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Sinusitus

This award-winning website from Dr. Wellington S. Tichenor “explores the symptoms and treatment of sinusitis, and other sinus diseases, as well as the interrelated problems of allergy and asthma.” Dr. Tichenor’s site contains information about the definition of sinusitis; a sinusitis treatment regimen; fungal sinusitis; surgery; sinusitis in children, and more. The site also includes a sinusitis...

http://www.sinuses.com/
National Health Information Center-Health Information Resource Database

The National Health Information Center (NHIC) was created by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 1979. A primary NHIC service is the Health Information Resource Database which "includes 1,400 organizations and government offices that provide health information upon request. Entries include contact information, short...

https://health.gov/our-work/health-literacy/resources/nation...
Medical College of Wisconsin: Consumer Health Information

Healthlink is a free, noncommercial health information service from the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). One quite useful section of the website allows visitors to locate health-related articles by topic. Titled Browse By Topic, this alphabetized section offers a wide variety of categories to choose from such as Arthritis, Endocrine System, Preventative Medicine, and Women's Health, to name...

https://mcw.libguides.com/consumer-health
Bulletin of the World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is well-regarded for its numerous public health studies that span the globe and its extensive publication series, which includes working papers, reports, factsheets, and its _Bulletin of the World Health Organization_(BLT). From this webpage, visitors can peruse the current issue of the Bulletin, or browse the complete run of the Bulletin all the way back to the...

https://www.who.int/publications/journals/bulletin/
Mayo Clinic: Fitness Center

The Mayo Clinic offers a wide range of outreach services for the general public, including websites providing basic information about cancer, smoking cessation techniques, and others. Their online Fitness Center website will be a real boon to anyone who is looking to pick up some basic fitness awareness, learn about strength training, or read up on sports nutrition. First-time visitors can start...

https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/fitness/basics/...
American Heart Association: Healthy Living

The American Health Association doesn't have a monopoly on suggestions for leading a healthy lifestyle, but they certainly have some of the most authoritative information on exercise tips, weight management, and diet. On the "Healthy Living" site, visitors can learn about nutrition, physical activity, weight and stress management and more. There's also a section on helping kids become healthier....

https://www.heart.org/en/
Healthfinder.gov (Last reviewed in the Scout Report on April 18, 1997)

The Healthfinder website was established as part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and is maintained by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. On the homepage, visitors will find a MyHealthFinder tool, which allows users to find health advice for a friend or a family member just by typing in their age and sex. The homepage also features the Health A-Z section,...

https://health.gov/myhealthfinder
Reproductive Physiology Animations

These illustrative animations were crafted by staff members at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and can be used by any number of medical professionals and students in the allied health sciences. On the homepage, visitors can get acquainted with the materials by looking through the Recent Submissions area. Here they can find animations that include a brief listing of goals,...

https://drc.libraries.uc.edu/handle/2374.UC/6
Better Data, Better Health

As of late, there has been extended discussion about the ways in which better data can improve public health problems such as obesity, rising health care costs, and other areas of concern. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is intimately concerned with the possible applications of "big data", and this site offers some fine commentary and reporting on this situation. A good place to start is the...

https://www.rwjf.org/en/library/collections/better-data-for-...
MedlinePlus: Videos and Cool Tools

MedlinePlus has a wide palette of interesting resources, and this corner of their prodigious website is well worth a close look. First-time visitors can start with the resources profiled on the website which include interactive videos on fighting colon cancer and how to screen for depression. Furthermore, the Calculators & Quizzes area includes an alcohol calorie calculator along with a "Can You...

https://medlineplus.gov/videosandcooltools.html
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