Health ResortsSkiing: A snow sport which uses skis to glide over the snow. It does not include water-skiing.Holidays: Days commemorating events. Holidays also include vacation periods.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Snow: Frozen water crystals that fall from the ATMOSPHERE.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.BulgariaBalneology: Therapy by various hot or warm baths in natural mineral waters, spas, or "cures". It includes not only bathing in, but also drinking the waters, but it does not include whirlpool baths (HYDROTHERAPY).Travel: Aspects of health and disease related to travel.Bermuda: A British colony in the western North Atlantic Ocean about 640 miles east southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. It comprises a group of about 300 islands of which only about 20 are inhabited. It is called also the Bermuda Islands or the Bermudas. It was named for the Spanish explorer Juan Bermudez who visited the islands in 1515. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p140 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p61)Fitness Centers: Facilities having programs intended to promote and maintain a state of physical well-being for optimal performance and health.Medicare Part C: The Balanced Budget Act (BBA) of 1997 establishes a Medicare+Choice program under part C of Title XVIII, Section 4001, of the Social Security Act. Under this program, an eligible individual may elect to receive Medicare benefits through enrollment in a Medicare+Choice plan. Beneficiaries may choose to use private pay options, establish medical savings accounts, use managed care plans, or join provider-sponsored plans.Hinduism: A complex body of social, cultural, and religious beliefs and practices evolved in and largely confined to the Indian subcontinent and marked by a caste system, an outlook tending to view all forms and theories as aspects of one eternal being and truth, and the practice of the way of works, the way of knowledge, or the way of devotion as a means of release from the round of rebirths. (From Webster, 3d ed)Progressive Patient Care: Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.New York CityVegetables: A food group comprised of EDIBLE PLANTS or their parts.Food Coloring Agents: Natural or synthetic dyes used as coloring agents in processed foods.Food: Any substances taken in by the body that provide nourishment.Diet: Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.Physician Executives: Physicians who serve in a medical and administrative capacity as head of an organized medical staff and who also may serve as liaison for the medical staff with the administration and governing board.Weight Loss: Decrease in existing BODY WEIGHT.Reproductive Health: The physical condition of human reproductive systems.Food Preferences: The selection of one food over another.Food Service, Hospital: Hospital department that manages and supervises the dietary program in accordance with the patients' requirements.Food Services: Functions, equipment, and facilities concerned with the preparation and distribution of ready-to-eat food.Menu PlanningSchools: Educational institutions.RestaurantsNutrition Policy: Guidelines and objectives pertaining to food supply and nutrition including recommendations for healthy diet.Hospitals, AnimalDeath Certificates: Official records of individual deaths including the cause of death certified by a physician, and any other required identifying information.Birth Certificates: Official certifications by a physician recording the individual's birth date, place of birth, parentage and other required identifying data which are filed with the local registrar of vital statistics.Directories as Topic: Lists of persons or organizations, systematically arranged, usually in alphabetic or classed order, giving address, affiliations, etc., for individuals, and giving address, officers, functions, and similar data for organizations. (ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Islam: A monotheistic religion promulgated by the Prophet Mohammed with Allah as the deity.DirectoryRivers: Large natural streams of FRESH WATER formed by converging tributaries and which empty into a body of water (lake or ocean).Operating Room Information Systems: Information systems, usually computer-assisted, designed to store, manipulate, and retrieve information for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling administrative activities associated with the provision and utilization of operating room services and facilities.Swimming PoolsCongresses as Topic: Conferences, conventions or formal meetings usually attended by delegates representing a special field of interest.WingPotassium Compounds: Inorganic compounds that contain potassium as an integral part of the molecule.Hydroxides: Inorganic compounds that contain the OH- group.Energy Metabolism: The chemical reactions involved in the production and utilization of various forms of energy in cells.Thailand: Formerly known as Siam, this is a Southeast Asian nation at the center of the Indochina peninsula. Bangkok is the capital city.International Cooperation: The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.Energy Intake: Total number of calories taken in daily whether ingested or by parenteral routes.World Health: The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.Dracunculoidea: A superfamily of nematodes of the suborder CAMALLANINA. Its organisms possess a poorly developed buccal cavity and a rudimentary esophagus and intestine.Lakes: Inland bodies of still or slowly moving FRESH WATER or salt water, larger than a pond, and supplied by RIVERS and streams.