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Resources for You, Your Family & Community

American Academy of Family Physicians  Web site of the American Academy of Family Physicians, a medical specialty society which represents more than 93700 family physicians and medical students.

American Academy of Pediatrics  Dedicated to the health and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

American College of Sports Medicine  The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) is a professional society providing basic and applied exercise science conferences, meetings and workshops

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  Your online source for credible health information.

Healthier Chicago  Building a Healthier Chicago (BHC) is a coalition of local and national stakeholders working to strengthen partners’ efforts to promote the health of Chicago residents and employees.

Institute of Medicine  Provides independent, objective evidence-based advice to policymakers, health professionals, the private sector, and the public

KaBOOM!  KaBOOM! is a national nonprofit organization whose vision is a great place to play within walking distance of every child in America

MapMyRun  MapMyRun.com is a community web site for runners and joggers who want to stay healthy, lose weight or train more effectively

National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity  The National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity’s mission is to unite the strengths of public, private, and industry efforts into collaborative partnerships that inspire and empower all Americans to lead more physically active lifestyles.

National Restaurant Association  The National Restaurant Association’s website is a great resource for information on healthy dining, food safety and nutrition.

PE 4life  PE4life was founded in January, 2000 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to inspiring active, healthy living by advancing the development of quality, daily physical education programs for all children.

President’s Council of Physical Fitness and Sports  Promotes, encourages and motivates Americans of all ages to become physically active and participate in sports.

SparkPeople  SparkPeople.com is a free online diet and healthy living community with over 3 million members who provide support and motivation to each other.

The Big Task Weekend  Big Task Weekend brings together leaders who understand that in a global community there are trends in the marketplace that have to be incorporated into the way we now do business.

The Campaign to End Obesity  The Campaign to End Obesity (CEO) was established to bring together organizations and individuals from across an array of interests to collaborate in the fight to reverse America’s costly obesity epidemic.

The Obesity Society  The Obesity Society promotes research, education, and advocacy to better understand, prevent, and treat obesity and improve the lives of those affected.