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Requests for Health Information

The Family Learning Centers (FLC) can help you locate information on health topics such as diseases, treatments, tests, or preventative health.  

Please contact a FLC or email us at flc@mihs.org.  We will talk to you about what you need and provide you with the information.  Frequent topics include pregnancy, parenting, child development, diabetes, and asthma.

Health Information Web Sites

There are many Internet sites with health information.  The lists below can provide you a starting point for locating reliable health information.

General Health
 
MedlinePlus - National Library of Medicine
healthfinder.gov - U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

AIDS/HIV

AIDS.gov
AIDSinfo
MedlinePlus.gov: AIDS
HIV/AIDS – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 
Cancer
 
American Cancer Society
MedlinePlus.gov: Cancer
MedlinePlus.gov: Cancer Topics
National Cancer Institute
 
Children’s Health
 
HealthyChildren.org - American Academy of Pediatics
KidsHealth
MedlinePlus: Children’s Health
 
Diabetes
 
American Diabetes Association
Diabetes Public Health Resource
MedlinePlus.gov: Diabetes
National Diabetes Information Clearninghouse
 
Heart Disease
 
American Heart Association
MedlinePlus.gov: Heart Diseases
MedlinePlus.gov: Blood, Heart, and Circulation Topics
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

Mental Health

 
MedlinePlus.gov: Mental Health
MedlinePlus.gov: Mental Health & Behavior Topics
National Institute of Mental Health
 

Neither Maricopa Integrated Health System or the Family Learning Centers can guarantee the accuracy or relevancy of the information located on the sites. Please consult your health care provider.

Information at the Family Learning Center (FLC) is provided for informational and educational purposes only. The FLC staff is not trained or qualified to diagnose illness or recommend treatment. For any health related advice, please seek the guidance of your medical professional.

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