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General

MyPlate
From the United States Department of Agriculture--revision to MyPyramid.

My Pyramid Tracker
"MyPyramid Tracker is an online dietary and physical activity assessment tool that provides information on your diet quality, physical activity status, related nutrition messages, and links to nutrient and physical activity information." provided by the United States Department of Agriculture..
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Activity Calorie Calculator
Quick easy way to determine how many calories one burns. Simply enter your weight and the amount of time you were engaged in an activity and the calculator will furnish number of calories expended in a wide variety of activities.
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Teens Health
Variety of health topics of interest to teens from anorexia to depression and much more.
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Women's Health Informaiton from the National Women's Health Resource Center

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Data and statistices, health information, and news are found here. A search engine will help one find a specific topic.
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PubMed from the National Library of Medicine.
Contains over 9 million references on health related issues from medical journals.
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Index of Food and Nutrition Internet Resources
Many subject headings with topical links.
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Cybertown Campus: Health and Physical Education
Links to topics such as nutrition, sports, family health, substance abuse and others.
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Go ask Alice
Confidential information about adolescent problems including mental health and substance abuse.
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Dr. Koop.Com
Find resources on health issues such as AIDS, arthritis,heart disease, cancer, anorexia and so on.
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Healthfinder
A gateway consumer health and human services information web site from the United States government.
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Internet Mental Health
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Patient Information
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American Lung Association
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Spineuniverse
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Malehealth
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National Osteoperosis Foundation
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ASHA: American Social Health Association
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All About Vision
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American Dental Assocation
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American Heart
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Hepatitis Central
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Computer Related Repetitive Strain Injury
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AC: Arthritis Central
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Breast Cancer
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WebMD Health
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National Institute Of Health
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Mayo Clinic
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American Medical Association
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Medline Plus Health Information
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MedScape
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HealthWeb
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Vitamins

Facts about Vitamin and Mineral Supplements
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Nutrition Micronutrients
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CNN Food Central- Vitamin Guide
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Vitamins
Infoplease offers information on vitamins in general and then specific .
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Vitamins
About.com lists various vitamins and notes information about each.
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Nutrition

Ms. Taylor's Food Pyramid Research

My Pyramid Tracker
"MyPyramid Tracker is an online dietary and physical activity assessment tool that provides information on your diet quality, physical activity status, related nutrition messages, and links to nutrient and physical activity information." provided by the United States Department of Agriculture..
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Nutrition Analysis Tool 2.0
Use this interactive tool to analyze your diet for nutrition.
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Tufts University Nutrition Navigator
This online guide is designed to "help you sort through the large volume of nutrition information on the Internet and find accurate, useful nutrition information you can trust.
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FAST FOOD NUTRITION

Fast Food Facts
"Fast Food Facts is your source for the most up-to-date nutritional information on your favorite fast food for dieting and weight control; sugar levels for diabetics; carbs (carbohydrate) for low-carb dieters; and health & nutrition class projects for students and teachers."
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Nutrition Facts & Calorie Counter
"NutritionData (ND) provides a complete nutrient analysis for any food or recipe, and helps you select foods that best match your dietary needs. "
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The Fast Food Nutrition Fact Explorer
Choose the restaurant you are most interested in and the database will sort out menu items by fat content.
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Fast Food Best Choices
This article details what menu choices are the healthiest from various fast food restaurants.
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Drugs

The CASA National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse II: Teens and Their Parents
The first national survey of the attitudes of teens and their parents towards cigarettes, alcohol, inhalants, marijuana, LSD, cocaine, heroin and other illegal drugs.
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Facts on Drugs
Information on alcohol, cocaine/crack, heroin, inhalants, marijuana, methamphetamine and tobacco.
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Do It Now Fast Facts
Cocaine, marijuana, alcohol, heroin, speed, downers, lsd, smoking, inhalants, steroids, meth, smokeless tobacco, ectasy, jimsen weed, ritalin, Rohypnol, , Ketamine, GHB, nicotine, and DXM are all covered in these electronic pamphlets.
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Medical Dictionary
Find information on a variety of topics, including information on all kinds of drugs.
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MedLine Plus
Locate information on prescription and over-the-counter drugs.
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The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
Research & Statistics, Alcohol & Drug Facts, and lots more information is found here.
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Drug Information, Side Effects & Interactions | Drugwatch.com
"DrugWatch.com includes up-to-date information about prescription and over-the-counter medications and includes details about associated side effects to aid in the protection of patients and consumers."

Recipes

Searchable Online Archive of Recipes
Use this site to find recipes from other countries by simply typing the country's name. Recipes of all kinds can be found here as well.
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Diana's Desserts
Find great dessert recipes. If searching for International recipes, just type in the county's name.
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International Cuisine Recipes
A great site to find links to many international recipes.
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International Recipes
Recipes from Africa, Asia, North America, Europe, South America and the Carribean.
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Recipes International Recipes
Recipes from Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand Europe, Middle East, North America, South America and Soul Food.
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Better Homes and Gardens Recipe Center
In the recipe section, enter up to 3 ingredients of the food you have on hand and it will give you recipes.

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Cooking Light Online
Learn the essentials in the Food section from cooking 101 before you dive into more than 2,000 recipes here. Dieters and health-concious eaters can find more tips in Healthy Living.

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Food Network's FoodTV.Com
The video demonstrations of basic and advanced cooking skills are the biggest draw here, but you'll also find cookbook reviews, a food encyclopedia, world cuisine and wine articles.

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Clothing/Fashion Design

YourProm.Com
After you've nabbed your dream date, get into prep mode at this first-rate site. There's a good prom scene section, but the draws here are the extensive fashion and beauty areas.

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Fashion-Era
Fashion-era contains 695 content rich, illustrated pages of Fashion History, Costume History, Clothing, Fashions and Social History.

Liana's Paper Doll Boutique
Find a paper dolls, then select the clothing you'd like to use from Formals, Work, Casual, Fantasy, Historical and more.

History of Fashion: 1900-1910
Summary of the fashions of the Edwardian Era, which occured after Queen Victoria's death.

Fashion in the Edwardian Era, 1901-1919
Primarily text outlining the changes in fashion after the death of Queen Victoria.

Women's fashions in the 1930s

1940s Hairstyles

1940s Fashion History
1940s Utility Clothing to New Look

Dave Arnsí Guide to 1940s Dance Fashion
Illustrates the type of clothing worn for dances such as the Lindy Hop and Latin dances.

1950's Costume Links

Fifties Vintage Clothes

20th Century Fashion History: 1950s

Totally 70's
Fashions, hairstyles, TV shows, music, cars, radio and more from the 1970s.

The 1970s and Disco Fashion History
Fashion History.

JCPenney Catalog: Fall-Winter 1980
Photos of the actual fashions sold by jCPenney

Fashion after 1980
Fashion influences, designers, accessories and more from power dressing to the romantics.

Fashion in the 1980s--Fashion Central
A-Z guide to fashion in the 1980s

Consumer Information

PriceGrabber
Locate the lowest-priced product you need by inputting your preferences.

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MySimon
Compare products and prices from around the web.
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Dealtime
Compare products prices and stores.
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PriceWatch
Locate price comparisons for technology products..
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Amazing-Bargains
Check out the discount and coupon codes here to save money.

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Consumer Reports
To receive information on the ratings and evaluation of products, you must pay a subscription, but there is plenty of interesting information to be found here.

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Birth Order Research

Birth Order Research Links

Ms. Lourenco's Links

Smoking and Tobacco Use

Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances
PVHS High online eBook See library staff for username and password required for off campus use.

Grolier Online Encyclopedias

Medline
A database of health related information maintained by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

American Cancer Society

American Lung Association

National Cancer Institute

Smoking and Tobacco Use -- CDC--Centers for Disease Control and Prevention--
Find here: Smoking and Tobacco Use, including Factsheets for Cigars, Smokeless Tobacco (Chewing Tobacco), and Tobacco Industry Marketing.

Supreme Court Decisions on Tobacco

Drugs and Addictive Substances

Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances
PVHS High online eBook See library staff for username and password required for off campus use.

Medline
A database of health related information maintained by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

National Institute on Drug Abuse

U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration

Just Think Twice

Drug Facts -- Office of National Drug Control Policy

Facts on Drugs
Information on alcohol, cocaine/crack, heroin, inhalants, marijuana, methamphetamine and tobacco.

Do It Now Fast Facts
Cocaine, marijuana, alcohol, heroin, speed, downers, lsd, smoking, inhalants, steroids, meth, smokeless tobacco, ectasy, jimsen weed, ritalin, Rohypnol, , Ketamine, GHB, nicotine, and DXM are all covered in these electronic pamphlets.

Medical Dictionary
Find information on a variety of topics, including information on all kinds of drugs.
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The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
Research & Statistics, Alcohol & Drug Facts, and lots more information is found here.

The CASA National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse II: Teens and Their Parents
The first national survey of the attitudes of teens and their parents towards cigarettes, alcohol, inhalants, marijuana, LSD, cocaine, heroin and other illegal drugs.

Diseases

Diseases Database

Emerging Infectious Diseases
From the CDC

Health, United States, 2009 -- Diseases and Conditions
From the CDC

National Institutes of Health

Mayo Clinic: Diseases and Conditions

State Health Facts.org
From the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Locate statistics on Individual States or on the entire United States regarding many health issues.

National Center for Health Statistics
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Health Statistics
From MedlinePlus, a very reliable resource. Main link is to the National Center for Health Statistics above, but there are several links below to articles and news on statistical information.

WHO World Health Statistics
Download these reports, but also check for the downloaded file in Library Docs in the Diseasees folder.

Teacher Resources

Health & PE Lesson Plans
Dozens of lesson plans are grade specific and include topics such as nutrition, hygiene, fitness and safety.
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Updated 09/28/11