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Howitt Benefit Services is pleased to share valuable information with you and your family on how to live a healthy lifestyle. We encourage you to use the health resource list and to learn more about your overall health. With these resources you will be able to take the next steps in living a well-balanced life. In addition, please contact your local hospital, medical group, YMCA, health club and/or community parks and recreation for further information on local wellness services in your area.

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Abuse (Child) National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information www.calib.com
800-394-3366
Abuse (Domestic) National Coalition Against Domestic Violence www.ncadv.org
303-839-1852
Abuse - (Child/Domestic) National Victims Center www.ncvc.org
800-394-2255
AIDS AIDS Treatment Information Service www.hivatis.org
800-HIV-0440
AIDS CDC Division of HIV/AIDS www.cdc.gov
800-342-2437
AIDS Hotline National AIDS Hotline http://www.thebody.com/index/hotlines/national.html
800-342-2437
AIDS/HIV Hotline HIV/AIDS Hotline (Spanish) http://www.thebody.com/espanol.html?ic=3001
800-344-7432
Alcoholism National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence www.ncadd.org
800-NCA-CALL
Alcoholism Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) www.alcoholics-anonymous.org
212-870-3400
Alcoholism National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) www.niaaa.nih.gov
Alcoholism National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information www.health.org
800-729-6686
Allergy National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases www.niaid.nih.gov
301-496-5717
Allergy/Asthma American Academy of Allergy & Immunology www.aaaai.org
800-822-2762
Allergy/Asthma American Lung Association (ALA) www.lungusa.org
800-586-4872
Allergy/Asthma Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America www.aafa.org
800-7-ASTHMA
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Allergy/Asthma Anthem Blue Cross Asthma Program www.anthem.com/ca
888-642-4809
Alternative Medicine National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine www.nccam.nih.gov
888-NIH-6226
Alzheimers Alzheimers Association www.alz.org
800-272-3900
Alzheimers Alzheimer's Disease Education Center www.alzheimers.org
800-438-4380
Arthritis National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases www.niams.nih.gov
877-22-NIAMS
Arthritis Arthritis Foundation www.arthritis.org
800-283-7800
Arthritis (Juvenille) American Juvenile Arthritis Organization www.arthritis.org/communities/juvenile_arthritis/about_ajao.asp
800-568-4045
Autism Autism Society of America www.autism-society.org
800-328-8476
Birth Deffects March of Dimes www.marchofdimes.com
415-788-2202
Blood Donation American Red Cross www.redcross.org
800-242-8721
Brachial Plexus National Brachial Plexus/Erb's Palsy Association www.nbpepa.org
Cancer American Cancer Society (ACS) www.cancer.org
800-227-2345
Cancer National Cancer Institute www.cancer.gov
800-4-CANCER
Cancer American Institute for Cancer Research www.aicr.org
800-843-8114
Cancer (Brain) Brain Tumor Society www.tbts.org
800-770-8287
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Cancer (Breast) Angel Flight (volunteer pilot organization) http://www.angelflightsoars.org/
877-621-7177
Cancer (Breast) CA Womens Law Center www.cwlc.org
888-774-5200
Cancer (Breast) Cancer Information Service www.nccc.org/education.html
800-4-CANCER
Cancer (Breast) Cancer Legal Resources Center http://www.disabilityrightslegalcenter.org/about/cancerlegalresource.cfm
866-843-2572
Cancer (Breast) CancerCare CancerCare.org (Getting Help section)
800-813-HOPE (4673)
Cancer (Breast) Free Mammogram Reminder www.MyHealthTest
Cancer (Breast) Kids Konnected KidsKonnected.org
800-899-2866
Cancer (Breast) National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund www.stopbreastcancer.org
866-624-5307
Cancer (Breast) National Patient Travel Center www.patienttravel.org
800-296-1217
Cancer (Breast) Partnership for Caring www.partnershipforcaring.org
800-989-9455
Cancer (Breast) Reflections - UCLA CancerResources.mednet.ucla.edu
310-794-9090
Cancer (Breast) TEAMSurvivor www.teamsurvivor.org (Find Your Local Team)
310-829-7849
Cancer (Breast) The National Hospice Organization (NHO) www.nho.org
703-243-5900
Cancer (Breast) The Wellness Community www.thewellnesscommunity.org (support group)
888-793-WELL
Cancer (Breast) YWCA Encore Plus www.ywca.org (Encore Plus learn more)
310-452-3881
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Cancer (Breast) Y-Me/Breast Cancer Hotline www.y-me.org
800-221-2141
Cancer (Neuroblastoma) Neuroblastoma Children's Cancer Society www.neuroblastomacancer.org
800-532-5162
Cervical Cancer National Cervical Cancer Coalition www.nccc-online.org
818-909-3849
Children's Health American Academy of Pediatrics www.aap.org
847-434-4000
Children's Health National Institute of Child Health and Human Development www.nichd.nih.gov
800-370-2943
Children's Health Health and Human Services - Kids Health www.hhs.gov/kids
888-842-6355
Cholesterol National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute www.nhlbi.nih.gov
800-575-WELL
Cholesterol American Heart Association www.amhrt.org
800-242-8721
Colon Cancer Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Screen for Life www.cdc.gov/cancer
888-842-6355
Colon Cancer Free Colon Cancer Screening Reminder www.MyHealthTest
Colorectal Cancer Cancer Research Foundation of America www.preventcancer.org
800-227-CRFA
Complementary & Alternative Medicine Special Offers@Anthem http://www.anthem.com/
866-693-9372
Congestive Heart Failure Living Well with Chronic Conditions www.anthem.com/ca
888-642-4809
CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) American Red Cross www.redcross.org
877-272-7337
Diabetes (Children) Diabetes Children Camp www.childrenwithdiabetes.com
513-755-0186
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Diabetes (Juvenile) Juvenile Diabetes and Research Foundation www.jdrf.org
800-533-2873
Diabetes American Association of Diabetes Educators www.aadenet.org
800-832-6874
Diabetes American Diabetes Association (ADA) www.diabetes.org
800-DIABETES
Diabetes American Lung Association www.lungusa.org
1-800-586-4872
Diabetes American Podiatric Medical Association www.apma.org
1-800-FOOTCARE
Diabetes Anthem Blue Cross Diabetes Program www.anthem.com/ca
888-642-4809
Diabetes Braille Institute www.brailleinstitute.org
1-800-BRAILLE
Diabetes Centers for Disease Control www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/flu/facts.htm#8
1-800-232-7468
Diabetes ClinicalTrials.gov www.ClinicalTrials.gov
Diabetes National Diabetes Education Program www.niddk.nih.gov
800-438-5383
Diabetes National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse www.niddk.nih.gov
301-654-3327
Diabetes Starbright Foundation www.starbright.org
1-800-315-2580 ext. 0
Diabetes California Department of Education www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/fp/index.asp
www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/qa/caprntorg.asp
916-327-3536
Diabetes National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities www.nichcy.org
800-695-0285
Diabetes Diabetes for Medical Professionals www.diabetesincontrol
800-941-4635
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Digestive Disorders National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse www.niddk.nih.gov
800-891-8389
Domestic Violence National Coalition Against Domestic Violence www.ncadv.org
303-839-1852
Domestic Violence National Domestic Violence Hotline www.ndvh.org
800-799-7233
Donor California Transplant/Donor Network 800-553-6667
Elderly National Aging Information Center www.aoa.dhhs.gov
202-619-7501
Elderly National Institute on Aging Information Center www.nia.nih.gov
301-496-1752
Elderly US Dept. of Health & Human Services Administration on Aging www.aoa.dhhs.gov
800-677-1116
202-619-7501
Elderly - MEDICARE Center for MEDICARE and MEDICAID Services www.cms.hhs.gov
800-MEDICARE
Emergency Services American Red Cross www.redcross.org
877-272-7337
Environmental Health US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) www.epa.gov
202-260-5922
Eye Health National Eye Institute www.nei.nih.gov
301-496-5248
Eye Health National Federation of the Blind http://nfb.org/
573-875-8911
Eye Health (Glaucoma) Prevent Blindness America www.preventblindness
800-331-2020
Eye Health (Glaucoma) The Glaucoma Foundation www.glaucoma-foundation.org
800-331-2020
Federal Safety SafeUSA Federal Safety www.cdc.gov/safeusa
888-252-7751
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Federal Safety U.S. Food and Drug Administration www.fda.gov
888-463-6332
Fitness American Heart Association (AHA) www.amhrt.org
800-242-8721
Fitness President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports www.fitness.gov
202-690-9000
Food Safety Food and Drug Administration (FDA) www.fda.gov
888-INFO-FDA
General Health Index Healthfinder www.healthfinder.com
General Health Index National Library of Medicine www.nlm.nih.gov
888-346-3656
General Health Index National Institute of Health www.nih.gov
301-496-4000
General Health Index World Health Organization (WHO) www.who.org
General Health Index National Health Information www.health.gov/nhic
800-336-4797
General Health Index Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) www.ahrq.gov
301-594-1364
General Health Index Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) www.cdc.gov
800-311-3435
General Health Index Office of Surgeon General www.surgeongeneral.gov/
800-822-2762
General Health Index US Department of Health and Human Services www.hhs.gov
877-696-6775
Headaches National Headache Foundation www.headaches.org
800-NHF-5552
Heart Health National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute www.nhlbi.nih.gov
800-575-WELL
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Heart Health American Heart Association (AHA) www.americanheart.org
800-242-8721
Heart Health Anthem Blue Cross CHF Program www.anthem.com/ca
888-642-4809
Hepatitis Hepatitis Foundation International www.hepfi.org
800-891-0707
Hepatitis Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) www.cdc.gov/hepatitis
888-443-7232
Hepatitis American Liver Foundation www.liverfoundation.org
800-GOLIVER
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) American Heart Association (AHA) www.americanheart.org
800-242-8721
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute www.nhlbi.nih.gov
800-575-WELL
Immunizations (Childhood, Adult) National Immunization Programs (CDC) www.cdc.gov/vaccines/
800-232-0522 - English
800-232-0233 - Spanish
Immunizations (Flu) Influenza (CDC) www.cdc.gov/flu/
800-232-2522
Kidney Health National Kidney Foundation www.kidney.org
800-622-9010
Kidney Health National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases www.niddk.nih.gov
Lead Poisoning National Lead Information Center www.epa.gov/lead
800-424-LEAD
Leukemia/Lymphoma The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society www.LLS.org
800-955-4572
Liver Health American Liver Foundation http://www.liverfoundation.org/
800-GO-LIVER
Lung Health American Lung Association (ALA) www.lungusa.org
800-LUNG-USA
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Lung Health National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute www.nhlbi.nih.gov
800-575-WELL
Maternal and Child Health National Center for Education for Maternal and Child Health Clearinghouse www.ncemch.org
703-524-7802
Maternal and Child Health National Maternal and Child Health Clearinghouse www.ask.hrsa.gov
888-434-4MCH
Mental Health National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) www.nimh.nih.gov
800-647-2642
Mental Health American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry www.aacap.gov
202-966-7300
Mental Health National Mental Health Association Resource Center www.nmha.org/infoctr/index.cfm
800-969-6642
Mental Retardation The ARC of the US www.thearc.org
301-565-3842
Men's Health MEDLINEplus Health Information www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/menshealthissues.html
Men's Health (Prostate Cancer) American Foundation for Urologic Disease www.afud.org
Men's Health (Prostate Cancer) Prostate Cancer Foundation www.prostatecancerfoundation.org
Menopause The North American Menopause Society www.menopause.org
404-442-7550
Menopause American Menopause Foundation www.americanmenopause
212-714-2398
Nutrition Food and Nutrition Information Center www.nal.usda.gov/fnic
301-504-5719
Nutrition American Dietetic Association www.eatright.org
800-366-1655
Nutrition USDA Nutrient Database www.nal.usda.gov
301-504-0630
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Nutrition U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services www.smallstep.gov
877-696-6775
Nutrition Weight Control Information Network www.niddk.nih.gov
800-946-8098
Nutrition KidsNutrition.org www.bcm.edu/cnrc/
713-798-6767
Nutrition United States Department of Agriculture www.mypyramid.gov
Nutrition (Heart Healthy Recipes) American Heart Association www.americanheart.org
800-242-8721
Nutrition (Healthy Recipes for Diabetics) American Diabetes Association www.diabetes.org
800-DIABETES
Osteoporosis Foundation for Osteoporosis Research and Education www.fore.org
888-266-3015
Osteoporosis National Osteoporosis Foundation www.nof.org
202-223-2226
Osteoporosis NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases-National Resource Center www.osteo.org
800-624-BONE
Poison Control Poison Control Centers of California 800-876-4766
Poison Control Educational Information 800-582-3387
Poison Control National Information on Poison Control Centers 800-222-1222
Pregnancy American Academy of Family Physicians www.aafp.org/afp/990415ap/2247.html
Pregnancy American College of Obstetrics www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/postpartumdepression.html
Pregnancy American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists www.acog.com
800-762-ACOG
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Pregnancy National Women's Health Information Center www.4woman.gov/faq/postpartum.htm
Pregnancy Planned Parenthood www.plannedparenthood
800-230-PLAN
Pregnancy La Leche League www.lalecheleague.org
800-LALECHE
Pregnancy Anthem Blue Cross Baby Connection www.anthem.com/ca
800-769-4896
Pregnancy Dairy Council of California www.dairycouncilofca
800-827-0860
Prenatal Care March of Dimes www.modimes.org
888-MODIMES
Safety National Fire Protection Agency www.nfpa.org
800-344-3555
Safety Safe U.S.A. - Safe at Home http://www.safetyathome.com/
Safety U.S. Department of Labor. Occupational Safety & Health Administration www.osha.gov
800-321-6742
Safety U.S. Fire Administration - Home Fire Safety www.usfa.fema.gov/index.shtm
301-447-1000
Sickle Cell Disease American Sickle Cell Association www.ascaa.org
216-229-8600
Sickle Cell Disease Sickle Cell Disease Association of America www.sicklecelldisease.org
800-421-8453
Smoking Cessation American Cancer Society (ACS) www.cancer.org
800-227-2345
Smoking Cessation American Lung Association (ALA) www.lungusa.org
800-586-4872
Smoking Cessation National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute www.nhlbi.nih.gov
800-575-WELL
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Smoking Cessation Office on Smoking and Health www.cdc.gov/tobacco
800-CDC-1311
Smoking Cessation American Legacy Foundation www.americanlegacy
202-454-5555
Smoking Cessation Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids www.tobaccofreekids.org
202-296-5469
Smoking Cessation Action on Smoking & Health www.ash.org
Smoking Cessation Kickbutts http://www.kick-butts.com/
206-988-7832
Smoking Cessation National Cancer Institute www.nci.nih.gov
800-422-6237
Smoking Cessation Agency for HealthCare Research & Quality (AHRQ) Quit Smoking: Consumer Interactive tool
Stroke National Stroke Association www.stroke.org
800-STROKES
Stroke National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke www.ninds.nih.gov
800-352-9424
Stroke American Stroke Association (ASA) www.strokeassociation
888-4-STROKE
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) National STD Hotline 800-227-8922
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases www.cdc.gov/nchstp
888-422-8737
Teen Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) www.cdc.gov/health
888-422-8737
Teen Health Teens Health www.teenshealth.org
Teen Health U.S. Food & Drug Administration - On the Teen Scene www.fda.gov/fdac
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Teen Health Family Doctor org - Teens www.familydoctor
Teen Health American Cancer Society - Teen Health Information http://www.cancer.org
800-227-2345
Toxic Substances Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) www.atsdr.cdc.gov
Travel Health International Travel Health Information (CDC) www.cdc.gov/travel
877-394-8747
Women's Health The National Women's Health Information Center (DHH) www.4women.gov
800-994-9662
Women's Health Office of Research on Women's Health www4.od.nih.gov/orwh/
Women's Health (Breast Health) FDA-certified Mammography Screening Centers www.fda.gov/cdrh
888-INFO-FDA
Women's Health (Breast Cancer) Y-Me/Breast Cancer Hotline www.y-me.org
800-221-2141
Women's Health (Breast Cancer) Free Mammogram Reminder www.MyHealthTest
Women's Health (Cervical Cancer) National Cervical Cancer Coalition www.nccc-online.org
818-909-3849