
External link Heart Help Exit Disclaimer
The American Heart Association has launched their consumer-friendly, online heart wellness center that focuses on cardiovascular health. The resource allows users to monitor blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose levels and diet and activity.
External link NIH Site Reveals Info on Clinical Trials and Minors
The new Web site from NIH uses videos to discuss the reasoning behind involving children in clinical trials and what trials are being conducted across the nation. The site is aimed at parents and health care providers and explains the different methods of research and what can be expected if a child participates in a clinical trial.
External link Parkinson’s Information in Clear Language
Parkinson’s disease is not a normal part of aging, but affects more than half a million Americans. NIH will offer clear and accurate information about the disease through their Senior Health site, in order to satisfy people searching for facts about the disease.

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