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Health and Physical Education

WebMD  www.webmd.com  Covers topics from ADHD to Zoster virus; includes a symptom checker and directory of physicians.
Health Reference Center: NYS residents have free use of this database through the NOVEL service and NYS Library. See your local librarian for details.

HealthFinder:  www.healthfinder.gov  Find health and human services information from the US Government here. Includes links to government agencies and non-profit groups as well as many publications, articles, pamphlets, etc.  which you can view and print online.

Atlas of the Bodywww.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/7140.html      Presented as a service of the American Medical Association. The AMA web site also includes information on medical ethics, public health issues, medical careers, and various diseases and medical conditions.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention:   www.cdc.gov     "CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States."  ---from CDC web site.   Good for "official" information on public health issues.

Evaluating Internet Health Information:  www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/webeval/webeval.html  This tutorial is offered by the National Library of Medicine to help teach internet users to find the most trustworthy web sites for medical information.

Fuel Up to Play 60 :  Free kits encourage kids in grades 4-10 to eat healthier diets and exercise more; from the NFL and National Dairy Council.

   updated 3 Nov. 2010