Health & Addictions

  • Teacher Resources
     
    • AMA: American Medical Association (tons of info, recipes, health, diseases, ethics, drugs, tobacco, etc., links)
    • BIODIDAC: Bank of Digital Resources for Teaching Biology (images, info, links)
    • CATCH: Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (Grades 3-5: commercial site with free sample curriculum & activities, links)
    • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (health and safety manuals)
    • CESDP: The Center for the Education and Study of Diverse Populations (CESDP) was established by the New Mexico legislature in 1993, under the auspices of New Mexico Highlands University, to provide technical assistance, distribute research findings, offer resources, and promote quality in New Mexico's public schools.
    • Cyber Active: Physical Education Resource (PE, adaptive PE, gross motor development, education links)
    • Department of Health and Human Services (lots of links to health pages and links to resources)
    • Dr.Koop's Community (health info, first aid, encyclopedias, links)
    • DRUG InfoNET (drugs, diseases, health news, health info, medical reference, medial libraries, etc.)
    • Education World (tons of links ... search for Physical Education, Tobacco, Fitness, Drugs, etc.) 
    • EducationWorld - Lesson Plan Center (searcher and links ... check left margin for your subject area)
    • Federal Resources for Education: Subject Index (free materials & links)
    • FitLife ("the most current scientifically accurate material, information and services in the fields of physical fitness, health promotion, wellness and lifestyle")
    • Galaxy's Biology Links
    • Galaxy: Medicine (extensive set of links)
    • Health Explorer (3,000+ health links)
    • healthfinder: topics a-to-z (infant to senior citizen information ... tons of links)
    • HealthGate - Building a better understanding of Health on the web... (interactive health information ... patient education, research tools, medical search, news & reviews)
    • HealthLinks @ U of Washington (excellent, thorough collection of health materials ... alphabetical subject index ... subjects indexed by groups)
    • HealthTeacher.com ("provided as an alternative approach to improving school-based health education ... a comprehensive, sequential K-12 health education curriculum that consists of almost 300 lesson guides that meet National Health Education Standards and provide skills-based assessment methods ... designed to address the significant health and behavioral issues facing today's youth -- and their classroom teachers")
    • HealthWorld Online ("over 30,000 pages of free information .. by recognized experts in the fields of nutrition, fitness, medical self-care, wellness, natural health and alternative and complementary medicine ... the most comprehensive global health network on the Internet ... the only Internet health network that integrates both alternative and conventional health information into a synergistic whole" ... search page)
    • Interactive Patient @ Marshall U School of Medicine ("a truly unique Interactive World Wide Web Program that allows the user to simulate an actual patient encounter. This teaching tool for physicians, residents and medical students offers a case with a chief complaint to the user who then has to interact with the patient requesting additional history, performing a physical exam, and reviewing laboratory data and x-rays.")
    • Karolinska Institutet: Biomedical Information Resources (extensive medical links arranged by subject, educational resources, etc.)
    • KidsHealth.org ("has trainloads of information on infections, behavior & emotions, food & fitness, and growing up healthy, as well as cool games and animations!")
    • Long-Term Care Quote ("we believe in educating the consumer .. we'll send you -- free of charge and without obligation -- a detailed comparison of the three best policies selected especially for your personal circumstances. Your customized analysis will include a review of each company's financial stability, a thorough side-by-side comparison of each policy's provisions and personalized premium quotes. Plus, you'll receive a free copy of the Consumer's Guide to Long-Term Care.")
    • MADD - Mothers Against Drunk Driving (information about their programs and sources for help, links, hot issues, etc.)
    • Martindale's "The Reference Desk" (tons of excellent links - many, many subjects)
    • Mayo Clinic Health Oasis
    • MCW HealthLink ("published by Medical College of Wisconsin Physicians & Clinics as a service to our patients and to the community at large. ... goals of MCW HealthLink are to: Promote the health and well-being of our community.  Empower our patients with accurate, timely, impartial, and authoritative medical information.")
    • Medical Alliances @ MedSource.com (educational resources, health links, etc.)
    • Medical Matrix (database of medical practices, diseases, educational resources, etc.)
    • MEDscape ("The #1 Free Internet Medical Site")
    • My Virtual Reference Desk (tons of excellent links - many, many subjects)
    • Medical Matrix (tons of links, free but you must register to use)
    • MedicineNet (dictionary, etc.)
    • MedWorld! (basic science, clinical, news, patient resources, research)
    • National Library of Medicine (access to 9 million medical research citations ... medical history to biotechnology)
    • NIEHS: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (K-12 teacher materials, kids page, research)
    • organ donation: Coalition on Donation ("a not-for-profit alliance .. to promote organ and tissue donation ... dedicated to educating the public about organ and tissue donation, correcting misconceptions about donation and creating a greater willingness to donate") 
    • Oregon Partnership ("a statewide non-profit organization and one of the first substance abuse prevention, education and treatment referral services" ... resource and teacher links)
    • PE Central: Ultimate Web Site for Health & PE Teachers (lesson plans, equipment, news, teaching tips, etc.)
    • Prevention's Healthy Ideas ("Health & Healing: cutting-edge information on medical care, natural remedies, specific ailments and children's health ... Weight Loss & Fitness: healthy, empowering weight management techniques ... Cooking & Nutrition: quick, low-fat recipes, meal makeovers or the latest nutrition news")
    • Quia! Medicine Games (Java-based educational games)
    • PREVLINE: Prevention Online (excellent site ... "The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information" ... "drugs, alcohol, drug abuse, prevention, treatment, education, resources") 
    • RAD: Race Against Drugs ("a nationwide drug prevention education program aimed at educating today's youth about the dangers of substance abuse ... free materials)
    • Sympatico - HealthyWay ("Health Links Directory of 9,844 Sites & Reviews: Addictions, Alternative Medicine, Conditions & Diseases, Disabilities, Family Living, General Resources, Head to Toe, Healthy Eating, Healthy Living, Life Stages, Mental Health, Oral Health, Sex & Sexuality, Sports & Fitness, Visit the Specialist, Body Human)
    • Vanderbilt Medical Center: Health News
    • WebPath: The Internet Pathology Laboratory for Medical Education ("This electronic resource includes over 1900 images along with text, tutorials, laboratory exercises, and examination items for self-assessment that demonstrate gross and microscopic pathologic findings associated with human disease conditions.")
    • wNetSchool: Original Lesson Plans
    • World Health Organization (WHO) (reports, links, health topics and info)
    • Virtual Hospital @ U of Iowa ("a digital health sciences library created .. to help meet the information needs of health care providers and patients ... to make the Internet a useful medical reference and health promotion tool for health care providers and patients ... contains hundreds of books and brochures for health care providers and patients")
    • Yahoo's Biology Links
    • Yahoo's health links
    • Yale Image Processing and Analysis Group - Departments of Diagnostic Radiology and Electrical Engineering @ Yale School of Medicine (multimedia, research, text, etc.)
     
    Reference Materials
     
     
    Alcohol
     
    • about.com: alcoholism (searcher & lots of excellent links ... About Alcoholism, Alcohol Effects, Adult Children, Basics, Binge Drinking, College Drinking, Codependency, Conventions, Denial, Enabling, Depression, Diagnostic Tests, Drunk Driving, Family Support, For 12 Steppers, FAS, Genetics, Health Issues, History of A.A., Local HealthCare, Medical Treatment, MEETINGS, Non-Step SupportvNIAAA Alerts, Online Resources, Other Drugs, Pregnancy, Quit Drinking, Recovery Tools, Treatment Centers, Women & Alcohol)
    • Alcohol-Problems and Solutions (this web site describes alcohol use and abuse along with effective ways to reduce drinking problems such as drunk driving and binge drinking)
    • healthindex.org ("A Safe Harbor for Health Information: A common site with common navigation employing materials which have already been developed by recognized expert organizations and which are compliant with the AMA's proposed Internet standards, in order to give consumers a source for health care information of the highest quality, and unimpeachable validity and authority. ... Healthindex.org adheres to the AMA Principles for Health Information on the Internet"
    • AMA: American Medical Association (tons of info, recipes, health, diseases, ethics, drugs, tobacco, etc., links)
    • Arizona U: Biology Project (human biology)
    • Biology Project: Chemicals and Human Health (problem sets and tutorials)
    • CDC: Center for Disease Control (health issues: occupational, teen, travel, injuries, environment, women's, etc.)
    • CESDP: The Center for the Education and Study of Diverse Populations (CESDP) was established by the New Mexico legislature in 1993, under the auspices of New Mexico Highlands University, to provide technical assistance, distribute research findings, offer resources, and promote quality in New Mexico's public schools.
    • CHORUS: Collaborative Hypertext of Radiology (for physicians and medical students )
    • Drug Free America (more about effects of alcohol as well as alcohol facts and the truth about alcohol addiction)
    • Drug InfoNet (drug, disease & health info; Ask the Experts; reference & health guides, etc.)
    • Eric Chudler: Neuroscience Education (educational links and resources)
    • Internet Public Library: (lots of annotated links)
    • iSleuth: Health (tons of search engines & links on nutrition, diseases, news, dentistry, etc.)
    • Medical Matrix (tons of links to diseases, treatment, studies, healthcare, journals, etc.)
    • MEDscape ("The #1 Free Internet Medical Site")
    • PE Central: Ultimate Web Site for Health & PE Teachers (lesson plans, equipment, news, teaching tips, etc.)
    • Seeing, Hearing, and Smelling the World (clear, well-illustrated series of features about the human senses, the brain, and sensory defects)
    • Stayhealthy.com ("Your premier health and wellness portal ...  designed to meet your needs by offering diverse and comprehensive Internet health and wellness resources that are updated and maintained daily by a dedicated staff")
    • Teens Health-Alcohol (Get the facts about alcohol!)
     
    Tobacco
     
    • about.com: smoking cessation (searcher & lots of excellent links ... About Quitting, Acupuncture, Addiction, Anti-Tobacco Links, Cig. Ingredients, Cigars, Cravings & Urges, Genetics, Health Issues, Hypnotism, Nicotine Gum, Nicotine Inhalers, Nic. Nasal Sprays, Nicotine Patch, Personal, Photo Gallery, Pregnancy, Quit Meters, Resources, Secondhand Smoke, SIDS, Smoking in Movies, Spit Tobacco, Tobacco Ads, Tobacco Settlement, Tobacco Victims, Teen Smoking, Weight Gain, Women's Health, Zyban)
    • American Lung Association of New Jersey (articles, resources, links ... "Asthma | Tobacco Control | Air Quality | Diseases A to Z | Occupational Health | School Programs | Programs & Events | Wall of Remembrance | Living With Lung Disease | Data & Statistics | Research | Advocacy | Volunteer | Jobs | Press Center | Ask ALA | Publications")
    • about.com: Alternative Healing / Herbs (searcher & lots of links)
    • Health World Online: Diseases / Conditions (alternative, complementary & natural medicines)
    • Smoking and Tobacco Use (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
    • Stayhealthy.com ("Your premier health and wellness portal ...  designed to meet your needs by offering diverse and comprehensive Internet health and wellness resources that are updated and maintained daily by a dedicated staff")
    • Tobacco Facts (lots of information on smoking and the tobacco industry)
    • Tobacco Free Kids (the truth about the deadly effects of smoking)
    • Wellness Web (conventional medicine, alternative medicine, nutrition & fitness)
     
    AIDS/HIV
     
    • about.com: AIDS / HIV (searcher & lots of excellent links ... Prevention, Adherence, AIDS Activism, Children/Teens, Women Resources, AIDS Fact Sheets, Alt. Therapies, How-to Guides, Back to Work, Drug Fact Sheets, Substance Abuse, Clinical Trials, Opp. Infections, Dental Information, Drug Information, Nutrition, Expert Advice, Foreign Languages, Safe Sex, Glossary, Government Sites, Hemophilia, HIV/AIDS and Fraud, HIV Testing, Hospice, Housing, Legal Issues, Magazines/Journals, Medical Centers)
    • healthindex.org ("A Safe Harbor for Health Information: A common site with common navigation employing materials which have already been developed by recognized expert organizations and which are compliant with the AMA's proposed Internet standards, in order to give consumers a source for health care information of the highest quality, and unimpeachable validity and authority. ... Healthindex.org adheres to the AMA Principles for Health Information on the Internet")
    • Academic Info: Microbiology (virology, infectious diseases, Aids studies)
    • AIDS Memorial Quilt ("the largest on-going community arts project in the world. Each of the over 41,000 colorful panels in the Quilt was made to remember the life of a person lost to AIDS" ... AIDS/HIV info & related links)
    • AEGIS ("The largest HIV knowledgebase in the world ... updated hourly")
    • Antibody Resource Page ("a multi-disciplinary resource on antibodies for both beginners and experts" ... imunology gallery, educational links, etc.)
    • Arizona U: Biology Project (sexually transmitted diseases problem set)
    • Avert: Aids Education & Research Trust (HIV, sex ed, drug use, aids history, etc.)
    • Biology Project: Immunology (problem sets and tutorials)
    • Biology Project: Microbiology & Immunology (problem sets and tutorials)
    • CDC: Center for Disease Control (health issues: occupational, teen, travel, injuries, environment, women's, etc.)
    • (Mike) Clark's Pathology Page (immunoglobulin molecules & pictures)
    • CELLS alive! (viruses, bacteria, infection, parasites, etc.)
    • Drug InfoNet (drug, disease & health info; Ask the Experts; reference & health guides, etc.)
    • HealingWell.com  ("an online health resource guide to medical news, information and articles, message boards and chat, books, newsletters, disease - related web sites, and more for patients, caregivers and family coping with disabling diseases, disorders, or chronic illnesses" ... AIDS - HIV, Allergies, Alzheimer's Disease, Anxiety & Panic, Disorders, Arthritis, Breast Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Cystic Fibrosis, Depression, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Fibromyalgia, Headaches, Hepatitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Lupus, Migraines, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease. Prostate Cancer)
    • HealthGate - Building a better understanding of Health on the web... (interactive health information ... patient education, research tools, medical search, news & reviews)
    • Health World Online: Family Health (vaccinations)
    • Immune Web ("for people .. with various immune-system related ailments such as: chronic fatigue syndrome, candida, lupus, fibromyalgia, Epstein-Barr, multiple allergies, environmental illness, chemical sensitivity, etc., and the symptoms that result from any of the above, including learning disabilities, migraines, asthma, hypoglycemia, etc.")
    • Immunology at UMass (info and links)
    • Karolinska Institutet: Diseases, Disorders and Related Topics (link by link ...)
    • MedicineNet (diseases, treatments, pharmacy, etc.)
    • Medicine Online ("offers medical information and education in oncology, Medline literature searches, Daily Oncology News Digest, Cancer Forums discussion groups, and reports from medical meetings in Conrad Notes for health care professionals, patients, and other interested consumers.")
    • National Library of Medicine (clinical care, toxicology, environmental health and basic biomedical research)

    Addictions
     
    • about.com: abuse / incest support (searcher & lots of excellent links ... Abusers, Abuse by Pros, Allies, Child Abuse, Child Pornography, Creativity, Cult/Ritual Abuse, DID/MPD, Domestic Violence, Foster Care, Law and Politics, Male Survivors, Memory Repression, Missing Children, Online Communities, Online Therapy, Parental Abduction, Parenting and Prev, PTSD, Survivors, Self-Harm, Suggested Reading, Suicide, Sexual Abuse, Spirituality, Statistics)
    • about.com: AIDS (searcher & lots of links)
    • Addiction (from Wikipedia-the free encyclopedia)
    • AIDS Memorial Quilt ("the largest on-going community arts project in the world. Each of the over 41,000 colorful panels in the Quilt was made to remember the life of a person lost to AIDS" ... AIDS/HIV info & related links)
    • AEGIS ("The largest HIV knowledgebase in the world ... updated hourly")
    • Arizona U: Biology Project (sexually transmitted diseases problem set)
    • Avert: Aids Education & Research Trust (HIV, sex ed, drug use, aids history, etc.)
    • Biology Project: Immunology (problem sets and tutorials)
    • Biology Project: Microbiology & Immunology (problem sets and tutorials)
    • CDC: Center for Disease Control (health issues: occupational, teen, travel, injuries, environment, women's, etc.)
    • (Mike) Clark's Pathology Page (immunoglobulin molecules & pictures)
    • HealingWell.com  ("an online health resource guide to medical news, information and articles, message boards and chat, books, newsletters, disease - related web sites, and more for patients, caregivers and family coping with disabling diseases, disorders, or chronic illnesses" ... AIDS - HIV, Allergies, Alzheimer's Disease, Anxiety & Panic, Disorders, Arthritis, Breast Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Cystic Fibrosis, Depression, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Fibromyalgia, Headaches, Hepatitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Lupus, Migraines, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease. Prostate Cancer)
    • HealthGate - Building a better understanding of Health on the web... (interactive health information)
    • Health World Online: Diseases / Conditions (info and links)
    • Health World Online: Family Health (vaccinations)
    • MedicineNet (diseases, treatments, pharmacy, etc.)
    • Medicine Online ("offers medical information and education in oncology, Medline literature searches, Daily Oncology News Digest, Cancer Forums discussion groups, and reports from medical meetings in Conrad Notes for health care professionals, patients, and other interested consumers.")
    • National Library of Medicine (clinical care, toxicology, environmental health and basic biomedical research)
    • Stayhealthy.com ("Your premier health and wellness portal ...  designed to meet your needs by offering diverse and comprehensive Internet health and wellness resources that are updated and maintained daily by a dedicated staff")
    • Teen Health (Dealing with addiction)
    • The Nature of Addiction (Addiction is one of the toughest problems facing our culture today)
    • What is Addiction? (Harvard Medical School Division on Addiction)
     
    Substance Abuse - Drugs