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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. Best Doctors in Kansas City 2017
    3. Kansas City Doctors (find a physician)
    4. Board of Healing Arts: Kansas and Missouri
    5. Leading Causes of Death United States and worldwide.
    6. Leading Causes of Death United States 1900-1998 (CDC PDF)
    7. U.S. Preventive Task Force Recommendations
    8. Cochrane Medical Reviews
    9. World Health Organization (health education and statistics)
    10. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (food and drug safety)
    11. Atlas of First Aid: A Case Study Approach
    12. Lab Tests Online (understand medical lab tests)
    13. Medline Plus (health information in 40 languages)
    14. Health Library (University of Maryland)
    15. Pathology Laboratory (University of Utah)
    16. Number Needed to Treat for Benefit or Harm
    17. New Health Advisor
    18. Medscape Health Resource Center
    19. American Council on Science and Health
    20. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    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. The Medical Skeptic
    45. Fair Tests of Medical Therapies
    46. Discovery, Chance and Scientific Methods.
    47. Bad Science
    48. Experiment Design
    49. How to Understand Scientific Studies
    50. On Being Sane in Insane Places
    51. Korzybski's General Semantics (Steven Lewis)
    52. Seven Warning Signs of Bogus Science
    53. The Science of Religion
    54. Galileo's recantation (1633)
    55. Test Your Scientific Literacy
    56. Science Heroes
    57. METRICS AND MEASUREMENTS

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

    74. Chemistry 101
    75. Chemistry Guide
    76. Chemistry A to Z (NIH)
    77. History of Chemistry
    78. Virtual Chemistry (Elmhurst)
    79. Chemistry Tutorial (Australia)
    80. Video Lectures on General Chemistry (MIT)
    81. Molecular Structures (Purdue)
    82. Atoms and Molecules
    83. Chemical Elements Periodic Table
    84. Webelements Periodic Table
    85. Clickable Periodic Table of the Elements
    86. Elements of the Human Body
    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. Stoichiometry: calculations involving balanced chemical equations.
    94. Temperature and Thermometers
    95. The Second Law of Thermodynamics
    96. Metabolism
    97. BIOLOGICAL MOLECULES

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

      MICROSCOPE

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

    133. CELLS

    134. Inside the Cell (NIH)
    135. The cell theory.
    136. Cell anatomy.
    137. Tour of the Animal Cell Model (10-minute WMV by Steven Lewis)
    138. Biochemical and Cell Animations
    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. Cell Cycle and Mitosis Tutorial


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

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


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

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

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

    241. Human Physiology textbook (Wikibooks)
    242. Prnciples of Physiology textbook
    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. The Language of Anatomy
    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. 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. Neurotransmission
    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. 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. General Psychology
    324. Conditioned Reflexes by Ivan Pavlov (1927)
    325. Sleepless at Stanford
    326. Sleep and Learning (no snoozing in class!)

      ENDOCRINE SYSTEM (See General Resources for more links.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    476. How Your Kidneys Work
    477. Kidney and Urology Diseases and Urinalysis
    478. Urinalysis (mouse over)
    479. Urinalysis
    480. Urinalysis (Cornell)
    481. Urinalysis (Lab Tests Online)
    482. Urinalysis (American Family Physician)
    483. National Kidney Foundation Health Guide
    484. REPRODUCTION

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

    505. Human Cadaver Dissection Videos
    506. The Virtual Human Project
    507. The Virtual Human Autopsy
    508. The Virtual Pig Dissection
    509. Cat Anatomy Tutorial
    510. Frog Dissection

    This page was developed and is maintained by Steven Lewis.