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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)
Video guides to: Occupational Therapy Assistants ||| Physical Therapy Assistants ||| Surgical Technologists ||| Dental Assistants ||| Radiologic Technologists ||| Paramedics and EMTs
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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. Board of Healing Arts: Kansas and Missouri
    4. Kansas City Doctors (find a physician)
    5. U.S. Preventive Task Force Recommendations
    6. Cochrane Medical Reviews
    7. Bandolier's Guide to Evidence-Based Medicine
    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. Number Needed to Treat for Benefit or Harm
    15. New Health Advisor
    16. Medscape Health Resource Center
    17. American Council on Science and Health
    18. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    19. Pathology Laboratory for Medical Education
    20. Drugs, Vitamins, Herbs: The Scientific Evidence (Medline)
    21. eMedExpert (Information on Prescription Drugs)
    22. Physicians Desk Reference (PDR) for Rx and OTC Drugs
    23. Drug Safety Data Sheets
    24. Drugwatch (news on drug development and safety)
    25. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. Government)
    26. National Cancer Institute
    27. WebMD (investigate symptoms, treatments, find a doctor)
    28. Medical History of U.S. Presidents
    29. Health and Medicine Streaming Videos
    30. Vendors of Biology Supplies and Anatomic Models
    31. SCIENCE METHODS

    32. Medical Study Design
    33. Study Design 101


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

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

    72. Chemistry 101
    73. Chemistry Guide
    74. Chemistry A to Z (NIH)
    75. History of Chemistry
    76. Virtual Chemistry (Elmhurst)
    77. Chemistry Tutorial (Australia)
    78. Video Lectures on General Chemistry (MIT)
    79. Molecular Structures (Purdue)
    80. Atoms and Molecules
    81. Chemical Elements Periodic Table
    82. Webelements Periodic Table
    83. Clickable Periodic Table of the Elements
    84. Elements of the Human Body
    85. Elements of Life
    86. The discovery of electrons
    87. Evolution of the atomic theory.
    88. Radioactivity
    89. Marie Curie, French physicist and Nobel laureate.
    90. Radiocarbon dating and the Shroud of Turin.
    91. Periodic Table of the Isotopes
    92. Chemical nomenclature and Quiz (Word Document)
    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 (Vanderhooi)
    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 (6-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. Basic Cell Structures
    139. McGraw-Hill Cell Animations (Shockwave)
    140. Cell Biology Animations
    141. Cell Types
    142. Cell Organelles (Wikipedia)
    143. Membranes, Diffusion and Osmosis
    144. Cell Cycle and Cell Division (6-minute Flash video)
    145. Mitosis images.
    146. Stages of the Cell Cycle.
    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. Anatomy-Physiology Animations
    175. Wiley Anatomy Drill and Practice
    176. Regional Human Anatomy Textbook (Dartmouth)
    177. Human Anatomy for the Artist
    178. Get Body Smart (anatomy tutorials and quizzes)
    179. Innerbody Interactive Human Anatomy (interactive quizzes by system)
    180. Webanatomy (many quizzes)
    181. A&P Practical Exams
    182. Anatomy-Physiology tutorials (Chute)
    183. Anatomy Box
    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. Photos of Anatomic Models (Merced College)
    218. Anatomic Model Photos (no labels)
    219. Anatomy Tutorials from Maricopa (model photos with keys)
    220. Bioweb Anatomy Quiz (Wisconsin)
    221. Anatomy Models w Labels (San Diego Mesa College)
    222. Anatomy Models w Labels (Santa Rosa)
    223. Visual Atlas Body Systems (BBC)
    224. Photo Gallery of Anatomic Models (cursor over numbers for labels)
    225. Palomar Anatomic Model Index and Quiz
    226. Models Images and Keys (Palomar)
    227. Model Images (Baker)
    228. Middle Tennessee State University
    229. Anatomic Model Keys (no photos) (Tidewater)
    230. Cerritos Anatomy Model Quiz (click on green dots for labels
    231. Voyager Models and Slides
    232. Bluegrass Anatomy Model Quiz
    233. Anatomy Model Quiz (click links below images for labels)
    234. Niagara Virtual Anatomy Lab (labeled models)
    235. Pasadena CC's Virtual Anatomy Lab (click above photo for key)
    236. Anatomic Images Extremities w labels
    237. Anatomy Drill and Practice (Wiley)
    238. Anatomic Model Keys (NAPA Valley)
    239. HOMEOSTASIS / HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY

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

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

    262. Nervous System Models (labeled and unlabeled)
    263. Nervous System Models (labeled)
    264. Cerritos CNS Model Quiz
    265. Adventures in Neuroanatomy
    266. Textbook of Neuroscience (Dartmouth)
    267. Neurotransmitter Net
    268. Reaction Speed Timer and Reaction Time Test

      EYE AND VISION

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

    281. EAR: HEARING AND BALANCE

    282. The Human Ear
    283. Virtual Tour of the Ear
    284. Anatomy of the Ear
    285. High-Frequency Hearing Test
    286. Audiology Resources and Hearing Test (YouTube)
    287. Hearing and Balance (textbook)
    288. Dizziness, Imbalance and Hearing Disorders
    289. Vestibular Function
    290. Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    291. BRAIN

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

    312. Peripheral Nerves
    313. Head and Neck Anatomy Quiz
    314. Neuroanatomy of Speech, Swallowing and Language
    315. Neurobiology
    316. Taste
    317. Adrenalin Receptors
    318. Psychopharmacology
    319. General Psychology
    320. Conditioned Reflexes by Ivan Pavlov (1927)
    321. Sleepless at Stanford
    322. Sleep and Learning (no snoozing in class!)

      ENDOCRINE SYSTEM (See General Resources for more links.)

    323. The Endocrine System
    324. Textbook of Endocrinology
    325. Pathophysiology of the Endocrine System
    326. An Endocrine Webtext
    327. The Hormone Foundation
    328. Hormones and their Receptors
    329. Endocrine System Overview
    330. Vitamin D Hormone in Health and Disease (YouTube)
    331. Human Growth Hormone
    332. Melatonin: a sleep hormone that protects the brain
    333. Ketosis versus Ketoacidosis

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

    335. Glossary of the Skeletal Terms
    336. The 206 named bones of the Standard Reference Adult
    337. Bone Basics (Smithsonian)
    338. Bones of the Human Body (Wikipedia)
    339. Skeleton Quiz with photos
    340. All About Bones (labeled photos)
    341. Lumen Bone Box
    342. Webanatomy Skeleton Quiz
    343. Bones of the skull, vertebrae and extremities.
    344. Skull Slideshow and Quiz
    345. The Skull
    346. Maricopa Skull Quiz and Foramina
    347. Anatomy and Pathology of the Skull Base (flash animation)
    348. Bones around Somso Eye
    349. Comparative Skeletons Project
    350. Lessons from a Bone Box
    351. Bones and Joints
    352. Bone Tables
    353. Virtual Skeleton
    354. Joints (University of Arkansas)
    355. Joints in Motion
    356. The Cervical Spine
    357. Radiology
    358. Vitamin D in Health and Disease
    359. Vitamin D, Cod Liver Oil, Sunshine and Rickets
    360. Chiropractic (PDF)
    361. INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM

    362. Textbook of Dermatology
    363. Integumentary System images
    364. Dermatology A-Z
    365. The Skin Site
    366. Skin Care Advice
    367. MUSCULAR SYSTEM (See General Resources for more links.)

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

    389. WebAnatomy Cardiovascular (many quizzes)
    390. Atlas of Cardiac Anatomy
    391. Heart Anatomy and Sheep Heart
    392. Heart Quizzes (Maricopa)
    393. The Heart Site
    394. Blood Histology Images
    395. Blood Cells
    396. Blood - An Overview
    397. Circulatory Model
    398. Cardiovascular Physiology
    399. Cardiovascular Disorders
    400. Texas Heart Institute Cardiovascular Tutorial
    401. Cardiac Cycle animation
    402. Heart Sounds and Cardiac Arrhythmias
    403. Table of Resting Heart Rates
    404. Circulatory Systems
    405. Wireman Circulatory Model
    406. Arteries and Veins (Arkansas U.)
    407. Vascular Web
    408. Arteries and Veins
    409. Fetal Circulation
    410. Blood Pressure Measurement (Youtube)
    411. Cardiovascular Physiology
    412. CardioBriefs Blog
    413. MICROBIOLOGY AND DEFENSE

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

    434. Cerritos Respiratory Model Quiz
    435. Johns Hopkins' Interactive Respiratory Physiology
    436. Lung Function Fundamentals
    437. Vital Capacity Calculator
    438. Respiratory System
    439. Air Density and Pressure
    440. The Larynx
    441. Lung Diseases
    442. The health risks of cigarette smoking.
    443. DIGESTION AND NUTRITION

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

    472. How Your Kidneys Work
    473. Kidney and Urology Diseases and Urinalysis
    474. Urinalysis
    475. Urinalysis (Cornell)
    476. Urinalysis (Lab Tests Online)
    477. Urinalysis (American Family Physician)
    478. National Kidney Foundation Health Guide
    479. REPRODUCTION

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

    500. Human Cadaver Dissection Videos
    501. The Virtual Human Project
    502. The Virtual Human Autopsy
    503. The Virtual Pig Dissection
    504. Cat Anatomy Tutorial
    505. Frog Dissection

    This page was developed and is maintained by Steven Lewis.