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Issues in Nursing

Offered without charge by Kent State University College of Nursing, this online journal has devoted an entire issue to "One Year Later: The Impact and Aftermath of September 11." The manuscripts focus on the struggles that health care personnel and professional organizations have faced when dealing with mass casualties. Recommendations are offered regarding disaster preparedness for the future.

Hormone Replacement Therapy

Information about hormone replacement therapy, answers to common questions, and links to the latest research are offered on this website of the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals. The site was developed with the support of GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare.

Needlestick Prevention

Abbott Laboratories has developed this website to help health care facilities navigate often complicated federal and state needlestick prevention legislation. Visitors to the site will also learn more about needlestick safety educational programs.

Sparky the Fire Dog

Developed by the National Fire Protection Association, this site offers interactive, animated games where children can learn about fire safety, dangerous household poisons, and other hazards. A step-by-step guide for home fire escape planning is also featured.

Food and Fitness for Children

Childhood obesity has been identified as a major public health problem. This website is offered by the International Food Information Council and five partner organizations to promote healthful eating and physical activity among children and their parents. Games, recipes, and nutritional information are offered in interactive, kid-friendly formats, especially geared to tweens.
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