June 2009 Archives

Health and Fitness

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International Health Racquet & Sportsclub Association
Tracks memberships to health clubs and provides other consumer research. It also can connect you with experts on health/lifestyle.

American Council on Exercise
One of the largest fitness certification, education and training organizations in the world. ACE currently has more than 40,000 certified fitness professionals in 107 countries. Has research, experts, information on faulty exercise products and scams.

Washington Post Health Page
Stories on trends in the industry.

Men's Health Magazine

Yahoo! Men's Health Directory
Dozens of relevant links.

BBC Men's Health
A British site full of interesting stats and studies.

National Women's Health Information Center
Many studies and stats; good for sourcing.

Julie's Health Club
Julie Deardorff's Chicago Tribune fitness column.

Journal of the American Medical Association: Women's Health Center
Studies, research and key statistics.

A women's health and fitness section of NBC site.

Information on women's health topics, including news, discussion and health services.

Fitness Guide

Alliance for Health

Athletic Trainers' Association

Exercise Council

National Gym Association

International Health

Fit Org: Fitness Education

Cardiovascular Institute

All About Fitness

Health on the Net Foundation

Microsoft Network Health

Helps you create a healthy, sensible meal plan.

Helps you create a health profile based on your height, weight, etc.

Alternative Health News Online
Links to news on many topics, including diet and nutrition.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
A government site that investigates alternative healthcare practitioners.

Tools for Wellness
A product site for alternative medicine, but it does have some background helpful to the media.

CDC Obesity Map
Interactive map tracks obesity trends in the United States from 1985 to present.

Ranks more than 2,500 neighborhoods in the largest U.S. cities on their "walkability." Type in an address, and the site uses resources such as Google Maps to calculate the walkability of an address by locating nearby stores, restaurants, schools, parks, etc. The site recently scored and ranked U.S. cities. It's a helpful tool with the recent increase in gas prices.

League of American Bicyclists
Bike advocacy site features safety, biking groups, legislation around the country on bicyclists' rights.

America Bikes Coalition
Advocates rights and safety for bicyclists.

Good Sports
A non-profit organization that works to increase youth sports participation and fitness by getting sports equipment into the hands of the disadvantaged. The group has many statistics on youth sports participation at many levels.

Healthier Swimming Blog

International Business Sites

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Global Edge Resource Desk
A great one-stop site for anyone covering international business. Hundreds of links to global business resources: trade law, federal government, banking, stock exchanges, mailing lists, company directories, statistics resources, associations and organizations.

The Economist's Country Guides
This site offers background on 60 countries. Check out profiles, financial statistics, news updates and suggested Internet resources for each country.

International Business Advisor
Dozens of articles and trend stories, some high-tech.

Mena Business Report

Business Information Resource
Has searchable database (keyword or category) of business web sites, with emphasis on the UK and Ireland. Useful annotations.

AL Jazeera (English version)

Archives of Canada

Monetary Exchange Rates
A quick conversion table for converting currencies, such as to money.

UK Directory of web links and information on resources to do with business and management.

It's a pay site, but it's full of international business consultant contacts and reference information.

HG Law Directory
Search more than 500 law directories worldwide.

Economic Journals on the Web
An alphabetical listing of hundreds of global sites.

Legal Journals Online
A listing of hundreds of journals from all over the world, many of them related to business.

See what each state exports and where they are shipping. Check who is trading with Iraq.

Afghanistan Yesterday
A flashback to the 1960s and '70s in this photo essay.

American B2B Yellow Pages

UK Phone Book

Directory of British Business Resources

British Business Information

British Companies House Disqualified Directors

Hoovers UK Site

Company Registrations.com

MediaChannel: Global Ownership Chart
Thanks to the merger boom, media power is more concentrated than ever. A new online chart presents the global media overlords in vivid color.

Locally focused search engines from hundreds of countries.

Selectsurf Business Page
This site has links to several international business sites and business journals.



International Trader

Investing: Global Markets

Worldly Investor

A good site for travel writers.

Sree's Tips: Travel Writing Resources
A good list of links from a Columbia University professor.

International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers

1169andCounting: Ireland
A blog with information about Ireland.

Library of Congress: Guide to Russian Business Resources


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