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Q: article reprints ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: article reprints
Category: Health > Alternative
Asked by: tcleaver-ga
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Posted: 30 Sep 2005 09:46 PDT
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Question ID: 574666
where can I find a source for articles for my healthy living newsletter?
Subject: Re: article reprints
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 04 Oct 2005 12:51 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
The Weight-control Information Network (WIN) provides many
publications and resources on nutrition, physical activity, and weight
control listed by subject.

For example:

Better Health and You: Tips for Adults

(This e-text is not copyrighted. The clearinghouse encourages users of
this e-pub to duplicate and distribute as many copies as desired.)

National Institutes of Health
June 2004


Energize Yourself and Your Family 

This publication is not copyrighted. WIN encourages users of this
brochure to duplicate and distribute as many copies as desired.


Here are Healthy Living articles from Delaware Health and Social Services:

For example: 

Test Your Coping Skills

This stress assessment was created by Dr. George Everly Jr. of the
University of Maryland. It is reprinted from a U.S. Public Health
Service pamphlet, "What Do You Know About Stress" (DHHS Publication
No. PHS79-50097) and is in the public domain. Please give appropriate
credit if you copy it.


Drop-in articles 

Drop-in articles, also referred to as matte releases, provide public
domain (i.e., copyright-free) content that is ready to be "dropped-in"
to any newspaper, newsletter, Web site, or other application. Please
feel free to use these articles to provide your readers with critical
information to help them avoid alcohol and drug problems at the
personal, family, and community levels.

Links to articles in the following categories are available at the link below

Healthy living 
Specific audience 
Substance abuse 


More Drop-in Articles

- Eating High Blood Pressure Away 
- Sticking to It for National High Blood Pressure Education Month 
- Know Your High Blood Pressure Numbers 
- Moving to Prevent and Control High Blood Pressure 
- Department of Health and Human Services


Do you need an article for your newsletter or local newspaper?

These drop-in articles make it easy for you to tell others about Eat
Smart Play Hard.TM Add a local flare by adding information and
pictures from local and state activities that include Eat Smart Play
HardTM and/or Power PantherTM. Remember, the more people who hear your
message, the more effective you can be in motivating people to make
healthy lifestyle choices.

Download article 1

Download article 2


One of the most effective long-term ways to help control the rising
costs of health care is to encourage your employees to get regular
exercise. WalkingWorks helps your employees set personal walking goals
based on their current level of fitness and health to sustain a basic
level of physical activity. And, in conjunction with the President?s
Council of Physical Fitness and Sports, we?ve made it easy for you to
sponsor WalkingWorks in your workplace and encourage employees to get

Getting started is easy
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas can help you launch WalkingWorks
by providing messages and artwork for:

Your corporate intranet site 
WalkingWorks T-shirts 
Newsletter drop-in articles

You can download the WalkingWorks files online here:


Her are a few more articles that you may use for your newsletter.

"Physical Activity. The Arthritis Pain Reliever"

National Arthritis Month of May 
Arthritis Announcement for websites, community calendars, publications.

Health Quiz 
Most people think arthritis is an inevitable part of aging. Not so,
says the Arthritis Foundation. But the key is to take action now by
seeing your doctor about early symptoms and initiating lifestyle
changes that can prevent or minimize the effects of this disabling
disease. To find out if you are at risk or showing signs of arthritis,
take the Arthritis Foundation?s joint health quiz.

Drop-In Articles
General Guidelines for Use of Articles


The Executive Office of the President and the Department of Health and
Human Services provides some relevant  publications here:



Government information at NLM Web sites is in the public domain.
Public domain information may be freely distributed and copied, but it
is requested that in any subsequent use the National Library of
Medicine (NLM) be given appropriate acknowledgement.


Healthy Aging


Publications and articles from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood
Institute (NHLBI):

The information contained in materials published by the National
Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is in the public domain.

We Can! Families Finding the Balance: A Parent Handbook - English

?Learn practical tips to help your family find the right balance of
eating well and being physically active to maintain a healthy weight.
This useful easy to read handbook explains the concept of Go, Slow and
Whoa foods, proper portion size, and how to make screen time active

Stay Young at Heart Recipes
Direct link:

When Delicious Meets Nutritious: Recipes for Heart Health
Direct link:

Keep the Beat: Heart Healthy Recipes from the National Heart, Lung,
and Blood Institute
Direct link:

Improving Cardiovascular Health in African Americans: Package of Seven
Easy-to-Read Booklets

"These booklets are designed to help you reduce your chances of having
a heart attack or stroke. Each booklet provides specific information
on improving heart health and identifies steps to promote healthy
lifestyles among African Americans. The set includes the following
titles: Stay Physically Active-Energize Yourself; Eat Less Salt and
Sodium-Spice Up Your Life; Lose Weight If You Are Overweight-Embrace
Your Health; Prevent High Blood Pressure-Protect Your Heart; Learn
Your Cholesterol Number-Empower Yourself; Eat Foods Lower in Saturated
Fat and Cholesterol-Be Heart Smart; and Stop Smoking-Refresh
Direct link:

Your Heart, Your Life Picture Cards
The picture cards are part of the Your Heart, Your Life program
Direct link:

Search for additional material here:

Search terms:

"Drop in Articles? healthy living
Public domain publications Drop-in articles for newsletters
Drop in bulletins

I hope the information provided is helpful!

Best regards,
tcleaver-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $10.00
Wow! Thanks for making me look smart. Excellent information and lots of it.

Subject: Re: article reprints
From: bobbie7-ga on 11 Oct 2005 09:56 PDT
Thank you for the five star rating and tip!

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