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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. Evidently Cochrane
    10. Choosing Medical Tests Wisely
    11. World Health Organization (health education and statistics)
    12. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (food and drug safety)
    13. Atlas of First Aid: A Case Study Approach
    14. Lab Tests Online (understand medical lab tests)
    15. Medline Plus (health information in 40 languages)
    16. Medical Animations, Images and Videos (University of Maryland)
    17. Pathology Laboratory (University of Utah)
    18. Number Needed to Treat for Benefit or Harm
    19. Health Encyclopedia (Univ. of Rochester)
    20. New Health Advisor
    21. Know Your Chances: Interactive Risk Chart (NIH)
    22. Medscape Health Resource Center
    23. VeryWell Health A to Z
    24. Pathway Medicine (online textbook)
    25. American Council on Science and Health
    26. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    27. Drugs, Vitamins, Herbs: The Scientific Evidence (Medline)
    28. eMedExpert (Information on Prescription Drugs)
    29. Physicians Desk Reference (PDR) for Rx and OTC Drugs
    30. Drug Safety Data Sheets
    31. Drugwatch (news on drug development and safety)
    32. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. Government)
    33. National Cancer Institute
    34. WebMD (investigate symptoms, treatments, find a doctor)
    35. Medical History of U.S. Presidents
    36. The Frugal Nurse
    37. Phisick -- A review of Ancient Medicine
    38. Journal of Medical Humanities
    39. Health and Medicine Streaming Videos
    40. Blausen Pathology Videos
    41. Mutter Museum of Medical Pathology (video)
    42. Free online life science courses
    43. Vendors of Biology Supplies and Anatomic Models

    45. Evolution of Clinical Research
    46. Medical Study Design
    47. Study Design 101

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

    72. Coping with Math Anxiety
    73. Understanding Medical Statistics (PDF book)
    74. Significant Digits (includes quiz)
    75. Significant Figures in Measurements and Calculations.
    76. Scientific Notation & Significant Figures
    77. Significant figures, Scientific Notation, Solving Equations
    78. Variability in Measurements
    79. Metric-English conversions
    80. Unit Conversions
    81. More Metric conversion problems and solutions
    82. Metric Conversion Tables UK
    83. The U.S. and the Metric System (PDF)
    84. How to Lie with Statistics (Darrel Huff) (PDF)
    85. How to Read a Triple-Beam Balance
    86. Reading a Triple Beam Balance and Quiz
    87. Common Lab Equipment
    88. Lifestyle Tools and Calculators
    89. Countdown Timer, Calendar Generator and Calculators

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

    115. Proteins, Carbohydrates, Lipids, Nucleic Acids, Vitamins, Water
    116. Organic Chemistry
    117. Biochemistry text
    118. Medical Biochemistry (many articles)
    119. Ban DHMO!
    120. Water Science
    121. Water
    122. Sticky Water.
    123. A Biography of Water
    124. Water Structure and Science
    125. Peptides and Proteins
    126. Proteins and Enzymes
    127. Ask a dietician about protein
    128. Enzymes (Wikipedia)
    129. Enzymes and animation
    130. Enzyme tutorial with animations
    131. Enzyme Inhibition (animation)
    132. Medical Biochemistry Page
    133. NAS 2005 Report on Dietary Reference Intakes
    134. Galactosemia
    135. DNA and RNA
    136. Discovery of DNA
    137. DNA from the beginning (animations)
    138. DNA Replication (animation)
    139. Deciphering the Genetic Code
    140. Origin of the chemicals of life


    141. The Parts of a Microscope
    142. Light Microscope Tutorial (animation with audio from NASA)
    143. Structure and Function of the Optical Microscope Wikipedia
    144. Principles of Light Microscopy (6-minute WMV by Steven Lewis)
    145. Nikon Alphaphot-2 Microscope (15-minute video)
    146. How to Use a Compound Light Microscope (15-minute Flash video)
    147. The Virtual Compound Light Microscope (practice your skills)
    148. Robert Hooke and Anton Leeuwenhoek
    149. History of the light microscope
    150. Microscopes and relative size in biology.
    151. Cell Biology and Microscopy

    152. CELLS

    153. Inside the Cell (NIH)
    154. The cell theory.
    155. Cell anatomy.
    156. Tour of the Animal Cell Model (10-minute WMV by Steven Lewis)
    157. Biochemical and Cell Animations
    158. Basic Cell Structures
    159. McGraw-Hill Cell Animations (Shockwave)
    160. Cell Biology Animations
    161. Animal Cell and Plasma Membrane (Videos)
    162. Cell Types
    163. Cell Organelles (Wikipedia)
    164. Membranes, Diffusion and Osmosis
    165. Cell Cycle and Cell Division (6-minute Flash video)
    166. Mitosis images. (Britannica)
    167. Cell Cycle and Mitosis Tutorial

    168. Cells Alive (many quizzes and animations)
    169. Stem Cells Animation
    170. ATP
    171. Molecular Genetics (Palomar)
    172. Watson and Crick's 1953 paper on DNA.
    173. The New Genetics (NIH)
    174. Learn Genetics (Utah University)
    175. Universality of the genetic code.
    176. Stem Cells
    177. Cellular basis of cancer.
    178. Cancer.
    179. HISTOLOGY

    180. Atlas of Microscopic Anatomy
    181. Virtual Microscopy (many images)
    182. Histology Tutorial (28-minute Windows Video)
    183. HistoWeb (JayDoc)

    184. Histology World
    185. Histology Zoomer
    186. Histology Images
    187. Histology Slides (Illinois U.)
    188. Histology at Yale
    189. Histology of the Skin (10-minute video)
    190. Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator and Body Fat Measurement
    191. Body Fat Measurement (Skinfold Caliper Method)
    192. Underwater Weighing Video and Sample Calculation of Body Fat Composition

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

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

    270. Human Physiology textbook (PDF)
    271. Human Physiology textbook (Wikibooks)
    272. Prnciples of Physiology textbook
    273. Cells and the Human Body (textbook)
    274. Physiology Web
    275. A Framework for Human Physiology
    276. Homeostasis of Body Sugar (6-minute Flash video)
    277. Homeostasis
    278. Physiology Models
    279. Physiological Homeostasis
    280. Acid-Base Physiology
    281. Examples of Homeostasis
    282. McMaster Pathophysiology Review
    283. Virtual Physiology Experiments
    284. HHMI Virtual Labs

    286. A Brief History of the English Language by Steven Lewis
    287. Anatomic Terminology
    288. The Language of Anatomy
    289. Biology Dictionary
    290. Dictionary Search
    291. Basic Vocabulary of Gross Anatomy
    292. Anatomic Pronunciation Guide
    293. Etymology (origin) of Medical Terms
    294. Bioetymology
    295. Medical Eponyms
    296. Cornell Notetaking Method (YouTube video)
    297. Medical Flashcards, Word Searches and Games
    298. Classification of Living Things
    299. Taxonomy (Wikipedia)
    300. Review of Anatomic Regional Terminology (PDF)

    302. Nervous System Models (labeled and unlabeled)
    303. Nervous System Models (labeled)
    304. Cerritos CNS Model Quiz
    305. Adventures in Neuroanatomy
    306. Neuroscience and Neuroanatomy (Univ of Texas)
    307. Neuroanatomy (Univ of Wisconsin)
    308. Textbook of Neuroscience (Dartmouth)
    309. Action Potentials and Graded Potentials
    310. Neurotransmission
    311. Neurotransmitter Net
    312. Interactive Neurologic Exams
    313. Reaction Speed Timer and Reaction Time Test
    314. Neurophysiology Virtual Lab (HHMI)


    315. Anatomy-Physiology of the Eye
    316. Webvision
    317. The Human Eye
    318. Somso Eye Video Tour (WMV, 14 minutes)
    319. Lutein and Zeaxanthin protect eyesight
    320. Vision Loss Simulations
    321. Zeiss Online Vision Screening
    322. Snellen Eye Chart and 20/20 Vision
    323. The Joy of Visual Perception
    324. Colorblind
    325. Color Vision and Tests for Color Blindness
    326. Color Afterimage Test (squares) and Dots and Flag


    328. The Human Ear
    329. Virtual Tour of the Ear
    330. Anatomy of the Ear
    331. High-Frequency Hearing Test
    332. Audiology Resources and Hearing Test (YouTube)
    333. Dizziness, Imbalance and Hearing Disorders
    334. Vestibular Function
    335. Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    336. BRAIN

    337. The Brain from Top to Bottom
    338. My Three Brains
    339. The Whole Brain Atlas
    340. The Brain from Top to Bottom
    341. Split-Brain Experiments
    342. Sheep brain dissection guide
    343. My brain's bigger than yours!
    344. Cranial Nerves with Puzzle
    345. Interactive Brain Atlas
    346. Cranial Nerves at Yale
    347. More Cranial Nerves
    348. Cranial Nerve Quiz
    349. Brain Chemistry of Depression
    350. Antidepressant Medications
    351. Circadian (daily) Rhythms and Suprachiasmatic Nuclei
    352. Prefrontal Lobotomies
    353. Brain Games (exercises to stimulate your brain)
    354. Reaction time test

    356. Glossary of Neuro-anatomy Terms
    357. Peripheral Nerves
    358. Head and Neck Anatomy Quiz
    359. Spinal Cord Injuries
    360. Neuroanatomy of Speech, Swallowing and Language
    361. Neurobiology
    362. Taste
    363. General Psychology
    364. Conditioned Reflexes by Ivan Pavlov (1927)
    365. Sleepless at Stanford
    366. Sleep and Learning (no snoozing in class!)
    367. Big 5 Personality Traits
    368. IQ Basics with Test
    369. Intelligence and IQ
    370. Average IQ by Country
    371. ENDOCRINE SYSTEM (See General Resources for more links.)

    372. Chemical Messengers and the Endocrine System
    373. The Endocrine System
    374. Pituitary Disorders
    375. Textbook of Endocrinology
    376. Pathophysiology of the Endocrine System
    377. An Endocrine Webtext
    378. The Hormone Foundation
    379. Your Hormones
    380. Hormones and their Receptors
    381. Non-Traditional Endocrine Tissues and Hormones
    382. Vitamin D Hormone in Health and Disease (YouTube)
    383. Glucocorticoids
    384. Ketosis versus Ketoacidosis

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

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

    411. Textbook of Dermatology
    412. Integumentary System images
    413. Dermatology A-Z
    414. The Skin Site
    415. Skin Conditions
    416. Skin Care Advice
    417. Biology of Skin Color (HHMI film)
    418. MUSCULAR SYSTEM (See General Resources for more links.)

    419. Get Body Smart Muscles (includes animations and quizzes)
    420. Muscles of the Upper and Lower Body (labeled images)
    421. Muscle Models with Labels
    422. Muscle Models Part 1 and Part 2
    423. Illustrated Muscles of the Human Body (alphabetical list with images)
    424. Musculo-Skeletal Anatomy (muscle tables with images)
    425. Loyola University Illustrated Muscle List
    426. Innerbody Muscle Quiz (cursor over muscle to view label)
    427. Illustrated Muscle Tables
    428. Muscles Tables (no images)
    429. Muscles and Joints
    430. Muscles in Action (Quicktime movies)
    431. Muscle Contraction
    432. Muscle Physiology and Stretching
    433. Muscle Physiology and Structure
    434. Muscle Physiology (PDF)
    435. Muscles and Exercise
    436. Physiotherapy by Region and Injury
    437. CARDIOVASCULAR (See General Resources for more links.)

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

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

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

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

    517. How Your Kidneys Work
    518. Kidney and Urology Diseases and Urinalysis
    519. Urinalysis (mouse over)
    520. Urinalysis (Cornell)
    521. Urinalysis (Lab Tests Online)
    522. Urinalysis (American Family Physician)
    523. Urinalysis (with color chart)
    524. Renal Clearance
    525. National Kidney Foundation Health Guide

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

    547. Human Cadaver Dissection Videos
    548. Human Cadaver Dissection Videos (YouTube)
    549. The Virtual Human Project
    550. The Virtual Human Autopsy
    551. Autopsy: Colon Cancer
    552. Forensic Autopsy
    553. The Virtual Pig Dissection
    554. Cat Anatomy Tutorial
    555. Dissection 101 (PBS)

    This page was developed and is maintained by Steven Lewis.