Livingston Lord Library
Curriculum Materials Center

Health

  • Center for Young Women's HealthOffers carefully researched health informatin for young women, from the Children's Hospital, Boston.  (http://youngwomenshealth.org)

  • Girls HealthFor girls ages 10-16, covering a wide range of health topics, including bullying, drugs, alcohol, smoking, personal safety, and more. Also includes sections for educators and parents.  (http://girlshealth.gov)

  • Go Ask Alice!Based on e-mail questions, this site provides an archive of questions and answers on such health topics as relationships, sexuality, emotional health, and fitness and nutrition. Created by the Health Education Program at Columbia University. (http://goaskalice.columbia.edu/)

  • Guided Tour of the Visible Human—Uses animation to take you on a complete tour through the human body.  A project of the National Library of Medicine.  (http://www.madsci.org/~lynn/VH/)

  • Hillendale Health & Physical EducationIncludes information for kids on many health subjects, including a webquest on the five senses. Test your knowledge with practice quizzes.  (http://hes.ucfsd.org/gclaypo/health_index.html)

 

  • Info for Teens—Contains information and news about teen sexuality, sexual health, and relationships. Sponsored by Planned Parenthood. (http://www.plannedparenthood.org/info-for-teens/)

  • Kids Health—Contains all kinds of health-related information for children, teens, and their parents.  Includes definitions, articles, and special features.   (http://www.kidshealth.org)

  • National Center for Health Statistics—Provide statistical information related to the health of the American people. (http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/)

  • National Institute on Drug Abuse—This U.S. government site provides extensive information about drug abuse with special information targeted for students, parents, and teachers.  (http://www.drugabuse.gov)

  • Substance Use in MinnesotaProvides data on 70 indicators relating to the consumption and consequences of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs in Minnesota.  (http://www.sumn.org)