Health and Wellness
Health and Nutrition for Kids http://www.culinaryschools.org/cooking-school-types/kids/health-and-nutrition.php
Cancer Center http://kidshealth.org/parent/_cancer_center/cancer_center.html#cat20659
General Health Information
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Current information on public health news, including requirements for immunizations and health warnings for travelers.
Resource for health information in English and Spanish, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Links to sites evaluated by medical librarians on health topics.
The Mayo Clinic
Health information on all areas of health and medicine, with inks to information on interactions of different drugs and of drugs and alternative therapies.
Has links to valuable and accurate information on hundreds of health conditions and issues. Also includes a medical dictionary, an encyclopedia and links to physician directories.
Up-to-date information to help you manage your health
Site is searchable by keyword and results can be filtered by gender, age group, ethnic group and reading level
American Cancer Society
Includes up-to-date information about prescription and over-the-counter medications and includes details about associated side effects to aid in the protection of patients and consumers.
American Heart Association
Nutrition and Diet
Interactive tool to get a healthy eating plan
Get Body Smart
Interactive flash animation on human anatomy and physiology
U.S. Department of Agriculture: Center for Nutrition
Dietary Guidelines and the Interactive Healthy Eating Index (IHEI), an online dietary assessment tool that includes nutrition messages.
Food and Nutrition Information
Topics from A to Z along with dietary guidelines provided by the USDA
Harvard School of Public Health provides information on healthy eating, staying active, and nutrition in the news
The National Dairy Council provides teachers with classroom activities for teaching young children good eating habits
From the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Internet Mental Health
Resources in all areas of emotional and mental health
Brainweb and Brain Information
Current information on brain function, diseases, and articles including additiction, sleep and learning
Excellent site for families
Physical and psychological issues facing teens
Herb Research Foundation
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Government agency dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative healing practices
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Resources related to the biomedical and health sciences.
Current news from medical journals
Site maintained by Dr. Steven Barrett debunking medical quackery and giving a place to check on things you hear and aren’t sure are true.
Science of Cooking
A detailed look at the history of foods and food preparation. Questions and answers to common questions about foods such as why garlic can turn purple.
Program for the Study of Media and Health
Covers the relationship between entertainment media and health, with a special focus on children and media
Check out the following links below which contained student resources such as scholarship information as well as college ACT test prep material.
DOME SAT Review – http://domesatreview.com – A catalog of over 100 math, reading, and writing study guides, 5000 SAT vocabulary flash cards, and SAT practice tests
College Board – http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/prep.html – Free-response questions as well as foreign language, Math, Science, History and Social Science test questions.
Spark Notes – http://www.sparknotes.com/testprep/ap/ – Quick reviews, diagnostic and practice tests as well as study tools.
Quizlet – http://quizlet.com/subject/ap-test-prep/ – This site has online flashcards in nearly every subject.
FunnelBrain – http://www.funnelbrain.com/ – AP flashcards, study teams, games, and quizzes.
ACT Prep Guide
SAT Prep Guide
Peterson’s Scholarship Search
Specific Major Scholarships
College Board Scholarship Search
Hispanic and Latino Scholarships
United Negro College Fund
Helpful Hints about Scholarships
Scholarships and Financial Aid for Women
Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities
Fire and Forestry Scholarships and Financial Aid
Colleges & Careers in Minnesota
Minnesota’s Best Vocational Schools
Top Medical Assisting Colleges in Minnesota
Criminal Justice Careers
Criminal Justice Programs in Minnesota
Fire Science Degree Programs in Minnesota
Minnesota Psychology Schools
Teaching Degrees in Minnesota
FAFSA on the web
Financial Aid PowerPoint by Monmouth College
Financial Aid Easy Planner
Financial Aid for Private College – CSS Profile
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators