Online Resources
Information & Research:
Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary
PeriStats - site developed by the March of Di...
Diseases:
Anatomy of an Epidemic
Diarrheal disease
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research
Epidemiology and M...
Partners In Health - A non-profit health care organization dedicated to providing a
"preferential option for the poor".
Me...
United Children of the World - beautiful photos of children from all over the globe
Study Aids:
FlashcardExchange Wonderfu...
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  1. 1. Online Resources Information & Research: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary PeriStats - site developed by the March of Dimes Perinatal Data Center, which provides access to US, state, county, and city maternal & infant health data Global disease alert map - use this for Poster Project assignment MedlinePlus - medical dictionary, illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive tutorials, & latest health news PubMed - includes millions of citations from life science journals for biomedical articles Bio-Medicine - latest biology, medical, & technology news Biomedical Beat - monthly digest of research news from National Institute of General Medical Sciences The WWW Virtual Library: Epidemiology NPG Journals in Biotechnology Science Daily - News & Articles in Science, Health, Environment & Technology Harvard World Health News Anatomy: Human Body & Mind - awesome anatomy/physiology site with interactive games Get Body Smart - amazing site lets you test your knowledge of anatomy WebAnatomy - a collection of study aids for entry-level anatomy/physiology students (University of Minnesota) Instant Anatomy - good site that aids learning of human anatomy with illustrations, diagrams, podcasts & review questions
  2. 2. Diseases: Anatomy of an Epidemic Diarrheal disease International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Epidemiology and Management of Diarrheal Diseases How Stuff Works: Cancer How Cancer Vaccines Will Work How Stuff Works: AIDS UNAIDS: Uniting the World Against AIDS How Stuff Works: Malaria Malaria Drugs & How They Work Organizations & Agencies: World Health Organization (WHO) How the World Health Organization Works Centers for Disease Control & Prevention U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) U.S. Indian Health Service U.S. Office of Minority Health Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) - work with people whose lives are dominated by extreme poverty, illiteracy, disease and other handicaps Riders for Health - an international non-profit organization that is providing health-care to rural African villages using motorcycles.
  3. 3. Partners In Health - A non-profit health care organization dedicated to providing a "preferential option for the poor". Medical Bridges - a Houston, Texas based organization that recovers medical surplus and redistributes it to hospitals, clinics and healthcare providers in developing nations throughout the world to help combat the spread of diseases. Institute for OneWorld Health - nonprofit pharmaceutical company; develops affordable medicines for people in developing world Grand Challenges in Global Health U.S. National Institutes of Health: National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Cancer Institute National Heart Lung & Blood Institute National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases National Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases Career Information: Occupational Outlook Handbook - Check it out! Good info about medical careers. What is Public Health? - View the flash video to see the many facets of public health. FAQs for Public Health Careers - career opportunities, public health schools & education, working conditions, salaries, etc. Career focus: Epidemiologist - View a 10 minute video that explores the many facets, and the many career opportunities, of this critical health profession. What is Bioengineering? Engineering Center - Engineering specialties site; includes games and much more Engineer Girl Good Blogs:
  4. 4. United Children of the World - beautiful photos of children from all over the globe Study Aids: FlashcardExchange Wonderful study site; click on "Directory" under "Main Menu" to explore lists of disciplines with study-cards (--and there are cards for the MCAT) NIH Medical Terminology Tutorial - Students, this is an excellent way to review your medical terms. Cool Interactive Games: Educational Games - The Nobel Prize in Medicine Welcome to Epiville! - (Epidemiological Investigation Simulation) a set of interactive web-based exercises created by faculty in the Department of Epidemiology at Columbia University. The World - an online feature where you can navigate around Earth via continents and climate zones (Use with Guns, Germs, & Steel lessons) OR Live: Online Surgery - ORLive is the world's leading surgical broadcasting company. Videos are presented on ORLive without charge to over 2 million visitors & over 80,000 registered physicians, surgeons, medical professionals, and informed patients each year. Your Disease Risk - Find out your risk of developing five of the most important diseases in the United States. Educational Games - The Nobel Prize in Medicine Foodforce - How would you help feed millions of hungry people? Download the Foodforce game at this site and see. Medical Mysteries on the Web - An internet-based adventure in which you are on a mission to discover the causes of diseases (need Macromedia Flash®) Outbreak at Watersedge - Discover the source of the outbreak that has hit the small community of Watersedge and stop it before more residents get sick!

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