Healthcare and Selfcare Bibliography and Resources

Websites

Taking Charge of Your Health
Wellness Check-Up Schedule by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois (PDF)
SkinCarePhysicians
Breastcancer.org
National Sleep Foundation
HealthyLife Students’ Selfcare Guide
Health World Online
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Alcoholics Anonymous
CAGE assessment
American Cancer Society
American Lung Association
American Heart Association
Mckinley Health Center: Sexual Health
Healthy Sex Risks Checklist
Sun-safety IQ
Healthy People 2010
Collaborative on Health and the Environment
Healthy People 2010: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Commonweal

Books and Articles

Breslow and Breslow N. (1993). Health practices and disability: some evidence from Alameda County. Prev. Med:22:86-95.

Creagan, E. (2003). How NOT to be my patient: A physician's secrets for staying healthy and surviving any diagnosis. Health Communications, Inc. FL.

J.F. Fries, C. Everett Koops et al. (1993). Reducing Health Care Cost by Reducing the Need and Demand for Medical Services. New England Journal of Medicine . Vol 329:321-325 Number 5, July 29.

Leigh JP. Fries JF. (1992). Health habits, health care use and cost in a sample on retires. Inquiry ; 29:44-54.

ManningWG, Keeler EB, Newhouse JP, Sloss EM, Wasserman J. (1991) The cost of poor habits. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

McLean, R. and Jahnke, R. (2002). The Circle of Life Facilitator Training Manual, (11).

Prochaska JO, Norcross JC, Diclemente CC (1994). Changing for Good. Avon Books, New York.