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U.S. Department of Labor. Safety and Health Topics. 2012. 26 November 2012 <http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/>.
The official US Department of Labor website that provides occupational safety and health information on workplace hazards and OSHA standards. There are links to information on regulations, enforcement, data and statistics, training, publications, newsroom, and for small business. Topics include specific workplace hazards and individual industries. Example topics include healthcare, young workers, nail salons, occupational heat exposure, and respiratory protection.
National Safety Council. NSC News. 2012. 26 November 2012 <http://www.nsc.org/Pages/Home.aspx>.
Provides up-to-date news and resources for topics related to safety at work, safety at home, safety on the road, products and testing, and the NSC Congress and Expo. NSC members have access to downloadable safety materials including toolkits and posters. The national training calendar for various safety certification trainings is available here. There are links to safety topics in current news articles, to the NSC library for research, and for online training.
Dorel Juvenile Group. Safety 1st. 2012. 26 November 2012 <http://safety1st.djgusa.com/>.
A website ran by the Safety 1st company and Dorel Juvenile group that provides consumer and company recommendations on infant products like car seats and strollers. Consumers can research and compare products on safety, design, and price. Product lines for Safety 1st, Cosco, Quinny, Maxi-Cosi, and Eddie Bauer are included.
FHWA. Welcome to the FHWA Safety Program. 2012. 26 November 2012 <http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/>.
Website for the FHWA Safety program, a program that works with state and local partners to reduce fatalities and injuries due to vehicular accidents. The “4Es” of safety, engineering, education, enforcement, and emergency medical services, are addressed and data and statistics laid out on the website in an effort to increase public safety awareness for the roadways. Information is provided about technology, motorcycles, pedestrian, bicycle, and rural road safety among other topics.
CPSC. Kid Safety. 2012.<http://www.cpsc.gov/kids/kidsafety/index.html>.
Designed by the CPSC for kids and addressing safety issues specific to children’s activities, such as playground safety and bicycle riding. The site includes brain busters and there is an interactive game. It is designed specifically to appeal to children and relate information a format easy for children to understand.
Safety Tips. 2012. 26 November 2012 <http://www.cpsc.gov/tips.html>.
Published by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the website publishes publications on safety and press releases on seasonal safety topics. The user-friendly website that provides safety information and tips on everything from turkey fryers, pregnancy safety, workplace safety, and emergency planning. A compilation list of links to all safety topics is found on this page.
Safe Kids Worldwide. Safe Kids USA. 2009. 26 November 2012 <http://www.safekids.org/>.
Safe Kids is an advocacy for safety program that operates worldwide. Information on various health topics, information pertaining to drug and supplement safety, and household safety. Site contains checklists, videos, and other tools. Product recall information is provided.
safety.com. The Ultimate Safety Site. 2012. 26 November 2012 <http://www.safety.com/>.
Provides information for parents, educators, media and safety professionals on home, school, and play safety topics. Topics include product recalls and carbon monoxide safety. Information can be found about ANSI regulations, ISEA standards, MSHA regulations, HAZCOM, and OSHA safety. There is a network for certified safety professionals.
Highway Loss Data Institute.Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. 26 November 2012. 26 November 2012 <http://www.iihs.org/>.
Published by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the website contains safety information for highway travelling. This information includes various articles on topics such as “Aging population won’t push up crash rates”, “Deer collisions soar in November”, and “Redesigned Ford Fusion earns IIHS Top Safety Pick award”. Consumers can look up vehicle ratings and research safety statistics for different vehicles and geographical areas. There is an area for laws and regulations by state. The institute itself is non-profit and it’s purpose is to reduce losses from vehicular crashes.
U.S. National Library of Medicine. Safety. 2012. 26 November 2012 <http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/safety.html>.
Information on various health topics, information pertaining to drug and supplement safety, and household safety. Site contains checklists, videos, and other tools. There are links to journal articles, reference organizations, newsletters, statistics, and information categorized specifically for teenagers, children, and seniors. The safety articles range from Halloween safety, to hunting safety tips, to safety of imported products, and home security suggestions.
USDA. Nutrition.gov. 21 November 2012. 26 November 2012 <http://www.nutrition.gov/>.
Government funded nutrition site with news and articles to inform the public about food safety and eating healthy. There are tools available such as “choosemyplate.gov”, the dietary guidelines, “myplate supertracker”, recipe finder, and calorie and nutrient lookups by food. The site contains links for weight management, dietary supplements, life stages, and meal planning. There are articles about cooking with kids, farmers markets, and information for moms.
Conde Nast. SelfNutritionData. 2012. 26 November 2012 http://nutritiondata.self.com/.
Self Magazine resource website with info on nutrition, diabetes, heart health, and weight loss. This is the online version of the magazine and contains interactive nutrition management tools for calculating BMI, analyzing recipes, tracking calories, nutrients, and foods eaten at each meal. There are also articles on topics such as how to read food labels and a nutrition glossary.
Harvard University. The Nutrition Source. 2012. 26 November 2012 http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/
This source is a website set up by the Harvard University School of Public Health and contains information regarding the food groups and what a healthy diet looks like. There is a spotlight section with links to articles on the dangers of sugary beverages, obesity prevention, and vegetarian recipes. A “nutrition source home” has links for nutrition books by Harvard faculty, salt and sodium, preventing diabetes, staying active, and more.
Nordqvist, C. What is Nutrition? Why is Nutrition Important? 5 November 2012. 26 November 2012 http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/160774.php
This resource is an online article published by Medical News Today that discusses the 7 major types of nutrients needed by the body. What is meant by the term “nutrition” is covered, as well as the difference between a nutritionist and a dietician. Nordqvist covers the importance of nutrition in relation to health and then goes into a discussion of the seven major types of nutrients needed by the human body.
U.S. National Library of Medicine. Nutrition. 28 September 2012. 26 November 2012 http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/250292.php
Discusses what to look for when reading nutrition labels on food products in order to avoid ingredients that can lead to obesity. The article suggests this information is particularly useful for women and that parents can use the information on food labels to help protect their children from obesity while growing up. Statistics from the CDC are included in the article.
Obadike, O. Ask the Ripped Dude: How Should I Handle My Pre-and Post-Workout Nutrition? 7 November 2012. 26 November 2012 <http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/ask-the-ripped-dude-pre-and-post-workout-nutrition-made-simple.html>.
Article on bodybuilding.com addressing dietary needs according to workouts. The article is aimed toward men and the information is specific for men. Information covers dietary general requirements for pre-workout meals and post-workout meals regarding energy preparedness for workouts and recovery time. There are links to information on specific types of diets, including Atkins diet, low carb diets, and mass gain diets.
USDA. Food and Nutrition Information Center. 26 November 2012. 26 November 2012 <http://fnic.nal.usda.gov/>.
United States Department of Agriculture Library website for the Food and Nutrition Information Center. The site contains that to various nationwide nutrition campaigns. Readers can look up calorie or nutrient content for specific foods, request library materials, and view the national recommended dietary guidelines. Subjects covered on the site include nutrition assistance programs, food safety, weight and obesity, and surveys, reports, and research. Links are provided for nutrition.gov, food and nutrition service, and related blogs.
Mayo Clinic. Children’s Health. 10 August 2012. 26 November 2012 <http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/nutrition-for-kids/NU00606>
This is the Mayo Clinic Hospital webpage focused on nutrition specifically for children. The age categories are 2 to 3 for girls and boys together, and 4 to 8, 9 to 13, and 14 to 18 for girls and boys gender specific. Nutrition in the categories of protein, fruits, vegetables, grains, and dairy with examples of good foods from each category is discussed. There is a link to “The Mayo Clinic Kids’ Cookbook” as well as links to various other topics concerning children and nutrition on the Mayo Clinic Hospital website.
iHire. iHireNutrition. 2012. 26 November 2012 <http://www.ihirenutrition.com/>
This resource is an employment database website for nutrition professionals. The database is nationwide and jobs are listed by title, location, or featured jobs. There is a resume update service and a job search agent service to help applicants find employment.
Seibel, J. MD. The Basics of a Healthy Diabetes Diet. 17 July 2012. 26 November 2012. <http://diabetes.webmd.com/guide/diabetes-diet-healthy-diet-basics?page=3>.
This resource is located at WebMD and the article addresses the basic nutrition and dietary needs for diabetics. The article addresses common diet myths for diabetics and introduces the “TLC Diet”. Questions concerning acceptable amounts of fats and artificial sweeteners are addressed.
Barrett, T. 8 healthy ways to boost energy. 26 November 2012. 26 November 2012 http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/26/health/healthy-energy/?hpt=he_c1.
Article by a registered dietician on the topic of healthy energy boosting practices published by CNN Health. The author is a registered dietician. Topics in the article are the dangers of energy drinks and alternative, healthy ways to boost energy. These include drink water, eat breakfast, watch carbs, eat protein, snack smart, consume omega-3 fatty acids, consume magnesium, and correct calorie counts.
Wikipedia. Health. 22 November 2012. 26 November 2012 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health>. Definition of physical and mental health and lists health determinants.
Masters, M. Your Gland-Prevention Plan. 2012. 26 November 2012. http://www.menshealth.com/health/prostate-cancer-prevention-0 Article discussing six preventative steps for reducing the risk of prostate cancer.
Nemours. KidsHealth For Kids. 2012. 26 November 2012 http://kidshealth.org/kid/ Information regarding kids health aimed at kids understanding with interactive games.
WHO. Sexual Health. 2012. 26 November 2012 http://www.who.int/topics/sexual_health/en/ Resource for sexual health topics such as reproductive health, STDs, and gender rights.
Birch, J. The Deadliest Eating Disorder. 20 November 2012. 26 November 2012 http://blog.womenshealthmag.com/thisjustin/the-deadliest-eating-disorder/ Article addressing the eating disorder EDNOS, how to detect it, what help is available, and how to get help to overcome the disorder.
Rogers, P. A Workout Program for Diabetes. 26 March 2009. 26 November 2012. http://weighttraining.about.com/od/weighttrainingforhealth/a/diabetesworkout.htm Article outlines a workout plan for those with type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, and pre-diabetes.
American Pregnancy Association. What’s the Real Scoop on Caffeine During Pregnancy. March 2011. 26 November 2012. http://www.americanpregnancy.org/pregnancyhealth/caffeine.html Article details the effects of caffeine on the mother and developing fetus during pregnancy.
Medpage. What is Hypertension? What Causes Hypertension? 15 May 2009. 26 November 2012. <http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/150109.php> Article defining hypertension and its causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
CDC. Obesity and Overweight. 10 October 2012. 26 November 2012 http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/overwt.htm Resource detailing obesity and overweight statistics for the United States.
Early EducationNIEER. National Institute for Early Education Research. 2012. 26 November 2012. http://nieer.org/ Resource providing links to publications, research, news and events about early education.
Earlyeducation.org. Early Education/Universal Preschool. 2009. 26 November 2012. http://www.earlyeducation.org/ Website for organization dedicated to establishment of a universal preschool program.
BrillKids. Why is early learning So Important? 2011. 26 November 2012 http://www.brillbaby.com/early-learning/introduction-to-early-learning/why-is-early-learning-important.php Discussion on the learning abilities of infants and resources for teaching babies.
Portland Community College. Early Education and Family Studies. 2012. 26 November 2012. < http://www.pcc.edu/programs/early-ed/> Example of an early education degree program at an accredited college.
Weiss, E. Education Begins Before School. 21 November 2012. 26 November 2012. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/elaine-weiss/early-education_b_2089431.html Blog article that addresses the need for early education to be included in educational reforms.
Clarke-Stewart, K. Evolving Issues in Early Childhood Education. 1986. 26 November 2012. http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/search/detailmini.jsp?_nfpb=true&_&ERICExtSearch_SearchValue_0=ED278481&ERICExtSearch_SearchType_0=no&accno=ED278481 Paper describing how early childhood education issues evolved from 1967 to 1986.
Schmit, S. No Matter How You Add it Up, Children Do Not Fare Well. 2012. 26 November 2012. http://www.clasp.org/issues?type=child_care_and_early_education Article from CLASP website addressing the effect of poverty on early education.
Weiss, K. and Correa V. Challenges and Strategies for Early Childhood Special Education Services in Florida’s Rural Schools: A DELPHI study. 1996. 26 November 2012. http://www.jrre.psu.edu/articles/v12,n1,p33-43,Weiss.pdf Online version of Journal of Research in Rural Education journal article.
Head Start. 2012-2011 Management Plan Narrative. 2009. 26 November 2012. http://www.ecechicago.org/resources/pdfs/Head%20Start/2011-2012/Management%20Plans.2010-2011.pdf Management plan detailing the adoption of Gold curriculum for Chicago Head Start programs.
Resmovits, J. and Knafo, S. Early Education Faces ‘Crisis’ As Funding Plummets, Report Says. 10 April 2012. 26 November 2012 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/10/early-education-funding_n_1413481.html Discusses the trend in cutting federal funding for early education programs.
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