General Health and Wellness

National Medical Association (NMA)

NMA sponsors a physician locator service to assist in finding African-American physicians in your area.

American Dietetic Association (ADA)

ADA established a public education center, the National Center for Nutrition and Dietetics, that provides optimal nutrition and health programs and services.

Black Women’s Health Imperative

The mission of the Black Women’s Health Imperative (formerly the National Black Women’s Health Project) is to improve the health of black women by providing wellness education and services, and self-help group development.

Boston Women’s Health Book Collective

The Boston Women’s Health Book Collective, best known for Our Bodies, Ourselves, empowers women with information about health, sexuality and reproduction.

This website sponsored by the US Dept of Health and Human Services offers information on many health topics and illnesses; it includes a Health Tools section with calculators, charts, checklists and more to provide support for healthy lifestyles.

Office of Minority Health

This website sponsored by the US Dept of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health features a section called “Health Topics” that links to information and resources on specific topics ranging from medical conditions to resources for finding low cost health care.

Weight Control Information Network

WIN (Weight control Information Network)is sponsored by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. The site offers printable resources on nutrition, physical activity and weight control in the “Publications” section.

Journey to Wellness

Journey to Wellness is a syndicated radio show that is heard on public radio nationwide. They also offer this website, an online health magazine for African Americans. The site includes many articles on health related topics and offers a quarterly e-newsletter.