WebMD is a comprehensive health web site. Interactive tools include slide shows, calculators and quizzes. Featured sections include Medical Information, Health & Wellness and Latest News Headlines. You can sign up to receive email newsletters on many topics and the search function allows you to find what you need quickly.
This web site provides credible information from sources such as Harvard Medical School and the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Features include interactive tools such as "Symptom Scout" and "Your Body, By the Numbers." Take health quizzes on many topics, including chocolate, caffeine, sleep and exercise. You can email questions to experts, visit chat rooms and sign up to receive health emails.
This web site is a service of the National Library of Medicine, which is part of the National Institutes of Health. It provides health information by population groups, so you can go to sections on African American health, Asian American health, Native American health, Latino health, Men's health and Women's health among others. Other features include information on conditions, diseases and wellness, and a medical encyclopedia.
ULifeline is an online resource center where students can find information about mental health, learn the signs and symptoms of emotional problems, take the mental health assessment Self E-valuator, and link to services on campus.
If you like webcasts, this is the site for you. Healthology is a producer of streaming health content, offering daily health webcasts on a variety of health issues. Webcast topics include men's health, ADD/ADHD, nutrition, general health and women's health. Transcripts and news articles are also available.
The Black Collegian Online
The Black Collegian Online is a career site for students of color. The Health Tips and Information section contains news stories on the latest research studies related to African American health as well as important health information.
Black Women's Health Imperative
This extensive site includes sections on Black Health News, Hot Topics and a Health Center with information on nutrition, self-care and alternative remedies. If you register as a member, you can use interactive tools such as Assess My Stress, A Guide to Optimal Fitness and Eating Right.
Part of the US Department of Health and Human Services, this site has an extensive list of health topics to search, plus information on minority health and violence against women. Health articles are featured every month in English and Spanish.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
NCCAM is part of the National Institutes of Health and is dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative health practices in the context of rigorous science. The A-Z index allows you to search for a particular treatment or therapy. Topic areas include acupuncture, vitamin supplements and ayurvedic medicine.
For clinical information and the latest medical research, Medscape is an extensive resource. There are 27 specialty home pages, including Oncology, Mental Health, HIV/AIDS, Allergy and Clinical Immunology, and Women's Health. You can register to receive email newsletters in any of these topic areas. International pages have medical information in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese and Swedish.
National Institute of Mental Health
The Health Topics section offers information about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of mental illnesses. Brochures, information sheets, statistics and information in Spanish are included.