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View Resource Nutrition Navigator: A Rating Guide to Nutrition Websites

The Nutrition Navigator, published by the Tufts University School of Nutrition Science and Policy, is a database of evaluated and categorized nutrition-related web sites. Each site indexed by the Nutrition Navigator has been carefully evaluated by a nutritionist and rated numerically in various categories. The site reviews contain brief descriptions, an indication of the intended audience, and...

http://navigator.tufts.edu/
View Resource globalhealth.gov

Announced last week, this new Website from the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is geared toward illuminating the connection between domestic and international health issues. The site reviews HHS's work in these areas and offers useful pointers to data resources, international travel information, reports and publications, and more. Both the general public and researchers and...

https://www.hhs.gov/about/agencies/oga/index.html
View Resource Easy-to-read Health Information

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine offers this collection of links to easy-to-read Web sites for health-related information. Topics cover everything from diabetes to wound dressing to environmental health and safety. The site appears as an extensive list of links organized by topic. A main menu at the top of the page allows users to quickly jump to subjects of interest. The links lead...

https://medlineplus.gov/all_easytoread.html
View Resource Traveling: Illness and Injury

Going somewhere over the holidays? This collection of Web sites should help travelers stay informed and healthy while traveling abroad. The first Web site is the home page the Aviation Health Institute, a nonprofit organization devoted to researching health effects of traveling by plane (1). The Web site focuses on deep vein thrombosis, offering news items, research summaries, prevention tips, and...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2002/1213
View Resource MedLinePlus: Dental Health

Drawing on the very fine resources of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, this particular section of the MedLine Plus website provides a number of high-quality resources dealing with the area of dental health. Dental practitioners, students in the field, and the general web-browsing public will want to look at the content guide on the left-hand side of the...

https://medlineplus.gov/dentalhealth.html