Welcome to the General Health Information section. We want to promote and protect the health of all our citizens by providing health information and helpful links.

10 Essential Health Tips

  • Exercise Periodically
  • Eat Healthy Food and Avoid Fatty Meals
  • Quit Smoking
  • Reduce Stress
  • Protect Yourself from Pollution
  • Wear Your Seat Belt
  • Floss Your Teeth
  • Avoid Alcoholic Beverages
  • Be Positive
  • Avoid Direct Sunlight

Helpful Links by Topic

Allergy (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

Alzheimer’s (Alzheimer's Association)

Asbestos – How to Deal with and Safely Remove Asbestos (.pdf)

Asthma (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Atherosclerosis (American Heart Association)

 Breast Cancer (National Cancer Institute)

Cholesterol (American Heart Association)

CPR - Step-by-Step Guide (American Red Cross)

CPR - How-to Guide (University of Washington School of Medicine) 

Depression (National Institute of Mental Health)

Diabetes (American Diabetes Association)

Digestive System (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)

Eye and Vision (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

Flu (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Headache (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

Heart Disease (American Heart Association)

High Blood Pressure (American Heart Association)

Mental Health (National Institute of Mental Health) 

Osteoarthritis (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

Osteoporosis (National Osteoporosis Foundation)

Prostate Cancer (National Cancer Institute)

Rheumatoid Arthritis (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

Skin (Department of Health and Social Care in UK)

Sun Safety (American Cancer Society)

Warnings, Recalls, and other Drug Info (U.S. Food and Drug Administration)

Helpful Resources

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) - Diseases and Conditions

ChooseMyPlate.gov

Dallas County Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

Texas Department of State Health Services

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases