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.
The American Heart
A complete site with very authoritative information on heart
and vascular disease.
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.
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).
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:
A good site for links to medical and health topics with summaries about the
Internet Health Library: http://www.health-library.com
A large "library" of health
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.