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The following WWW sites have been chosen for use as resources relating to the subject matter covered in this learning chapter. Because the WWW is a dynamic, fast changing resource, there may be additional sites not listed here, which may contain useful information, images, lab exercises, etc. If you choose to use additional sites make certain that they are authored by professional, knowledgeable entities. The WWW can be a source of bad, as well as good information. Clicking on sites advertised within the primary site may lead to information promoted by businesses for marketing purposes and may be misleading. You are not required to use sites that charge fees. Please inform your instructor of problems with any of the sites.

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Wellness Interactive Network: http://www.stayhealthy.com
A good place to start an information search because it links to so many other good sites--allowing the student an overview of the many additional sites available for inspection. This comprehensive wellness site includes links to all aspects of health and wellness. It contains a good health risk assessment questionnaire, a searchable database for drug/medical information, electronic newsletters, and information concerning electronic mailing lists and newsgroups.

Sympatico: http://www.ns.sympatico.ca/healthyway
Includes articles about health/fitness, book reviews, and links to other nutrition, fitness, and wellness sites.

Online Health Network: http://www.mayohealth.org
Created by the Mayo Clinic. This site is a great source of information on health and wellness, including the Mayo Online Health Magazine, and the Library for Health Education Topics articles.

Wellness Web: http://www.wellweb.com
Substantive reports on
dozens of health issues as well as links to other sites related to health.

Lifeline Health Page: http://www.lifelines.com
Produced by Lifeline, this new-wave site contains information on healthy lifestyle choices, an online version of the Healthstyle Newsletter, and the Lifeline Library (featuring brief, health-related articles).

BCPL's Net Guide to Health Resources:  http://www.bcpl.lib.md.us/centers/health.html
A good place to start searching for information and activities. This site contains a large number of links to other wellness/health resources such as web sites, books, etc.

FCS-Net Health & Medicine:   http://www.fcs-net.com/health.html
A good site for links to medical and health topics with summaries about the links.

Internet Health Library: http://www.health-library.com
A large "library" of health resources.

Medsite.com: http://www.medsite.com
A large search engine of health/medical topics. Well indexed.

World Health Organization WWW Home Page: http://www.who.ch/
A good authoritative resource for overall health information.

Global Health Network: http://www.pitt.edu/HOME/GHNet/GHNet.html
This site is one of the first internet health resources. It contains a very large number of links and other resources.