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TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Search Engines
Health Care Associations
Science & Medical News
Health & Medical Reference
Science Methods
Metrics & Measurement
Chemical Foundations
Biological Molecules
Microscope
Cells
Histology
Human Biology Resources
Anatomy Model Photos, Quizzes
Physiology & Homeostasis
Terminology & Classification
Nervous System
Endocrine System
Skeletal System
Integumentary System
Muscular System
Cardiovascular System
Microbiology & Defense
Respiratory System
Digestion & Nutrition
Urinary System
Reproductive Systems
Dissections
Nystrom Torso Video Tour (10 minutes)
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National Library of Medicine (PubMed) (search professional medical literature)
Medical Dictionaries: MedicineNet ||| Stedman's / Dorland's ||| Free Medical Dictionary ||| Etymology

HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATIONS:


SCIENCE AND MEDICAL NEWS:
  • National Library of Medicine
  • Health News Review
  • Eureka Alert (AAAS)
  • Science Daily
  • Science News
  • SciTech Daily
  • World Science
  • AAAS News
  • News from PhysOrg
  • Medical News Today
  • Medicinet Health News
  • World Health News
  • MedPage Today
  • CNN Health News
  • Google Health News
  • USA Today Health News
  • Medical News Today
  • The Scientist
  • New York Times
  • Brain News
  • Drug Alert

    1. HEALTH AND MEDICAL REFERENCE:
    2. Leading Causes of Death United States and worldwide.
    3. Leading Causes of Death United States 1900-1998 (CDC PDF)
    4. Board of Healing Arts: Kansas and Missouri
    5. Kansas City Doctors (find a physician)
    6. U.S. Preventive Task Force Recommendations
    7. Cochrane Medical Reviews
    8. World Health Organization (health education and statistics)
    9. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (food and drug safety)
    10. Atlas of First Aid: A Case Study Approach
    11. Lab Tests Online (understand medical lab tests)
    12. Medline Plus (health information in 40 languages)
    13. Health Library, Univ of Maryland
    14. Pathology Laboratory (University of Utah)
    15. Number Needed to Treat for Benefit or Harm
    16. New Health Advisor
    17. Medscape Health Resource Center
    18. American Council on Science and Health
    19. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    20. Pathology Laboratory for Medical Education
    21. Drugs, Vitamins, Herbs: The Scientific Evidence (Medline)
    22. eMedExpert (Information on Prescription Drugs)
    23. Physicians Desk Reference (PDR) for Rx and OTC Drugs
    24. Drug Safety Data Sheets
    25. Drugwatch (news on drug development and safety)
    26. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. Government)
    27. National Cancer Institute
    28. WebMD (investigate symptoms, treatments, find a doctor)
    29. Medical History of U.S. Presidents
    30. Health and Medicine Streaming Videos
    31. Vendors of Biology Supplies and Anatomic Models
    32. SCIENCE METHODS

    33. Evolution of Clinical Research
    34. Medical Study Design
    35. Study Design 101


    36. The Mysterious Placebo
    37. Spontaneous Remission and the Placebo Effect
    38. Richard Feynman on Cargo Cult Science. (PDF)
    39. Distinguishing Science from Pseudoscience
    40. Why Bogus Therapies Often Seem to Work
    41. Science-Based Medicine and Neurologica
    42. Skeptical Medicine
    43. Quackwatch (guide to health fraud)
    44. Fair Tests of Medical Therapies
    45. Discovery, Chance and Scientific Methods.
    46. Bad Science
    47. Experiment Design
    48. How to Understand Scientific Studies
    49. On Being Sane in Insane Places
    50. Korzybski's General Semantics (Steven Lewis)
    51. Seven Warning Signs of Bogus Science
    52. The Science of Religion
    53. Galileo's recantation (1633)
    54. Test Your Scientific Literacy
    55. Science Heroes
    56. METRICS AND MEASUREMENTS

    57. Coping with Math Anxiety
    58. Anxiety and Relaxation (90 minute Flash video)
    59. Significant Digits (includes quiz)
    60. Significant Figures in Measurements and Calculations.
    61. Scientific Notation & Significant Figures
    62. Significant figures, Scientific Notation, Solving Equations
    63. Variability in Measurements
    64. Metric-English conversions
    65. More Metric conversion problems and solutions
    66. Metric Conversion Tables UK
    67. The U.S. and the Metric System (PDF)
    68. How to Read a Triple-Beam Balance
    69. Reading a Triple Beam Balance and Quiz
    70. Common Lab Equipment
    71. Countdown Timer, Calendar Generator and Calculators
    72. CHEMICAL FOUNDATIONS OF BIOLOGY

    73. Chemistry 101
    74. Chemistry Guide
    75. Chemistry A to Z (NIH)
    76. History of Chemistry
    77. Virtual Chemistry (Elmhurst)
    78. Chemistry Tutorial (Australia)
    79. Video Lectures on General Chemistry (MIT)
    80. Molecular Structures (Purdue)
    81. Atoms and Molecules
    82. Chemical Elements Periodic Table
    83. Webelements Periodic Table
    84. Clickable Periodic Table of the Elements
    85. Elements of the Human Body
    86. Elements of Life
    87. The discovery of electrons
    88. Evolution of the atomic theory.
    89. Radioactivity
    90. Marie Curie, French physicist and Nobel laureate.
    91. Radiocarbon dating and the Shroud of Turin.
    92. Periodic Table of the Isotopes
    93. Chemical nomenclature and Quiz (Word Document)
    94. Stoichiometry: calculations involving balanced chemical equations.
    95. Temperature and Thermometers
    96. The Second Law of Thermodynamics
    97. Metabolism
    98. BIOLOGICAL MOLECULES

    99. Proteins, Carbohydrates, Lipids, Nucleic Acids, Vitamins, Water
    100. Organic Chemistry
    101. Medical Biochemistry (many articles)
    102. Ban DHMO!
    103. Water Science
    104. Water
    105. Sticky Water.
    106. A Biography of Water
    107. Peptides and Proteins
    108. Proteins and Enzymes
    109. Ask a dietician about protein
    110. Enzymes (Wikipedia)
    111. Enzymes
    112. Enzyme tutorial with animations
    113. Enzyme Inhibition 2-minute Flash animation
    114. Enzymes, Metabolic Pathways, Feedback Inhibition and animation
    115. Medical Biochemistry Page
    116. Human Metabolism (Vanderhooi)
    117. NAS 2005 Report on Dietary Reference Intakes
    118. Galactosemia
    119. DNA and RNA
    120. Discovery of DNA
    121. Deciphering the Genetic Code
    122. Origin of the chemicals of life

      MICROSCOPE

    123. The Parts of a Microscope
    124. Light Microscope Tutorial (animation with audio from NASA)
    125. Structure and Function of the Optical Microscope Wikipedia
    126. Principles of Light Microscopy (6-minute WMV by Steven Lewis)
    127. Nikon Alphaphot-2 Microscope (15-minute video)
    128. How to Use a Compound Light Microscope (6-minute Flash video)
    129. The Virtual Compound Light Microscope (practice your skills)
    130. Robert Hooke and Anton Leeuwenhoek
    131. History of the light microscope
    132. Microscopes and relative size in biology.
    133. Cell Biology and Microscopy

    134. CELLS

    135. Inside the Cell (NIH)
    136. The cell theory.
    137. Cell anatomy.
    138. Tour of the Animal Cell Model (10-minute WMV by Steven Lewis)
    139. Basic Cell Structures
    140. McGraw-Hill Cell Animations (Shockwave)
    141. Cell Biology Animations
    142. Cell Types
    143. Cell Organelles (Wikipedia)
    144. Membranes, Diffusion and Osmosis
    145. Cell Cycle and Cell Division (6-minute Flash video)
    146. Mitosis images.
    147. Stages of the Cell Cycle.
    148. Cell Cycle and Mitosis Tutorial


    149. Cells Alive
    150. ATP
    151. Molecular Genetics (Palomar)
    152. Watson and Crick's 1953 paper on DNA.
    153. The New Genetics (NIH)
    154. Universality of the genetic code.
    155. Stem Cells
    156. Cellular basis of cancer.
    157. Cancer.
    158. HISTOLOGY

    159. Atlas of Microscopic Anatomy
    160. Virtual Microscopy(many images)
    161. Histology Tutorial (28-minute Windows Video)
    162. HistoWeb (JayDoc)


    163. Histology World
    164. Histology Zoomer
    165. Histology Images
    166. Histology Slides (Illinois U.)
    167. Histology at Yale
    168. Histology of the Skin (10-minute Flash video)
    169. Body Mass Index (BMI) and Body Fat Measurement
    170. Underwater Weighing Video and Sample Calculation of Body Fat Composition
    171. GENERAL HUMAN BIOLOGY RESOURCES

    172. Imaging the Body
    173. Textbook of Regional Anatomy (Dartmouth)
    174. OpenStax Anatomy-Physiology Textbook
    175. Anatomy-Physiology Animations
    176. Wiley Anatomy Drill and Practice
    177. Regional Human Anatomy Textbook (Dartmouth)
    178. Human Anatomy for the Artist
    179. Get Body Smart (anatomy tutorials and quizzes)
    180. Innerbody Interactive Human Anatomy (interactive quizzes by system)
    181. Webanatomy (many quizzes)
    182. A&P Practical Exams
    183. Anatomy-Physiology tutorials (Chute)
    184. Anatomy Box
    185. Anatomy at SUNY
    186. The Virtual Human Body (animated tour in Spanish and English)
    187. A&P Study Guides
    188. Human Anatomy (cadaver dissections and quizzes)
    189. Maricopa's Anatomy-Physiology Tutorial (many quizzes)
    190. Illustrated Encyclopedia of Anatomic Variations (real vs. textbook people)
    191. Human Body Images, Radiographs (Stanford)
    192. Anatomy Atlases, Textbooks and Digital Libraries
    193. Atlas of Gross Anatomy (anatomy images)
    194. Anatomy Tables by System and Region
    195. Gray's Anatomy (1918 edition full text, illustrated, searchable)
    196. Instant Anatomy (mostly colorful, labeled drawings with learning tips)
    197. Biological Anthropology (human evolution and taxonomy)
    198. Human Cadaver Dissection Videos
    199. ORlive Surgical Videos
    200. Pearson Anatomy Tutorial (many quizzes)
    201. Anatomy & Physiology Tutorial Links
    202. Speech Anatomy & Physiology
    203. Wisonsin's Anatomy-Physiology (text with labeled drawings)
    204. Anatomy Lab Simulator (labeled photos & drawings of organs)
    205. Useless Body Parts (no need for donors)
    206. WebMD Calculators, Health Quizzes, Anatomy Tools
    207. WebMD Symptom Checker (be your own doctor, then sue yourself)
    208. BBC's Interactive Body (anatomy games)
    209. Maricopa's Biology Text
    210. Kimball's Online Biology Text
    211. Normal Lab Values
    212. How Stuff Works Anatomy Channel (animations and videos)
    213. Five Largest Organs in in the Human Body
    214. Biology of Aging (forever young?)
    215. Photobiology
    216. ANATOMY MODEL PHOTOS, QUIZZES AND KEYS:

    217. Anatomy Model Quizzes
    218. Keys to Anatomic Models (Austin CC)
    219. Motlow State CC Model Keys: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 (PDF)
    220. Photos of Anatomic Models (Merced College)
    221. Anatomic Model Photos (no labels)
    222. Anatomy Tutorials from Maricopa (model photos with keys)
    223. Bioweb Anatomy Quiz (Wisconsin)
    224. Anatomy Models w Labels (San Diego Mesa College)
    225. Anatomy Models w Labels (Santa Rosa)
    226. Visual Atlas Body Systems (BBC)
    227. Photo Gallery of Anatomic Models (cursor over numbers for labels)
    228. Palomar Anatomic Model Index and Quiz
    229. Models Images and Keys (Palomar)
    230. Model Images (Baker)
    231. Middle Tennessee State University
    232. Anatomic Model Keys (no photos) (Tidewater)
    233. Cerritos Anatomy Model Quiz (click on green dots for labels
    234. Voyager Models and Slides
    235. Bluegrass Anatomy Model Quiz
    236. Anatomy Model Quiz (click links below images for labels)
    237. Niagara Virtual Anatomy Lab (labeled models)
    238. Pasadena CC's Virtual Anatomy Lab (click above photo for key)
    239. Anatomic Images Extremities w labels
    240. Anatomy Drill and Practice (Wiley)
    241. Anatomic Model Keys (NAPA Valley)
    242. HOMEOSTASIS / HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY

    243. Physiology Web
    244. A Framework for Human Physiology
    245. Homeostasis of Body Sugar (6-minute Flash video)
    246. Homeostasis
    247. Physiology Models
    248. Physiological Homeostasis
    249. Acid-Base Physiology
    250. Examples of Homeostasis
    251. Virtual Physiology Experiments
    252. TERMINOLOGY AND CLASSIFICATION

    253. A Brief History of the English Language by Steven Lewis
    254. Anatomic Terminology
    255. Dictionary Search
    256. Basic Vocabulary of Gross Anatomy
    257. Anatomic Pronunciation Guide
    258. Etymology (origin) of Medical Terms
    259. Medical Eponyms
    260. Cornell Notetaking Method (YouTube video)
    261. Medical Flashcards, Word Searches and Games
    262. Classification of Living Things
    263. Taxonomy (Wikipedia)
    264. Review of Anatomic Regional Terminology (PDF)
    265. Levels of Biological Organization
    266. NERVOUS SYSTEM:

    267. Nervous System Models (labeled and unlabeled)
    268. Nervous System Models (labeled)
    269. Cerritos CNS Model Quiz
    270. Adventures in Neuroanatomy
    271. Textbook of Neuroscience (Dartmouth)
    272. Neurotransmitter Net
    273. Reaction Speed Timer and Reaction Time Test

      EYE AND VISION

    274. Anatomy-Physiology of the Eye
    275. Webvision
    276. The Human Eye
    277. Somso Eye Video Tour (WMV, 14 minutes)
    278. Lutein and Zeaxanthin protect eyesight
    279. Vision Loss Simulations
    280. Zeiss Online Vision Screening
    281. Snellen Eye Chart and 20/20 Vision
    282. The Joy of Visual Perception
    283. Colorblind
    284. Color Vision and Tests for Color Blindness
    285. Color Afterimage Test (squares) and Dots and Flag

    286. EAR: HEARING AND BALANCE

    287. The Human Ear
    288. Virtual Tour of the Ear
    289. Anatomy of the Ear
    290. High-Frequency Hearing Test
    291. Audiology Resources and Hearing Test (YouTube)
    292. Hearing and Balance (textbook)
    293. Dizziness, Imbalance and Hearing Disorders
    294. Vestibular Function
    295. Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    296. BRAIN

    297. The Brain from Top to Bottom
    298. My Three Brains
    299. The Whole Brain Atlas
    300. Regions of the Brain
    301. The Brain from Top to Bottom
    302. Split-Brain Simulation
    303. Sheep brain dissection guide
    304. My brain's bigger than yours!
    305. Cranial Nerves with Puzzle
    306. Interactive Brain Atlas
    307. Cranial Nerves at Yale
    308. More Cranial Nerves
    309. Cranial Nerve Quiz
    310. Brain Chemistry of Depression
    311. Antidepressant Medications
    312. Circadian (daily) Rhythms and Suprachiasmatic Nuclei
    313. Prefrontal Lobotomies
    314. Brain Games (exercises to stimulate your brain)
    315. Reaction time test
    316. OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM RESOURCES

    317. Peripheral Nerves
    318. Head and Neck Anatomy Quiz
    319. Spinal Cord Injuries
    320. Neuroanatomy of Speech, Swallowing and Language
    321. Neurobiology
    322. Taste
    323. Adrenalin Receptors
    324. Psychopharmacology
    325. General Psychology
    326. Conditioned Reflexes by Ivan Pavlov (1927)
    327. Sleepless at Stanford
    328. Sleep and Learning (no snoozing in class!)

      ENDOCRINE SYSTEM (See General Resources for more links.)

    329. The Endocrine System
    330. Textbook of Endocrinology
    331. Pathophysiology of the Endocrine System
    332. An Endocrine Webtext
    333. The Hormone Foundation
    334. Hormones and their Receptors
    335. Endocrine System Overview
    336. Vitamin D Hormone in Health and Disease (YouTube)
    337. Human Growth Hormone
    338. Melatonin: a sleep hormone that protects the brain
    339. Ketosis versus Ketoacidosis

    340. SKELETAL SYSTEM (See General Resources for more links.)

    341. Glossary of the Skeletal Terms
    342. The 206 named bones of the Standard Reference Adult
    343. Bone Basics (Smithsonian)
    344. Bones of the Human Body (Wikipedia)
    345. Skeleton Quiz with photos
    346. All About Bones (labeled photos)
    347. Lumen Bone Box
    348. Webanatomy Skeleton Quiz
    349. Bones of the skull, vertebrae and extremities.
    350. Skull Slideshow and Quiz
    351. The Skull
    352. Maricopa Skull Quiz and Foramina
    353. Anatomy and Pathology of the Skull Base (flash animation)
    354. Bones around Somso Eye
    355. Comparative Skeletons Project
    356. Lessons from a Bone Box
    357. Bones and Joints
    358. Bone Tables
    359. Virtual Skeleton
    360. Bones Don't Lie (Forensic Science)
    361. Joints (University of Arkansas)
    362. Joints in Motion
    363. The Cervical Spine
    364. Radiology
    365. Vitamin D in Health and Disease
    366. Vitamin D, Cod Liver Oil, Sunshine and Rickets
    367. Chiropractic (PDF)
    368. INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM

    369. Textbook of Dermatology
    370. Integumentary System images
    371. Dermatology A-Z
    372. The Skin Site
    373. Skin Care Advice
    374. MUSCULAR SYSTEM (See General Resources for more links.)

    375. Get Body Smart Muscles (includes animations and quizzes)
    376. Real Bodywork (labeled images)
    377. Muscle Models with Labels
    378. Muscle Models Part 1 and Part 2
    379. Muscular System (text only)
    380. Illustrated Muscles of the Human Body (alphabetical list with images)
    381. Musculo-Skeletal Anatomy (muscle tables with images)
    382. Muscle Tutorial (click on photo to view muscle name)
    383. Loyola University Illustrated Muscle List
    384. Innerbody Muscle Quiz (cursor over muscle to view label)
    385. Illustrated Muscle Tables
    386. Muscles Tables (no images)
    387. Muscles and Joints
    388. Muscles in Action (Quicktime movies)
    389. Sliding Filament Model of Muscle Contraction
    390. Muscle Physiology and Stretching
    391. Muscle Physiology and Structure
    392. Muscle Physiology (PDF)
    393. Motor Pathways (PDF)
    394. Muscles and Exercise
    395. CARDIOVASCULAR (See General Resources for more links.)

    396. WebAnatomy Cardiovascular (many quizzes)
    397. Atlas of Cardiac Anatomy
    398. Heart Anatomy and Sheep Heart
    399. Heart Quizzes (Maricopa)
    400. The Heart Site
    401. Blood Histology Images
    402. Blood Cells
    403. Blood - An Overview
    404. Hemostasis Encyclopedia
    405. Circulatory Model
    406. Cardiovascular Physiology
    407. Cardiovascular Disorders
    408. Cardiovascular Pharmacology
    409. Texas Heart Institute Cardiovascular Tutorial
    410. Cardiac Cycle animation
    411. Heart Sounds and Cardiac Arrhythmias
    412. Table of Resting Heart Rates
    413. Circulatory Systems
    414. Wireman Circulatory Model
    415. Arteries and Veins (Arkansas U.)
    416. Vascular Web
    417. Arteries and Veins
    418. Fetal Circulation
    419. Blood Pressure Measurement (Youtube)
    420. Cardiovascular Physiology
    421. CardioBriefs Blog
    422. MICROBIOLOGY AND DEFENSE

    423. The Immune System
    424. Dr. Kaiser's Online Microbiology Text
    425. Medical Microbiology Text
    426. Vaccines and Immunizations (CDC)
    427. History of Vaccines
    428. Microbiology Information Portal
    429. Microbiology Lab Explorer
    430. Microbiology Diagnostic Procedures
    431. Medical Entomology
    432. Bad Bugs -- Foodborne Pathogens (free PDF text)
    433. Probiotics
    434. Flu Facts
    435. Defence Mechanisms and Leukocyte Function
    436. Infection and Immunity
    437. The Benefits of Hand Washing
    438. History of Vaccines
    439. The Immune Stimulatory Effects of Vitamin D
    440. United Nations Program on HIV / AIDS
    441. Body Farm - Human Decomposition (5-minute Flash video)
    442. RESPIRATORY (See General Resources for more links.)

    443. Lung Anatomy (Medscape)
    444. Cerritos Respiratory Model Quiz
    445. Johns Hopkins' Interactive Respiratory Physiology
    446. Ventilation-Perfusion Ratio (KU Med)
    447. Lung Function Fundamentals
    448. Vital Capacity Calculator
    449. Respiratory System
    450. Air Density and Pressure
    451. The Larynx
    452. Lung Diseases
    453. The health risks of cigarette smoking.
    454. DIGESTION AND NUTRITION

    455. Dietary Reference Intakes (USDA)
    456. Search the USDA Food Nutrient Database
    457. USDA Best Food Sources for Specific Nutrients
    458. FDA How to Read a Food Label
    459. Value of Daily Values on Food Labels
    460. Your Digestive System (Adobe PDF)
    461. Dental Anatomy
    462. Oral Health Topics (ADA)
    463. Animated Teeth (Dental FYIs)
    464. Pathophysiology of the Digestive System
    465. The Vermiform Appendix
    466. Vestigiality of the Vermiform Appendix
    467. 26 Ways to Spot a Nutrition Quack
    468. Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-20 (PDF)
    469. Nutrition and Diet Calculators
    470. Kitchen Calculator
    471. Measuring Body Fat Using Calipers
    472. Harvard School of Public Health Nutrition Source
    473. FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
    474. International Food Information Council
    475. Ask a Dietician
    476. Weight Loss Resources
    477. Science of Cooking
    478. Linus Pauling Institute Nutrition Information Center
    479. Iowa State University Food Safety
    480. The World's Healthiest Foods
    481. Vegetarian Resource Group
    482. URINARY (See General Resources for more links.)

    483. How Your Kidneys Work
    484. Kidney and Urology Diseases and Urinalysis
    485. Urinalysis (mouse over)
    486. Urinalysis
    487. Urinalysis (Cornell)
    488. Urinalysis (Lab Tests Online)
    489. Urinalysis (American Family Physician)
    490. National Kidney Foundation Health Guide
    491. REPRODUCTION

    492. Healthy Pregnancy
    493. Lectures on Human Reproduction
    494. Hormones of the Reproductive System
    495. Reproductive Systems (3-minute Flash video)
    496. Museum of Menstruation and Women's Health
    497. Men's Health Topics
    498. History of Circumcision
    499. Human Development
    500. Multidimensional Human Embryo
    501. Embryology
    502. Video of Human Prenatal Development (PBS)
    503. Biology of Sex and Gender
    504. Methods of Birth Control
    505. Birth Control Pill (PBS)
    506. Thirty four Symptoms of Menopause
    507. Gender Reassignment Surgery
    508. AIDS resources
    509. Sexual Health Resources
    510. The Prostate Gland
    511. DISSECTION

    512. Human Cadaver Dissection Videos
    513. The Virtual Human Project
    514. The Virtual Human Autopsy
    515. The Virtual Pig Dissection
    516. Cat Anatomy Tutorial
    517. Frog Dissection

    This page was developed and is maintained by Steven Lewis.