GENERAL HEALTH INFORMATION

Making good decisions about your health starts with having the information you need, right at your fingertips. Find resources for General Health Information here.

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HEALTH ASSESSMENT TOOLS

Assessing your and your family’s health risks, no matter the age, is essential to staying healthy. Find resources for Health Assessments for you and your family here.

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RESEARCH + REPORTS

We are committed to helping you learn about health topics that are important to you and those you care for. Find resources for Research + Reports here.

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HEALTH + WELLNESS

Starting and maintaining a healthy life is part of the whole lifestyle approach we focus on at MissouriHealth+. Find resources for Health + Wellness here.

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GENERAL HEALTH INFORMATION

Consumer Information & Updates

  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provides consumer information and updates in an effort to protect and promote your health.

Children’s Health

  • This site, operated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), provides consumer updates on children’s health.

Health Topics A to Z  / Recursos de salud (Español)

  • Healthfinder.gov provides topics and tools to help you and your family stay healthy.

Minority Health

  • This site, operated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA,) provides resources to help minority communities safely use the medicines, foods, and other products the Agency regulates.

Women’s Health

  • This site, operated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA,) provides consumer updates on women’s health.

RESEARCH + REPORTS

Ask the Expert about Food Safety

  • The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides expert advice on food safety, nutrition, and SNAP benefits.

Commonwealth Fund

  • The Commonwealth Fund, a private foundation working to promote a high-performing health care system, provides a series of publications that explore changes in U.S. health care in an easy-to-read manner.

Multicultural Health Library

  • The California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN) offers a compilation of studies and reports focused on issues impacting the health of California’s multicultural communities.

Research on Latino Health

  • The Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (LCHC) offers key research articles, briefs, and reports on Latino health.

Resources Database for Asian American, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders

  • The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) offers a variety of resources including fact sheets, research briefs, tool kits, and reports on health issues impacting Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.

Women’s Health Policy

  • The Kaiser Family Foundation provides information on coverage, affordability, and access issues that are important for women.

HEALTH ASSESSMENT TOOLS

MyHealthFinder / Tu guía de salud

  • MyHealthFinder.gov is an online tool to help individuals find out about preventative services they may need in the coming year based on personal information such as sex and age.

HEALTH + WELLNESS

Let’s Move! (English) / Let’s Move! (Español)

  • Let’s Move! is an initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama to help combat childhood obesity. This site offers information on nutrition, physical activity, and tools for organizing.

Maintain a Healthy Weight

  • The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) offers information and tools to help Americans maintain a healthy weight.

MyPlate / Mi Plato

  • MyPlate.gov provides dietary guidance for all Americans with online tools and resources.

Preventive Care / Prevención

  • The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) provides information about the health care law, including summaries of specific provisions and a state-specific tool to help consumers comparison shop for health coverage plans available now.

Vaccines.gov (English) / Vaccines.gov (Español)

  • Vaccines.gov is a portal to information on vaccines and immunization for infants, children, teenagers, adults, and seniors.

We Can! (English) / ¡podemos! (Español)

  • We Can! provides information and resources to parents, caregivers, and entire communities  to help children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight.