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    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. Vendors of Biology Supplies and Anatomic Models

    34. Evolution of Clinical Research
    35. Medical Study Design
    36. Study Design 101

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

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

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

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


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

    136. CELLS

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

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

    161. Atlas of Microscopic Anatomy
    162. Virtual Microscopy(many images)
    163. Histology Tutorial (28-minute Windows Video)
    164. HistoWeb (JayDoc)

    165. Histology World
    166. Histology Zoomer
    167. Histology Images
    168. Histology Slides (Illinois U.)
    169. Histology at Yale
    170. Histology of the Skin (10-minute Flash video)
    171. Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator and Body Fat Measurement
    172. Body Fat Measurement (Skinfold Caliper Method)
    173. Underwater Weighing Video and Sample Calculation of Body Fat Composition

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

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

    246. Human Physiology textbook (Wikibooks)
    247. Prnciples of Physiology textbook
    248. Physiology Web
    249. A Framework for Human Physiology
    250. Homeostasis of Body Sugar (6-minute Flash video)
    251. Homeostasis
    252. Physiology Models
    253. Physiological Homeostasis
    254. Acid-Base Physiology
    255. Examples of Homeostasis
    256. Virtual Physiology Experiments

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

    272. Nervous System Models (labeled and unlabeled)
    273. Nervous System Models (labeled)
    274. Cerritos CNS Model Quiz
    275. Adventures in Neuroanatomy
    276. Textbook of Neuroscience (Dartmouth)
    277. Neurotransmission
    278. Neurotransmitter Net
    279. Interactive Neurologic Exams
    280. Reaction Speed Timer and Reaction Time Test


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


    294. The Human Ear
    295. Virtual Tour of the Ear
    296. Anatomy of the Ear
    297. High-Frequency Hearing Test
    298. Audiology Resources and Hearing Test (YouTube)
    299. Dizziness, Imbalance and Hearing Disorders
    300. Vestibular Function
    301. Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    302. BRAIN

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

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

    337. Chemical Messengers and the Endocrine System
    338. The Endocrine System
    339. Textbook of Endocrinology
    340. Pathophysiology of the Endocrine System
    341. An Endocrine Webtext
    342. The Hormone Foundation
    343. Your Hormones
    344. Hormones and their Receptors
    345. Non-Traditional Endocrine Tissues and Hormones
    346. Vitamin D Hormone in Health and Disease (YouTube)
    347. Human Growth Hormone
    348. Glucocorticoids
    349. Ketosis versus Ketoacidosis

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

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

    378. Textbook of Dermatology
    379. Integumentary System images
    380. Dermatology A-Z
    381. The Skin Site
    382. Skin Care Advice
    383. MUSCULAR SYSTEM (See General Resources for more links.)

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

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

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

    450. Lung Anatomy (Medscape)
    451. Cerritos Respiratory Model Quiz
    452. Johns Hopkins' Interactive Respiratory Physiology
    453. Ventilation-Perfusion Ratio (KU Med)
    454. Lung Function Fundamentals
    455. Vital Capacity Calculator
    456. Respiratory System
    457. Air Density and Pressure
    458. The Larynx
    459. Lung Diseases
    460. The health risks of cigarette smoking.

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

    489. How Your Kidneys Work
    490. Kidney and Urology Diseases and Urinalysis
    491. Urinalysis (mouse over)
    492. Urinalysis
    493. Urinalysis (Cornell)
    494. Urinalysis (Lab Tests Online)
    495. Urinalysis (American Family Physician)
    496. National Kidney Foundation Health Guide

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

    518. Human Cadaver Dissection Videos
    519. The Virtual Human Project
    520. The Virtual Human Autopsy
    521. The Virtual Pig Dissection
    522. Cat Anatomy Tutorial
    523. Frog Dissection

    This page was developed and is maintained by Steven Lewis.