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The following links are useful for obtaining general information. For specific health-related questions, we encourage you to speak with your nurse practitioner.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The latest information about common diseases and conditions, healthy living, and health while traveling, as well as emergency preparedness advice.

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Local Health Information

New York State Department of Health
General information about stress, including how it affects your health and what you can do about it.

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General Health

U.S. Preventative Services Task Force – Information for Consumers
Easy-to-understand health recommendations from independent experts, based on their reviews of high-quality scientific evidence. Materials on the site include guides, fact sheets, slideshows, and videos.

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Merck Manual
Peer-reviewed information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written in everyday language.

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Women’s Health

Healthy Women
From the nation’s leading independent health information source for women, health information that’s original, objective, current, and reviewed by medical experts.

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) – For Women
A Food and Drug Administration microsite designed especially for women, containing women’s health topic discussions, health program descriptions, and medication safety information.

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Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Mental health resources from the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

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LGBTQ Health

Program for the study of LGBTQ Health at Columbia University Irving Medical Center 

Drawing on the resources of a pre-eminent academic medical institution located in one of the most active and visible LGBTQ communities in the world, the Program for the Study of LGBTQ Health is uniquely suited to provide leadership to promote the health and wellness of LGBTQ people.

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National Resource Center on LGBTQ Aging
Resources from the country’s first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender older adults.

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