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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. Journal of Medical Humanities
    31. Health and Medicine Streaming Videos
    32. Blausen Pathology Videos
    33. Mutter Museum of Medical Pathology (video)
    34. Free online life science courses
    35. Vendors of Biology Supplies and Anatomic Models
    36. SCIENCE METHODS

    37. Evolution of Clinical Research
    38. Medical Study Design
    39. Study Design 101


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

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

    80. Chemistry 101
    81. Chemistry Guide
    82. Chemistry A to Z (NIH)
    83. History of Chemistry
    84. Virtual Chemistry (Elmhurst)
    85. Chemistry Tutorial (Australia)
    86. Video Lectures on General Chemistry (MIT)
    87. Molecular Structures (Purdue)
    88. Atoms and Molecules
    89. Chemical Elements Periodic Table
    90. Webelements Periodic Table
    91. Clickable Periodic Table of the Elements
    92. Elements of the Human Body
    93. The discovery of electrons
    94. Evolution of the atomic theory.
    95. Radioactivity
    96. Marie Curie, French physicist and Nobel laureate.
    97. Radiocarbon dating and the Shroud of Turin.
    98. Periodic Table of the Isotopes
    99. Stoichiometry: calculations involving balanced chemical equations.
    100. Temperature and Thermometers
    101. The Second Law of Thermodynamics
    102. Metabolism
    103. BIOLOGICAL MOLECULES

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

      MICROSCOPE

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

    140. CELLS

    141. Inside the Cell (NIH)
    142. The cell theory.
    143. Cell anatomy.
    144. Tour of the Animal Cell Model (10-minute WMV by Steven Lewis)
    145. Biochemical and Cell Animations
    146. Basic Cell Structures
    147. McGraw-Hill Cell Animations (Shockwave)
    148. Cell Biology Animations
    149. Cell Types
    150. Cell Organelles (Wikipedia)
    151. Membranes, Diffusion and Osmosis
    152. Cell Cycle and Cell Division (6-minute Flash video)
    153. Mitosis images.
    154. Cell Cycle and Mitosis Tutorial


    155. Cells Alive
    156. ATP
    157. Molecular Genetics (Palomar)
    158. Watson and Crick's 1953 paper on DNA.
    159. The New Genetics (NIH)
    160. Universality of the genetic code.
    161. Stem Cells
    162. Cellular basis of cancer.
    163. Cancer.
    164. HISTOLOGY

    165. Atlas of Microscopic Anatomy
    166. Virtual Microscopy(many images)
    167. Histology Tutorial (28-minute Windows Video)
    168. HistoWeb (JayDoc)


    169. Histology World
    170. Histology Zoomer
    171. Histology Images
    172. Histology Slides (Illinois U.)
    173. Histology at Yale
    174. Histology of the Skin (10-minute Flash video)
    175. Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator and Body Fat Measurement
    176. Body Fat Measurement (Skinfold Caliper Method)
    177. Underwater Weighing Video and Sample Calculation of Body Fat Composition
    178. GENERAL HUMAN BIOLOGY RESOURCES

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

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

    251. Human Physiology textbook (Wikibooks)
    252. Prnciples of Physiology textbook
    253. Physiology Web
    254. A Framework for Human Physiology
    255. Homeostasis of Body Sugar (6-minute Flash video)
    256. Homeostasis
    257. Physiology Models
    258. Physiological Homeostasis
    259. Acid-Base Physiology
    260. Examples of Homeostasis
    261. Virtual Physiology Experiments
    262. TERMINOLOGY AND CLASSIFICATION

    263. A Brief History of the English Language by Steven Lewis
    264. Anatomic Terminology
    265. The Language of Anatomy
    266. Dictionary Search
    267. Basic Vocabulary of Gross Anatomy
    268. Anatomic Pronunciation Guide
    269. Etymology (origin) of Medical Terms
    270. Medical Eponyms
    271. Cornell Notetaking Method (YouTube video)
    272. Medical Flashcards, Word Searches and Games
    273. Classification of Living Things
    274. Taxonomy (Wikipedia)
    275. Review of Anatomic Regional Terminology (PDF)
    276. NERVOUS SYSTEM:

    277. Nervous System Models (labeled and unlabeled)
    278. Nervous System Models (labeled)
    279. Cerritos CNS Model Quiz
    280. Adventures in Neuroanatomy
    281. Textbook of Neuroscience (Dartmouth)
    282. Neurotransmission
    283. Neurotransmitter Net
    284. Interactive Neurologic Exams
    285. Reaction Speed Timer and Reaction Time Test

      EYE AND VISION

    286. Anatomy-Physiology of the Eye
    287. Webvision
    288. The Human Eye
    289. Somso Eye Video Tour (WMV, 14 minutes)
    290. Lutein and Zeaxanthin protect eyesight
    291. Vision Loss Simulations
    292. Zeiss Online Vision Screening
    293. Snellen Eye Chart and 20/20 Vision
    294. The Joy of Visual Perception
    295. Colorblind
    296. Color Vision and Tests for Color Blindness
    297. Color Afterimage Test (squares) and Dots and Flag

    298. EAR: HEARING AND BALANCE

    299. The Human Ear
    300. Virtual Tour of the Ear
    301. Anatomy of the Ear
    302. High-Frequency Hearing Test
    303. Audiology Resources and Hearing Test (YouTube)
    304. Dizziness, Imbalance and Hearing Disorders
    305. Vestibular Function
    306. Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    307. BRAIN

    308. The Brain from Top to Bottom
    309. My Three Brains
    310. The Whole Brain Atlas
    311. Regions of the Brain
    312. The Brain from Top to Bottom
    313. Split-Brain Simulation
    314. Sheep brain dissection guide
    315. My brain's bigger than yours!
    316. Cranial Nerves with Puzzle
    317. Interactive Brain Atlas
    318. Cranial Nerves at Yale
    319. More Cranial Nerves
    320. Cranial Nerve Quiz
    321. Brain Chemistry of Depression
    322. Antidepressant Medications
    323. Circadian (daily) Rhythms and Suprachiasmatic Nuclei
    324. Prefrontal Lobotomies
    325. Brain Games (exercises to stimulate your brain)
    326. Reaction time test
    327. OTHER NERVOUS SYSTEM RESOURCES

    328. Peripheral Nerves
    329. Head and Neck Anatomy Quiz
    330. Spinal Cord Injuries
    331. Neuroanatomy of Speech, Swallowing and Language
    332. Neurobiology
    333. Taste
    334. General Psychology
    335. Conditioned Reflexes by Ivan Pavlov (1927)
    336. Sleepless at Stanford
    337. Sleep and Learning (no snoozing in class!)
    338. Big 5 Personality Traits
    339. Intelligence and IQ
    340. Average IQ by Country
    341. ENDOCRINE SYSTEM (See General Resources for more links.)

    342. Chemical Messengers and the Endocrine System
    343. The Endocrine System
    344. Pituitary Disorders
    345. Textbook of Endocrinology
    346. Pathophysiology of the Endocrine System
    347. An Endocrine Webtext
    348. The Hormone Foundation
    349. Your Hormones
    350. Hormones and their Receptors
    351. Non-Traditional Endocrine Tissues and Hormones
    352. Vitamin D Hormone in Health and Disease (YouTube)
    353. Human Growth Hormone
    354. Glucocorticoids
    355. Ketosis versus Ketoacidosis

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

    357. The 206 named bones of the Standard Reference Adult
    358. Bone Basics (Smithsonian)
    359. The Human Skeleton
    360. Bones of the Human Body (Wikipedia)
    361. Skeleton Quiz with photos
    362. All About Bones (labeled photos)
    363. Lumen Bone Box
    364. Webanatomy Skeleton Quiz
    365. Bones of the skull, vertebrae and extremities.
    366. Skull Slideshow and Quiz
    367. The Skull
    368. Maricopa Skull Quiz and Foramina
    369. Anatomy and Pathology of the Skull Base (flash animation)
    370. Bones around Somso Eye
    371. Comparative Skeletons Project
    372. Lessons from a Bone Box
    373. Bones and Joints
    374. Bone Tables
    375. Virtual Skeleton
    376. Bones Don't Lie (Forensic Science)
    377. Joints (University of Arkansas)
    378. Joints in Motion
    379. The Cervical Spine
    380. Radiology
    381. Vitamin D in Health and Disease
    382. Vitamin D, Cod Liver Oil, Sunshine and Rickets
    383. INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM

    384. Textbook of Dermatology
    385. Integumentary System images
    386. Dermatology A-Z
    387. The Skin Site
    388. Skin Care Advice
    389. MUSCULAR SYSTEM (See General Resources for more links.)

    390. Get Body Smart Muscles (includes animations and quizzes)
    391. Real Bodywork (labeled images)
    392. Muscle Models with Labels
    393. Muscle Models Part 1 and Part 2
    394. Muscular System (text only)
    395. Illustrated Muscles of the Human Body (alphabetical list with images)
    396. Musculo-Skeletal Anatomy (muscle tables with images)
    397. Muscle Tutorial (click on photo to view muscle name)
    398. Loyola University Illustrated Muscle List
    399. Innerbody Muscle Quiz (cursor over muscle to view label)
    400. Illustrated Muscle Tables
    401. Muscles Tables (no images)
    402. Muscles and Joints
    403. Muscles in Action (Quicktime movies)
    404. Sliding Filament Model of Muscle Contraction
    405. Muscle Physiology and Stretching
    406. Muscle Physiology and Structure
    407. Muscle Physiology (PDF)
    408. Motor Pathways (PDF)
    409. Muscles and Exercise
    410. Physiotherapy by Region and Injury
    411. CARDIOVASCULAR (See General Resources for more links.)

    412. WebAnatomy Cardiovascular (many quizzes)
    413. Atlas of Cardiac Anatomy
    414. The Heart Site
    415. Blood Histology Images
    416. Blood Cells
    417. Hemostasis Encyclopedia
    418. Circulatory Model
    419. Cardiovascular Physiology
    420. Cardiovascular Disorders
    421. Cardiovascular Pharmacology
    422. Texas Heart Institute Cardiovascular Tutorial
    423. Cardiac Cycle animation
    424. Heart Sounds and Cardiac Arrhythmias
    425. EKG Academy
    426. Electrocardiography (ECG) Quiz
    427. Table of Resting Heart Rates
    428. Circulatory Systems
    429. Wireman Circulatory Model
    430. Arteries and Veins (Arkansas U.)
    431. Vascular Web
    432. Arteries and Veins
    433. Fetal Circulation
    434. Blood Pressure Measurement (Youtube)
    435. Cardiovascular Physiology
    436. CardioBriefs Blog
    437. MICROBIOLOGY AND DEFENSE

    438. The Immune System
    439. Dr. Kaiser's Online Microbiology Text
    440. Medical Microbiology Text
    441. Vaccines and Immunizations (CDC)
    442. History of Vaccines
    443. Microbiology Information Portal
    444. Microbiology Lab Explorer
    445. Microbiology Diagnostic Procedures
    446. Medical Entomology
    447. Bad Bugs -- Foodborne Pathogens (free PDF text)
    448. Probiotics
    449. Flu Facts
    450. Defence Mechanisms and Leukocyte Function
    451. The Benefits of Hand Washing
    452. History of Vaccines
    453. The Immune Stimulatory Effects of Vitamin D
    454. United Nations Program on HIV / AIDS
    455. Body Farm - Human Decomposition (5-minute Flash video)
    456. RESPIRATORY (See General Resources for more links.)

    457. Lung Anatomy (Medscape)
    458. Cerritos Respiratory Model Quiz
    459. Johns Hopkins' Interactive Respiratory Physiology
    460. Ventilation-Perfusion Ratio (KU Med)
    461. Lung Function Fundamentals
    462. Vital Capacity Calculator
    463. Respiratory System
    464. Air Density and Pressure
    465. The Larynx
    466. Lung Diseases
    467. The health risks of cigarette smoking.
    468. DIGESTION AND NUTRITION

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

    496. How Your Kidneys Work
    497. Kidney and Urology Diseases and Urinalysis
    498. Urinalysis (mouse over)
    499. Urinalysis (Cornell)
    500. Urinalysis (Lab Tests Online)
    501. Urinalysis (American Family Physician)
    502. National Kidney Foundation Health Guide
    503. REPRODUCTION

    504. Healthy Pregnancy
    505. Lectures on Human Reproduction
    506. Hormones of the Reproductive System
    507. Reproductive Systems (3-minute Flash video)
    508. Museum of Menstruation and Women's Health
    509. Men's Health Topics
    510. History of Circumcision
    511. Human Development
    512. Multidimensional Human Embryo
    513. Embryology
    514. Video of Human Prenatal Development (PBS)
    515. Biology of Sex and Gender
    516. Methods of Birth Control
    517. Birth Control Pill (PBS)
    518. Thirty four Symptoms of Menopause
    519. Gender Reassignment Surgery
    520. AIDS resources
    521. Sexual Health Resources
    522. The Prostate Gland
    523. DISSECTION

    524. Human Cadaver Dissection Videos
    525. The Virtual Human Project
    526. The Virtual Human Autopsy
    527. The Virtual Pig Dissection
    528. Cat Anatomy Tutorial
    529. Frog Dissection

    This page was developed and is maintained by Steven Lewis.