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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. Health and Medicine Streaming Videos
    31. Vendors of Biology Supplies and Anatomic Models

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

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

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

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

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


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

    133. CELLS

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

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

    158. Atlas of Microscopic Anatomy
    159. Virtual Microscopy(many images)
    160. Histology Tutorial (28-minute Windows Video)
    161. HistoWeb (JayDoc)

    162. Histology World
    163. Histology Zoomer
    164. Histology Images
    165. Histology Slides (Illinois U.)
    166. Histology at Yale
    167. Histology of the Skin (10-minute Flash video)
    168. Body Mass Index (BMI) and Body Fat Measurement
    169. Underwater Weighing Video and Sample Calculation of Body Fat Composition

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

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

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

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

    268. Nervous System Models (labeled and unlabeled)
    269. Nervous System Models (labeled)
    270. Cerritos CNS Model Quiz
    271. Adventures in Neuroanatomy
    272. Textbook of Neuroscience (Dartmouth)
    273. Neurotransmission
    274. Neurotransmitter Net
    275. Reaction Speed Timer and Reaction Time Test


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


    289. The Human Ear
    290. Virtual Tour of the Ear
    291. Anatomy of the Ear
    292. High-Frequency Hearing Test
    293. Audiology Resources and Hearing Test (YouTube)
    294. Dizziness, Imbalance and Hearing Disorders
    295. Vestibular Function
    296. Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    297. BRAIN

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

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

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

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

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

    373. Textbook of Dermatology
    374. Integumentary System images
    375. Dermatology A-Z
    376. The Skin Site
    377. Skin Care Advice
    378. MUSCULAR SYSTEM (See General Resources for more links.)

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

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

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

    443. Lung Anatomy (Medscape)
    444. Cerritos Respiratory Model Quiz
    445. Johns Hopkins' Interactive Respiratory Physiology
    446. Ventilation-Perfusion Ratio (KU Med)
    447. Lung Function Fundamentals
    448. Vital Capacity Calculator
    449. Respiratory System
    450. Air Density and Pressure
    451. The Larynx
    452. Lung Diseases
    453. The health risks of cigarette smoking.

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

    482. How Your Kidneys Work
    483. Kidney and Urology Diseases and Urinalysis
    484. Urinalysis (mouse over)
    485. Urinalysis
    486. Urinalysis (Cornell)
    487. Urinalysis (Lab Tests Online)
    488. Urinalysis (American Family Physician)
    489. National Kidney Foundation Health Guide

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

    511. Human Cadaver Dissection Videos
    512. The Virtual Human Project
    513. The Virtual Human Autopsy
    514. The Virtual Pig Dissection
    515. Cat Anatomy Tutorial
    516. Frog Dissection

    This page was developed and is maintained by Steven Lewis.