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All Web sites aren't created equal, so the Health Improvement Institute (HII) sets out to recognize those that are particularly impressive. This year, they gave the nod—and their Aesculapius Award of Excellence—to the following sites for their “excellence in health communications.” Take a look at these sites and see what you think.

American Academy of Neurology http://www.thebrainmatters.org

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association http://www.asha.org

American Thyroid Association http://www.thyroid.org

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute http://www.danafarber.org

National Cancer Institute http://www.cancer.gov

Society for Women's Health Research http://www.womenshealthresearch.org

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Center for Substance Abuse Prevention: Building Blocks for a Healthy Future http://www.bblocks.samhsa.gov

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's National Mental Health Information Center http://www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov

U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Education, and Justice: Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative http://www.sshs.samhsa.gov

For more information, visit the HII Web site at http://www.hii.org.

Last accessed August 15, 2005.

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