Health & Wellness
ChooseMyPlate.gov provides practical information to
individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry
to help consumers build healthier diets.
Healthier School Days
Tools for Schools
offers topic-specific policy and resource materials to assist
schools in meeting the new nutrition standards.
The School Day Just Got Healthier
provides an audience-specific collection of resources including
brochures, fact sheets, FAQs, school lessons and templates to help prepare for
changes to school meals.
Allergies and Food Sensitivities
Find general information on food allergies. Please also see
these pages for resources on specific allergies and sensitivities.
National Diabetes Education Program
Established in 1997, the National Diabetes Education Program
includes over 200 partners at the federal, state and local levels, working
together to improve the treatment and outcomes for people with diabetes,
promote early diagnosis, and prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.
Bicycle & Pedestrian Program
The Bicycle & Pedestrian Program of the Federal Highway
Administration's Office of Human Environment promotes bicycle and pedestrian
transportation use, safety, and accessibility.
Through partnerships with the public, private, and non-profit
sectors, the Council promotes programs and initiatives that motivate people of
all ages, backgrounds, and abilities to lead active, healthy lives.
We Can - Children Activity & Nutrition
(Ways to Enhance Children's
Activity & Nutrition) is a national movement
designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help
children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight.
West Nile Virus
West Nile virus (WNV) is most commonly transmitted to humans by
mosquitoes. About 1 in 5 people who are infected will develop a fever with
Sun Safety: Save your Skin!
Resources from the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
KidsHealth is more than just the facts about health. As part of
The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, KidsHealth also
provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of
physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens.
One of the
things that make KidsHealth special is that it's really four sites in one:
with sections for
Whole Kids Foundation
Whole Kids Foundation is dedicated to helping kids eat
better—and enjoy it! Find grants, resources, online tools and more to support
Children's Butterfly Site
Despite their small size, butterflies and moths are some of the
World's most wondrous animals. Their beauty, seemingly miraculous
metamorphosis, and apparently carefree flight all spark our imaginations.
Horticulture and Gardening
Science Reference Section
Please read our free monthly copy of Teaching Today for more
articles, resources and more!
Science, Technology & Business Division
Library of Congress
Honey Bee Colony Collapse Disorder
Agricultural Research Service
(ARS), USDA's internal research agency, is leading several efforts into
possible CCD causes and striving to enhance overall honey bee health by
improving bee management practices, as well as studying honey bee diseases and
parasites and how best to control them.
Pollinators are responsible for assisting over 80% of the
world's flowering plants. Without them, humans and wildlife wouldn't have much
to eat or look at!
Start2Farm.gov is a database of programs and resources for
beginning farmers and ranchers in the United States.