Health Resources
[Dewey numbers: 362-3; 610s]
 Alcohol 362.292 / 616.861  Consumer 381.33 / 640.73   Diseases/Medicine 362.1 / 610   Drugs 362.29 / 616.86 
 Environment 616.98 / 363.7   Emotional Health 152.4 / 362.2 / 616.89   Family 306.8 / 646.7   Nutrition & Diet 363.8 / 612.3 / 613.2 
 Personal Health 613   Psychology 150   Safety Issues 363.1   Smoking 362.296 / 363.4 / 613.85 / 616.865 

Please Note: The following sets of links were compiled for research purposes with Redwood High School  classes. While some of the information may recommend the use of a substance, procedure or practice, RHS does not necessarily support or condone such positions. Links to information are provided for study and research.



General Sites

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - http://www.cdc.gov
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Since it was founded in 1946 to help control malaria, CDC has remained at the forefront of public health efforts to prevent and control infectious and chronic diseases, injuries, workplace hazards, disabilities, and environmental health threats. Has links to Diseases & Conditions; Emergency Preparedness & Response; Environmental Health; Life Stages & Populations; Healthy Living; Injury, Violence & Safety; Traveler's Health; and Workplace Health & Safety.
MEDLINEplus - http://medlineplus.gov
Over 500 health topic pages, drug information from USP DI Advice for the Patient, and the adam.com Health Illustrated Encyclopedia are available at this site sponsored by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Healthy People 2010 - http://www.healthypeople.gov
Healthy People 2010 provides a framework for prevention for the Nation. It is a statement of national health objectives designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce these threats.
Mayo Clinic - http://www.mayoclinic.com
Mayo Clinic's three main Web sites provide information and services from the world's first and largest integrated, not-for-profit group medical practice. Manage your health with information and tools that reflect the expertise of Mayo's 2,500 physicians and scientists, learn how to access medical services, and discover Mayo's medical research and education offerings.
WebMD - http://www.webmd.com
"The WebMD content staff blends award-winning expertise in medicine, journalism, health communication and content creation to bring you the best health information possible. Our esteemed colleagues at MedicineNet.com are frequent contributors to WebMD and comprise our Medical Editorial Board. Our Independent Medical Review Board continuously reviews the site for accuracy and timeliness."
Fit Teen - http://fit.webmd.com/teen
WebMD maintains this site which enables you to monitor your fitness on a regular basis. Links are provided to pages where you can take charge of your diet, exercise, emotions, and stress levels.

Pages on Specific Topics
Alcohol and Alcoholism
Information related to the problems of alcohol abuse and alcoholism.
Consumer and Community Health
These links help you understand how health products, services, and information may be helpful or harmful to your health.
Diseases and Medical Science
A wide variety of information related to health, diseases, medicine. A good place to start research on communicable diseases, personal health, and related matters.
Drugs and Drug Abuse
A gathering of information about pharmacology and substance abuse.
Environmental Health
Collection of selected links related how environmental factors affect our lives and health.
Family Living & Sex Ed
The understanding of the family unit, and its relationship to sex and sexuality.
Emotional Health
Growth and development resources help you understand the variety of physical, mental, emotional, and social changes that occur throughout life. See also "Psychology Page" below.
Injury Prevention and Safety
Use these links to find information about health enhancing behaviors which reduce heath risks.
Nutrition
Use these links to find information about nutrition and how to choose foods for health and wellness.
Personal Health and Wellness
Wellness is the promotion of a healthy lifestyle in the areas of physical, social, mental and environmental well-being. Links that help you take responsibility to enhance and maintain your good health. See also "Emotional Health" above.
Psychology & Mental Health Page
This page has links to Web sites on the subject of psychology and mental health and illness.
Tobacco Information Resources
A collection of links to information about various issues related to tobacco. On this page you will find links to tobacco history, health, chemicals, additives, politics, statistics, organizations, and lots more.

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