Health Widgets and Gadgets for your website
CDC’s Widgets and Gadgets – Here’s a great body of free wellness tools for your company intranet. A widget is a CDC.gov application that displays the featured content directly on your web page. You can embed content on any site, and once you’ve added the widget, there’s no technical maintenance. CDC.gov will update the content automatically. Adding a CDC.gov widget to your page means that you will have up-to-date, credible health and safety content. A few tools are also in Spanish.
There’s quite an array of choices – here are a few:
Find more tools from USA.gov in the Health Gadget Gallery.
Heart health assessments and tools
My Life Check is a site designed by the American Heart Association with the goal of improved health by educating the public on how best to live. These measures have one unique thing in common: any person can make these changes, the steps are not expensive to take and even modest improvements will make a big difference. This simple, seven step list has been developed to deliver on the hope we all have–to live a long, productive healthy life.
Free Life Check Assessment – get a confidential assessment about your health.
The Warning Signs – learn the danger signs for heart attacks, cardiac arrest and strokes. Heart attack and stroke are life-and-death emergencies — every second counts. The sooner you call for help, the greater your chances to survive and limit damage.
Cancer prevention and control resources
Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. – P.L.A.N.E.T. stands for Plan, Link, Act, Network with Evidence-based Tools. This portal is a collaborative effort aimed at providing access to data and resources that can help cancer control planners, health educators, program staff, and researchers design, implement, and evaluate evidence-based cancer control programs. The Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. is intended to help its audience achieve its shared goals of reducing cancer incidence, reducing the number of deaths from cancer, and enhancing quality of life for cancer survivors. Sponsors include The national Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control, the American Cancer Society, The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the Commission on Cancer.
Some of the many tools and topics include: