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Health Risk Appraisal.

The website above is the Harvard Disease Risk Appraisal site. Here you can find out your risk of developing five of the most important diseases (cancer, diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis and stroke) and get personalized tips for preventing them. With cancer, it is necessary to evaluate your risk separately for each common cancer site.

The supporting evidence that makes up your risk and the interventions that would help you reduce such risk are clearly spelled out.

You may also like to download “The Assessment and Management of Cardiovascular Risk ” (2003) by the New Zealand Guidelines Group (NZGG) from

This is also available in interactive format from


June 8, 2009 Posted by | Online Resources | , , , | Leave a comment