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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)
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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 2018
    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. Pathway Medicine (online textbook)
    20. American Council on Science and Health
    21. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    22. Drugs, Vitamins, Herbs: The Scientific Evidence (Medline)
    23. eMedExpert (Information on Prescription Drugs)
    24. Physicians Desk Reference (PDR) for Rx and OTC Drugs
    25. Drug Safety Data Sheets
    26. Drugwatch (news on drug development and safety)
    27. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. Government)
    28. National Cancer Institute
    29. WebMD (investigate symptoms, treatments, find a doctor)
    30. Medical History of U.S. Presidents
    31. Phisick -- A review of Ancient Medicine
    32. Journal of Medical Humanities
    33. Health and Medicine Streaming Videos
    34. Blausen Pathology Videos
    35. Mutter Museum of Medical Pathology (video)
    36. Free online life science courses
    37. Vendors of Biology Supplies and Anatomic Models
    38. SCIENCE METHODS

    39. Evolution of Clinical Research
    40. Medical Study Design
    41. Study Design 101


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

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

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

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

      MICROSCOPE

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

    143. CELLS

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


    158. Cells Alive
    159. ATP
    160. Molecular Genetics (Palomar)
    161. Watson and Crick's 1953 paper on DNA.
    162. The New Genetics (NIH)
    163. Learn Genetics (Utah University)
    164. Universality of the genetic code.
    165. Stem Cells
    166. Cellular basis of cancer.
    167. Cancer.
    168. HISTOLOGY

    169. Atlas of Microscopic Anatomy
    170. Virtual Microscopy(many images)
    171. Histology Tutorial (28-minute Windows Video)
    172. HistoWeb (JayDoc)


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

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

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

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

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

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

      EYE AND VISION

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

    302. EAR: HEARING AND BALANCE

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

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

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

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

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

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

    388. Textbook of Dermatology
    389. Integumentary System images
    390. Dermatology A-Z
    391. The Skin Site
    392. Skin Conditions
    393. Skin Care Advice
    394. MUSCULAR SYSTEM (See General Resources for more links.)

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

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

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

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

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

    501. How Your Kidneys Work
    502. Kidney and Urology Diseases and Urinalysis
    503. Urinalysis (mouse over)
    504. Urinalysis (Cornell)
    505. Urinalysis (Lab Tests Online)
    506. Urinalysis (American Family Physician)
    507. National Kidney Foundation Health Guide
    508. REPRODUCTION

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

    529. Human Cadaver Dissection Videos
    530. The Virtual Human Project
    531. The Virtual Human Autopsy
    532. The Virtual Pig Dissection
    533. Cat Anatomy Tutorial
    534. Frog Dissection

    This page was developed and is maintained by Steven Lewis.