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*Health and Fitness Related Websites

Current Health News

MSNBC Health News

MedLine Plus Health News

WebMD Health News

CNN Health

USA Today Health News

Harvard World Health News

Medscape

Chicago Tribune Health


General Health Information

http://teenshealth.org/teen/                  Site for teens about your health, body, sexual health, drugs, disease, mental health

http://medlineplus.gov/                        Extensive information on various health topics from NIH and US Library of Medicine

www.mayoclinic.org/healthinfo/          Mayo Clinic Health and Medical Information

http://www.webmd.com/                    WebMD

goaskalice.columbia.edu                     Go Ask Alice. Ask any health related question, search for info, or read up on Q&A's of the week

www.americanheart.org                     American Heart Association

www.healthypeople.gov                     Healthy People 2010

www.healthfinder.gov/                        Health Finder

www.redcross.org/                            American Red Cross

www.idph.state.il.us/                           Illinois Department of Public Health

www.cdc.gov/nchs/                            National Center for Health Statistics

http://www.likeitis.org.au/                    Sex Like It is, Exactly How It Is

www.plannedparenthood.org/             Sexual and Reproductive health topics

https://h1n1.cloudapp.net/Default.aspx      H1N1 Flu Self- Assessment

 

Fitness and Strength Training

http://www.errx.net                                    Resource featuring comprehensive exercise information on weight training, aerobic conditioning, fitness testing

http://www.exrx.net/Exercise.htm                Exercise and Muscle Directory, Includes video clips

http://www.exrx.net/Calculators.html           Fitness Calculators

Longevity Game

Fitness Notes

Nutrition

www.mypyramid.gov                         MyPyramid

http://www.nat.uiuc.edu/                     Nutrition Analysis Tool (UIUC)

www.usda.gov/                                  U.S Dept of Agriculture           

www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/                       Food and Nutrition Information center

www.nutrition.gov/                             Nutrition Information

www.calorie-counters.net/                  Calorie counter fast-food restaurants             

www.fatcalories.com                          Fast Food Explorer

www.ific.org/about/students.cfm         IFIC Foundation offers a variety of publications that cover various nutrition and food safety topics

Vitamin and Mineral Chart


Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

www.ilcat.org                                     Illinois Coalition Against Tobacco

www.lungusa.org                                American lung association

www.thetruth.com                              The Truth on Tobacco

www.health.org                                  Alcohol and drug information

Other Drugs

www.nida.nih.gov                                                         National Institute on Drug Abuse- Multiple Drugs

www.teens.drugabuse.gov                                            NIDA for Teens- Info on Drugs and Effects on Brain

http://ncadi.samhsa.gov/                                                 Info on Various Drugs and Treatment

Drugs and Sports -                                                        Barbiturates and Sports

http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/barb.html               Barbiturates, Links to other Drugs

www.oxyabusekills.com                                                Oxycontin

http://www.stopaddiction.com/                                      Multiple drug and rehab info.

http://www.brainsource.com/brain_on_drugs.htm           Brain on Drugs

http://www.heroinaddiction.com/                                   Heroin and Rehab

http://www.amphetamines.com/                                     Amphetamines

http://www.erowid.org/                                                 Information on multiple psychoactive drugs


Diseases and Disorders

http:/health.nih.gov/                                    National Institute of Health- Health Information

http://www.cdc.gov/DiseasesConditions/    CDC- Diseases and Conditions

www.who.int/en/                                       World Health Organization

http://www.sfaf.org/aids101                       WHO 10 Facts on AIDS

www.hopkins-aids.edu/                             John Hopkins AIDS information

http://www.sfaf.org/aids101                       AIDS 101

www.ashastd.org/                                     Info on STDs and STIs

www.cancer.org/                                      American Cancer Association

www.americanheart.org/                           American heart association

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/                  National Library of Medicine

www.nci.nih.gov/                                     National Cancer Institute

www.oncolink.com                                  Univ. of Penn cancer center

www.arthritis.org                                     Arthritis Foundation

http://www.nothingbutnets.net/                  Malaria- Send a net. Save a life.    

http://health.nih.gov/category/Cancers       NIH- Cancers

Eating Disorders

Sexually Transmitted Infections


Mental Health

www.nimh.nih.gov                              National Institute of Mental Health

www.stress.org/                                  American Institute of Stress

www.workhealth.org/                         Job stress network
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