- Go Ask
Maintained by Columbia University, each week experts
answer five of the more than 800 health questions readers submit
and health topics.
- University of Colorado, Boulder: Health Center
This website includes
links to 248 college health services worldwide. A listing of Health
Information for Consumers provides a virtual
goldmine of resource links on general health topics. There is
a very comprehensive
page of links to 17 online health screening and appraisals.
- Issues for Parents to Discuss with Their College Student
This site gives exerpts of a book about alcohol use and college students. It also has some great information regarding the myths and truths about alcohol.
This is a web site with invaluable information about alcohol, what is does to your body physiologically and psychologically. It describes the warning signs of abuse and how to help a friend. This site is geared for college students.
- Prevention On-Line
Fom the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol
and Drug Information.
The site's mission is to inform people about the myths, dangers, and issues surrounding college alcohol abuse. College Binge Drinking features articles that focus on alcohol abuse as well as articles centered on various topics concerning college students including substance abuse, mental health and prevention. The site is updated weekly to reflect the latest research and news around these issues.
This web site gives valuable information about birth control pills
Common sense knowledge about the gynecological exam that every
- Department of Health:
Information about sexually transmitted diseases from the Pennsylvania
State Department of Health.
This site will give you information on emergency contraception, also
known as the morning after pill.
More information on emergency contraception.
This site describe in detail and with pictures how to determine if
a mole is something to worry about. Melanoma, a deadly skin cancer
is increasing in the college aged population. Learn how to prevent
it, and how to detect it early.
This site will explain the importance and technique of self testicular
From the American Institute of Preventive Medicine, this site reviews
signs and symptoms of testicular cancer and how to do a self testicular
In question and answer format, this site answers some of the most
common questions about testicular cancer.
This site is a good resource for information about all types of eating
- Mayo Clinic Health
Search the extensive library for articles pertaining
to most important health issues. Also on this site is a weekly Q&A,
with such questions as " Aluminum cookware - Is it safe?"
- The Merck Manual
Now available free on the Internet, a manual of medical terminology
- Family Internet
Information on diseases, injury, poison, tests, drugs, and diets.
- The Medical Search Engine
The Yahoo of medical directories.
- Health World Online
A comprehensive site that features articles, discussions, and information
about the benefits of staying healthy and fit.
Connections for better health, nutrition, and smoking cessation
- Dr. Koop's Community
Quality medical information from the former Surgeon General.
for Disease Control and Prevention
Better known for containing the outbreak of dangerous diseases,
the CDC in addition have developed an informative website containing
info. on travelers' health and health issues in the news.
- The American
Dedicated to providing you with education and information on fighting
heart disease and stroke.
- The National Institutes of Health
The government agency which allocates money to hospitals and health
- Bacchus & Gamma
- American Medical Association - Adolescent Health Online
- Healthcare Software
- Society for Adolescent Medicine
- NCAA Sports Sciences Website
- University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point
- 98six - Health Information for College Students
- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
- AHCPR National Guideline Clearinghouse
- American Cancer Society
- National Library of Medicine
- Immunizations Action Coalition
- Women's Health
- Agency for Health Care Policy Research/Clinical Practice Guidelines
- Association of American Medical Colleges
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Department of Health and Human Services
- Food and Drug Administration
- Health Information Management Society
- National Institute of Health
- World Health Organization