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**NOTE:  Before you print you must either:

1) Highlight what you want on the webpage, go to “File” and “Print,” click the circle next to “Selection,” then “Print.”  OR

2)  Copy and paste to a Word document (to find “Word,” go to “Start” and choose “Programs.”  “MS Office” is where “Word” can be found.)   Once you have the information copied and pasted to the Word Document, you can change the size of the font to a smaller size (On the Word Document go to "Edit" then "Select All."  Click the arrow next to the font size number at the top and change the number to 10 or 8 if you can read text that small.)  OR

3) If you are in a database (Gale, EBSCO, Magill’s etc.) use the “printer friendly” icon and you don’t have to copy and paste.



Health.com – diseases & conditions, nutrition, mental health, fitness: http://www.health.com/health

Health finder – variety of health topics:  http://healthfinder.gov/ 

Insure Child Safety - cyber, drug, alcohol, fire and car safety: http://usinsurancenet.com/insure-child-safety/

Internet Health Directory - provides links to many health and medicine sites:  www.internet-health-directory.com   

Kidshealth.org – variety of teen health topics:  http://kidshealth.org/teen

Magill's Medical Guide and Salem Press Cancer databases:  http://health.salempress.com

Mayo Clinic:  http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/medical/HomePage

msn Health & Fitness - information about fitness and nutrition: http://health.msn.com/

National Health Information Centerhttp://www.health.gov/nhic 

National Health Information Center publications - access to national health observances, federal health information centers, phone numbers, websites, and more:  www.health.gov/nhic/pubs/default.htm

National Institutes of Health – U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: http://www.nih.gov 

Tox Town: Environmental health concerns and toxic chemicals where you live, work and play - covers consumer health through newswires, interactive tutorials, medical encyclopedia, drug info and more:  www.toxtown.nlm.nih.gov 

WebMD – health, mind & body, diet, diseases:  http://webmd.com

World Health Organization:  http://www.who.int/en/



 American Heart Association – heart conditions:

American Lung Association – lung diseases:  http://www.lungusa.org/lung-disease/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:  http://www.cdc.gov

Clinical Trials.gov: U.S. National Institutes of Health – provides information on clinical studies for many diseases and conditions:  http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/

Disease Resources – conditions and diseases: http://www.disease-resources.com/  

How Stuff Works:  Health Discovery - diseases and conditions: http://health.howstuffworks.com/diseases-conditions

 Magill’s Medical Guide and Salem Press Cancer database: diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues.  Also includes recent developments in medicine.  Salem Health: Cancer, is an A-Z encyclopedia for patients, with information about 835 topics in cancer:  http://health.salempress.com/

Medical College of Wisconsin Office of Clinical Informatics – consumer health information: http://www.mcw.edu/clinicalinformatics/healthlink.htm

Medline Plus – trusted health informationhttp://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/medlineplus.html

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: National Institutes of Health – provides access to recent biomedical research publications concerning human subjects: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/

National Rehabilitation Information Center:  http://www.naric.com/



American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance:  www.aahperd.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention BAM – nutrition:  http://www.bam.gov 

Dotti’s Weight Loss Zone – calorie counts & nutritional information: http://www.dwlz.com/links.html

Fitness.gov – President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition:  www.fitness.gov

Food Insight: International Food Information Council Foundation – nutrition and food safety: http://www.foodinsight.org

Gillette Children’s Hospital - click on brain map & see how the brain works:http://gillettechildrens.org

Just Move – American Heart Association:  www.justmove.org

Keep Kids Healthy – parenting tips:  http://www.keepkidshealthy.com/parenting_tips/index.html

McDonalds – look up some nutrition facts:  www.mcdonalds.com

MedlinePlus – Nutrition:  http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/nutrition.html

Melpomene.org: Women Health Resources – fitness & diet for females:  http://melpomene.org

MyPyramid.gov: United States Department of Agriculture – customized food pyramid:http://mypyramid.gov

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute - figure out your bmi:  www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi/ 

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute - heart, cholesterol, high blood pressure information: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan

Nutrition Explorations:  www.nutritionexplorations.org 

Nutrition Navigator Archives:  http://navigator.tufts.edu/

Saint Paul Public Schools Café - look up some nutrition facts for our school cafeteria: http://www.sppscafe.org/home.html

SmallStep.gov - small steps towards better health:  http://www.smallstep.gov/ 

Teen’s Health – food & fitness:  http://kidshealth.org/teen/food_fitness/

ThinkQuest – nutrition & exercise for teens:  http://library.thinkquest.org/10991 

United States Food and Drug Administration - food storage:  http://www.fda.gov 

Usborne Quicklinks – Type: Library of Science in the search bar.  Select:  Human Body.  Type: page 18.  When you are done, try page 20:  http://www.usborne-quicklinks.com/usa/usa_homepage.asp

Vitamins & Nutrition Center - provides information on vitamins, nutrition, and vitamin research: www.vitamins-nutrition.org



Internet Mental Health:  http://www.mentalhealth.com/

MentalHelp.net:  http://www.mentalhelp.net/

National Institute of Mental Health – defines several mental illnesses and provides information on how to get help :  http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org

SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education) – suicide and depression information: http://www.save.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.viewPage&page_id=7049F2F1-C9C4-C392-588484F7906539D6

Stress Help Center – defines causes of stress and how to manage it: http://www.stresshelpcenter.com/

United States Department of Veterans Affairs – Suicide Prevention: http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/suicide_prevention/

WebMD – Stress Management Health Center: http://www.webmd.com/balance/stress-management/stress-management-topic-overview



Above the Influence – for teens, provides information about drugs and how to handle the peer pressure involved:  http://www.abovetheinfluence.com/

Alcohol Screening.org – how much is too much?  http://www.alcoholscreening.org

American Council for Drug Education – fact sheets on alcohol and drugs: http://www.acde.org/common/Contents.htm

Amen Clinics, Inc. – research on the brain and the effects of drugs: http://www.amenclinics.com/

The Cool Spot – for teens, provides information on alcohol use and abuse:http://www.thecoolspot.gov/

Drug Free.org – information on drugs and how to get help to stop using:


Drugs.com – provides information on prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicine and natural products.  Includes pill identification and drug interaction program: http://www.drugs.com/

Drug Report - how to talk to kids and teens about drugs.  Includes cited research articles on key factors and the impact of several drugs and alcohol. https://www.drugreport.com/talking-to-children-and-teens-about-drugs/#sources-links

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University – research on substance use/effects:  http://www.casacolumbia.org/templates/Home.aspx?articleid=287&zoneid=32

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/Pages/default.aspx

National Institute on Drug Abuse – science of drug abuse and addiction: http://drugabuse.gov 

Smoke Free Kids – anti-tobacco:  http://smokefreekids.com/schools.htm

Streetdrugs.org – recognizing them and getting help to stop using: http://www.streetdrugs.org/



The Global HIV/AIDS Timeline – Kaiser Foundation: http://www.kff.org/hivaids/timeline/hivtimeline.cfm

Healthcommunities.com – teen pregnancy:  http://www.womenshealthchannel.com/teen-pregnancy/index.shtml

HIVpositive.com – information on AIDS:  http://www.HIVpositive.com

Minnesota Family Council:  http://mfc.org

Minnesota Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Prevention & Parenting:  http://moapp.org 

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States: http://www.siecus.com/index.cfm



Ad meter – USA Today’s yearly meter of favorite Super Bowl ads: http://www.usatoday.com/money/advertising/admeter/2010-02-07-results-chart_N.htm

Dove’s campaign for real beauty worldwide - video on how models are distorted for marketing: www.campaignforrealbeauty.com/

Global Health Facts – Kaiser Family Foundation:  http://www.globalhealthfacts.org

Government Health policies – Kaiser Family Foundation:  http://www.kff.org 

Media Awareness Network – media literacy and digital literacy resources http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/parents/marketing/index.cfm

Media literacy.com – media & consumerism:  http://www.medialiteracy.com/index.htm   

Reduce.org – how to reduce waste:  www.reduce.org

Rethink Recycling – Solid Waste Management Coordinating Board: http://www.rethinkrecycling.com/

State Health Facts – Kaiser Family Foundation:  http://www.statehealthfacts.org/

Will Steger Foundation – climate education, green tips and more: http://www.willstegerfoundation.org/



Citizendium.org – experts and professionals writing about their expertise: http://en.citizendium.org/wiki/Main_Page

How Stuff Works:  http://www.howstuffworks.com/

Ipl2.org (Internet Public Library and Librarians’ Internet Index) – general information: http://www.ipl.org/

Reference.com – provides links to several reference sites:  www.reference.com

Wikipedia – general information not necessarily written by experts:  http://wikipedia.org 

**The following links are purchased databases (citations provided for you):

Alt HealthWatch (EBSCO database) - focuses on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Includes full text articles for over 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports, hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts covering alternative medicine. Indexing and abstracts go back as far as 1984, and full text as far back as 1990.  Under “Limit your results” select FULL TEXT:http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=awh

Ethnic NewsWatch database - ethnic magazines & newspapers.  Click FULL TEXTDOCUMENTS ONLY box:http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?RQT=306&DBId=14398#sform

Gale Group Discovering Collection database - magazines, newspapers & books:

Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO database) – magazines, newspapers, reports, pamphlets, videos:http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=chc

*Gale Kids InfoBits database - magazines, newspapers & books:http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/KidsInfoBits?locID=mnkspps 

Gale Student Resources in Context database – magazines, newspapers, videos, audio & books:http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/mnkspps?db=SRC-1

Gale Virtual Reference Library database – reference information on diseases and health:http://find.galegroup.com/gvrl/start.do?prodId=GVRL&userGroupName=stpaulps

Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO database) - consumer health information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.  Under “Limit your results” select FULL TEXT:http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=hxh

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO database) - provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.  Under “Limit your results” select FULL TEXT:http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=hch

*Kids Search (EBSCO database) – magazines, newspapers & books:http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=srck5

Magill’s Medical Guide and Salem Press Cancer database: diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues.  Also includes recent developments in medicine.  Salem Health: Cancer, is an A-Z encyclopedia for patients, with information about 835 topics in cancer:  http://health.salempress.com/

Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO database) – provides pros and cons to many topics, including health related.  Magazines, newspapers & books: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?&authtype=ip,uid&site=pov

ProQuest database - magazine & newspaper articles.  Click FULL TEXT DOCUMENTS ONLYbox:http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?RQT=302&cfc 

* denotes easy to understand



Dictionary.com - a few dictionaries with one search bar:  www.dictionary.com 

Guide to Writing and Grammar – covers parts of speech, usage, paragraphs, PowerPointsand more:  http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/

Onelook.com - several dictionaries with one search bar:  www.onelook.com 

Study Guides and Strategies - study skills, test prep, etc.:  http://studygs.net/ 

Thesaurus.com - several sources for finding synonyms:  www.thesaurus.com 


MLA Citation Guideline Sheets