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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. 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

    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

    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

    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. 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. Deciphering the Genetic Code
    130. Origin of the chemicals of life


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

    142. CELLS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    This page was developed and is maintained by Steven Lewis.