Online Resources

Council on Chiropractic Education Standards
Contains information on the new wellness clinical competencies

Healthy People 2020
Provides excellent information on health issues facing the nation, how these issues may be addressed, and sources for more information on these topics

Healthy Iowans 2010
Examines the health risks facing Iowans and suggests possible ways to address these risks

Health Illinois
Illinois' Strategic Plan for health eating and physical activity to prevent and control obesity

United States Preventative Services Task Force
Contains recommendations for clinical preventative services (such as screenings and counseling) for a wide range of health issues.  Recommendations are developed by an independent panel of experts based on reviews of effectiveness.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Qualiity
AHRQ is charged with improving the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans.  The site provides a wealth of information on prevention, intervention, and prevalence for many conditions as well as links to sources with more specific information.

Centers for Disease Control
The CDC provides authoritative current information on many health topics and provides links to other authoritative sources.

Health and Human Services
The Health and Human Services website contains an entire section of links to authoritative wellness information

Excellent source for consumer health information. Provides a medical encyclopedia and dictionary, information of a wide range of drugs and herbal supplements, and links to high-quality health and wellness information on other websites.