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

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

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

    65. Coping with Math Anxiety
    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

    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

    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. Water Structure and Science
    116. Peptides and Proteins
    117. Proteins and Enzymes
    118. Ask a dietician about protein
    119. Enzymes (Wikipedia)
    120. Enzymes and animation
    121. Enzyme tutorial with animations
    122. Enzyme Inhibition (animation)
    123. Medical Biochemistry Page
    124. NAS 2005 Report on Dietary Reference Intakes
    125. Galactosemia
    126. DNA and RNA
    127. Discovery of DNA
    128. DNA from the beginning (animations)
    129. DNA Replication (animation)
    130. Deciphering the Genetic Code
    131. Origin of the chemicals of life


    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. Animal Cell and Plasma Membrane (Videos)
    153. Cell Types
    154. Cell Organelles (Wikipedia)
    155. Membranes, Diffusion and Osmosis
    156. Cell Cycle and Cell Division (6-minute Flash video)
    157. Mitosis images. (Britannica)
    158. Cell Cycle and Mitosis Tutorial

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

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

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

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

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

    261. Human Physiology textbook (PDF)
    262. Human Physiology textbook (Wikibooks)
    263. Prnciples of Physiology textbook
    264. Cells and the Human Body (textbook)
    265. Physiology Web
    266. A Framework for Human Physiology
    267. Homeostasis of Body Sugar (6-minute Flash video)
    268. Homeostasis
    269. Physiology Models
    270. Physiological Homeostasis
    271. Acid-Base Physiology
    272. Examples of Homeostasis
    273. McMaster Pathophysiology Review
    274. Virtual Physiology Experiments
    275. HHMI Virtual Labs

    277. A Brief History of the English Language by Steven Lewis
    278. Anatomic Terminology
    279. The Language of Anatomy
    280. Biology Dictionary
    281. Dictionary Search
    282. Basic Vocabulary of Gross Anatomy
    283. Anatomic Pronunciation Guide
    284. Etymology (origin) of Medical Terms
    285. Medical Eponyms
    286. Cornell Notetaking Method (YouTube video)
    287. Medical Flashcards, Word Searches and Games
    288. Classification of Living Things
    289. Taxonomy (Wikipedia)
    290. Review of Anatomic Regional Terminology (PDF)

    292. Nervous System Models (labeled and unlabeled)
    293. Nervous System Models (labeled)
    294. Cerritos CNS Model Quiz
    295. Adventures in Neuroanatomy
    296. Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience (Univ of Texas)
    297. Textbook of Neuroscience (Dartmouth)
    298. Action Potentials and Graded Potentials
    299. Neurotransmission
    300. Neurotransmitter Net
    301. Interactive Neurologic Exams
    302. Reaction Speed Timer and Reaction Time Test
    303. Neurophysiology Virtual Lab (HHMI)


    304. Anatomy-Physiology of the Eye
    305. Webvision
    306. The Human Eye
    307. Somso Eye Video Tour (WMV, 14 minutes)
    308. Lutein and Zeaxanthin protect eyesight
    309. Vision Loss Simulations
    310. Zeiss Online Vision Screening
    311. Snellen Eye Chart and 20/20 Vision
    312. The Joy of Visual Perception
    313. Colorblind
    314. Color Vision and Tests for Color Blindness
    315. Color Afterimage Test (squares) and Dots and Flag


    317. The Human Ear
    318. Virtual Tour of the Ear
    319. Anatomy of the Ear
    320. High-Frequency Hearing Test
    321. Audiology Resources and Hearing Test (YouTube)
    322. Dizziness, Imbalance and Hearing Disorders
    323. Vestibular Function
    324. Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    325. BRAIN

    326. The Brain from Top to Bottom
    327. My Three Brains
    328. The Whole Brain Atlas
    329. The Brain from Top to Bottom
    330. Split-Brain Experiments
    331. Sheep brain dissection guide
    332. My brain's bigger than yours!
    333. Cranial Nerves with Puzzle
    334. Interactive Brain Atlas
    335. Cranial Nerves at Yale
    336. More Cranial Nerves
    337. Cranial Nerve Quiz
    338. Brain Chemistry of Depression
    339. Antidepressant Medications
    340. Circadian (daily) Rhythms and Suprachiasmatic Nuclei
    341. Prefrontal Lobotomies
    342. Brain Games (exercises to stimulate your brain)
    343. Reaction time test

    345. Glossary of Neuro-anatomy Terms
    346. Peripheral Nerves
    347. Head and Neck Anatomy Quiz
    348. Spinal Cord Injuries
    349. Neuroanatomy of Speech, Swallowing and Language
    350. Neurobiology
    351. Taste
    352. General Psychology
    353. Conditioned Reflexes by Ivan Pavlov (1927)
    354. Sleepless at Stanford
    355. Sleep and Learning (no snoozing in class!)
    356. Big 5 Personality Traits
    357. Intelligence and IQ
    358. Average IQ by Country
    359. ENDOCRINE SYSTEM (See General Resources for more links.)

    360. Chemical Messengers and the Endocrine System
    361. The Endocrine System
    362. Pituitary Disorders
    363. Textbook of Endocrinology
    364. Pathophysiology of the Endocrine System
    365. An Endocrine Webtext
    366. The Hormone Foundation
    367. Your Hormones
    368. Hormones and their Receptors
    369. Non-Traditional Endocrine Tissues and Hormones
    370. Vitamin D Hormone in Health and Disease (YouTube)
    371. Human Growth Hormone
    372. Glucocorticoids
    373. Ketosis versus Ketoacidosis

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

    375. The 206 named bones of the Standard Reference Adult
    376. Bone Basics (Smithsonian)
    377. The Human Skeleton
    378. Bones of the Human Body (Wikipedia)
    379. Skeleton Quiz with photos
    380. All About Bones (labeled photos)
    381. Lumen Bone Box
    382. Webanatomy Skeleton Quiz
    383. Bones of the skull, vertebrae and extremities.
    384. Skull Slideshow and Quiz
    385. Maricopa Skull Quiz and Foramina
    386. Anatomy and Pathology of the Skull Base (flash animation)
    387. Bones around Somso Eye
    388. Comparative Skeletons Project
    389. Lessons from a Bone Box
    390. Bones and Joints
    391. Bone Tables
    392. Bones Don't Lie (Forensic Science)
    393. Joints (University of Arkansas)
    394. Joints in Motion
    395. The Cervical Spine
    396. Radiology
    397. Vitamin D in Health and Disease
    398. Vitamin D, Cod Liver Oil, Sunshine and Rickets

    400. Textbook of Dermatology
    401. Integumentary System images
    402. Dermatology A-Z
    403. The Skin Site
    404. Skin Conditions
    405. Skin Care Advice
    406. Biology of Skin Color (HHMI film)
    407. MUSCULAR SYSTEM (See General Resources for more links.)

    408. Get Body Smart Muscles (includes animations and quizzes)
    409. Muscles of the Upper and Lower Body (labeled images)
    410. Muscle Models with Labels
    411. Muscle Models Part 1 and Part 2
    412. Illustrated Muscles of the Human Body (alphabetical list with images)
    413. Musculo-Skeletal Anatomy (muscle tables with images)
    414. Muscle Tutorial (click on photo to view muscle name)
    415. Loyola University Illustrated Muscle List
    416. Innerbody Muscle Quiz (cursor over muscle to view label)
    417. Illustrated Muscle Tables
    418. Muscles Tables (no images)
    419. Muscles and Joints
    420. Muscles in Action (Quicktime movies)
    421. Muscle Contraction
    422. Muscle Physiology and Stretching
    423. Muscle Physiology and Structure
    424. Muscle Physiology (PDF)
    425. Motor Pathways (PDF)
    426. Muscles and Exercise
    427. Physiotherapy by Region and Injury
    428. CARDIOVASCULAR (See General Resources for more links.)

    429. WebAnatomy Cardiovascular (many quizzes)
    430. Atlas of Cardiac Anatomy
    431. The Heart Site
    432. Blood Histology Images
    433. Blood Cells
    434. Hemostasis Encyclopedia
    435. Circulatory Model
    436. Cardiovascular Physiology
    437. Cardiovascular Disorders
    438. Cardiovascular Pharmacology
    439. Texas Heart Institute Cardiovascular Tutorial
    440. Cardiac Cycle animation
    441. Heart Sounds and Cardiac Arrhythmias
    442. Cardiology Virtual Lab (HHMI)
    443. EKG Academy
    444. Electrocardiography (ECG) Quiz
    445. Table of Resting Heart Rates
    446. Circulatory Systems
    447. Wireman Circulatory Model
    448. Arteries and Veins (Arkansas U.)
    449. Vascular Web
    450. Arteries and Veins
    451. Fetal Circulation
    452. Blood Pressure Measurement (Youtube)
    453. Cardiovascular Physiology
    454. CardioBriefs Blog

    456. The Immune System
    457. Dr. Kaiser's Online Microbiology Text
    458. Medical Microbiology Text
    459. Boundless Microbiology Textbook
    460. Vaccines and Immunizations (CDC)
    461. History of Vaccines
    462. Microbiology Information Portal
    463. Microbiology Lab Explorer
    464. Microbiology Diagnostic Procedures
    465. Medical Entomology
    466. Bad Bugs -- Foodborne Pathogens (free PDF text)
    467. Probiotics
    468. Flu Facts
    469. Defence Mechanisms and Leukocyte Function
    470. The Benefits of Hand Washing
    471. History of Vaccines
    472. The Immune Stimulatory Effects of Vitamin D
    473. United Nations Program on HIV / AIDS
    474. Immunology Virtual Lab (HHMI)
    475. Body Farm - Human Decomposition (10-minute video)
    476. RESPIRATORY (See General Resources for more links.)

    477. Lung Anatomy (Medscape)
    478. Cerritos Respiratory Model Quiz
    479. Johns Hopkins' Interactive Respiratory Physiology
    480. Ventilation-Perfusion Ratio (KU Med)
    481. Lung Function Fundamentals
    482. Vital Capacity Calculator
    483. Respiratory System
    484. Air Density and Pressure
    485. The Larynx
    486. Lung Diseases
    487. The health risks of cigarette smoking.

    489. Dietary Reference Intakes (USDA)
    490. Search the USDA Food Nutrient Database
    491. USDA Best Food Sources for Specific Nutrients
    492. FDA How to Read a Food Label
    493. Daily Values on Food Labels
    494. Your Digestive System (Adobe PDF)
    495. Dental Anatomy
    496. Oral Health Topics (ADA)
    497. Animated Teeth (Dental FYIs)
    498. Pathophysiology of the Digestive System
    499. The Vermiform Appendix
    500. Vestigiality of the Vermiform Appendix
    501. 26 Ways to Spot a Nutrition Quack
    502. Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-20 (PDF)
    503. Dietary Reference Intake Calculator
    504. Kitchen Calculator
    505. Measuring Body Fat Using Calipers
    506. Harvard School of Public Health Nutrition Source
    507. FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
    508. Ask a Dietician
    509. Weight Loss Resources
    510. Science of Cooking
    511. Linus Pauling Institute Nutrition Information Center
    512. Iowa State University Food Safety
    513. The World's Healthiest Foods
    514. Vegetarian Resource Group
    515. URINARY (See General Resources for more links.)

    516. How Your Kidneys Work
    517. Kidney and Urology Diseases and Urinalysis
    518. Urinalysis (mouse over)
    519. Urinalysis (Cornell)
    520. Urinalysis (Lab Tests Online)
    521. Urinalysis (American Family Physician)
    522. National Kidney Foundation Health Guide

    524. Healthy Pregnancy
    525. Lectures on Human Reproduction
    526. Hormones of the Reproductive System
    527. Reproductive Systems (54-minute Flash video)
    528. Museum of Menstruation and Women's Health
    529. Men's Health Topics
    530. History of Circumcision
    531. Human Development
    532. Multidimensional Human Embryo
    533. Embryology
    534. Video of Human Prenatal Development (PBS)
    535. Biology of Sex and Gender
    536. Methods of Birth Control
    537. History of Birth Control Methods
    538. Thirty four Symptoms of Menopause
    539. Gender Reassignment Surgery
    540. AIDS resources
    541. Sexual Health Resources
    542. The Prostate Gland

    544. Human Cadaver Dissection Videos
    545. The Virtual Human Project
    546. The Virtual Human Autopsy
    547. The Virtual Pig Dissection
    548. Cat Anatomy Tutorial
    549. Dissection 101 (PBS)

    This page was developed and is maintained by Steven Lewis.