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Health

Health

Links on this page for information regarding health topics and everything you wanted to know about were afraid to ask.

4 Girls Health
Developed by the Office on Women’s Health in the Department of Health and Human Services gives girls between the ages of 10 and 16 reliable, current health information. The site focuses on many health topics that respond to adolescent girls’ health concerns and motivates girls to choose healthy behaviors using positive, supportive and non-threatening messages.

ADOL
Adolescence Directory On-Line (ADOL) is an electronic guide to information on adolescent issues. It is a service of the Center for Adolescent Studies at Indiana University. Educators, counselors, parents, researchers, health practitioners, and teens can use ADOL to find Web resources for a variety of subjects.

Advocates for Youth
Advocates for Youth is dedicated to creating programs and advocating for policies that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health.

American Social Health Association
Answers to your questions about teen sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases.

Cornell Theory Center for Health and Medicine
Here is the place to begin researching health issues whether you have questions about a health problem or you need to get information for a project. There are many links to exercise, nutrition, and diseases of all sorts.

español - healthfinder®
Por este sitio se puede buscar muchos sujetos de salud y tambien se puede empezar una busqueda.

Family Doctor.org
A comprehensive health information site from the American Academy of Family Physicians

Fact and Resource Informat on about Addiction
The Web of Addictions is dedicated to providing accurate information about alcohol and other drug addictions.

Food Guide Pyramid: My Pyramid.Gov
United States Department of Agriculture
Go Ask Alice

Columbia University's Health Question and Answer Internet Service

Health A to Z: Your Family Health Site
A world of health at your fingertips

IPL Teen Division: Health
Resources of interest for teenagers from the Internet Public Library

Kaiser Family Foundation
Here is lots of health information on many different topics and policies.

KidsHealth
Has separate areas for kids, teens, and parents. Take the time to letit load because this is a good site for information and answers.

MEDLINEplus: Health Topics
This cite offers many articles on a variety of health topics. It is divided into part of the body, systems, procedures, demographic groups, and health and wellness.

NIDA for Teens
The science behind drug abuse: Drugs and their effects on the human body

NIH Health Information Index
Here are links to information about specific diseases.

Nutricise Fitness Site
Fitness and healthy living information galore.

Food and Nutrition Information Center
A new federal resource, provides easy access to all online federal government information on nutrition.

Parents: The Anti-Drug
Provides parents and teachers with information and advice on helping teens stay drug-free.

PBS TeacherSource: Health & Fitness
Health and fitness lesson plans and activities for all grade levels, as well as information on recommended books and links.


Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Federation of America. This site is useful for teens, parents, and educators website.

Publications at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
This site offers health information on a variety of infectious diseases.

Sex,Etc.
A website by teens and for teens by the Network for Family Life Education, a component of Rutgers University. Its mission is to help children and youth become sexually healthy people and avoid pregnancy and disease during their teenage years.

Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection
The University of Chicago Students Counseling and Resource Service

Teen Advice Online
Support for teenage problems through a network of peers around the globe

TeenAIDS.org
Extensive resource site on the net devoted entirely to youth and HIV prevention by a Harvard trained AIDS expert.

Teens, Crime and the Community
With a section for teens and one for adults, TCC offers information and resources aimed at reducing violence in the lives of teens--with help from teens themselves.

Teen Wire.com
Sexuality and Relationship Information

Yahoo: Health and Medicine
Lots of links on the topics of health research, expert advice, and healthy recipes.