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

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

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

      EYE AND VISION

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

    287. EAR: HEARING AND BALANCE

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

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

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

      ENDOCRINE SYSTEM (See General Resources for more links.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    This page was developed and is maintained by Steven Lewis.