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Health and Wellness

Watermelon! http://fit.webmd.com/kids/food/article/watermelon
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.
http://www.cdc.gov/

Health Finder
Resource for health information in English and Spanish, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
http://healthfinder.gov/

Health Web
Links to sites evaluated by medical librarians on health topics.
http://www.health-web.org/

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.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/

Medline Plus
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.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

Web MD
Up-to-date information to help you manage your health
http://www.webmd.com/

Helia
Site is searchable by keyword and results can be filtered by gender, age group, ethnic group and reading level
http://www.healia.com/

American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/

Drug Watch
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.
http://www.drugwatch.com/

American Heart Association
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/

 

Nutrition and Diet

My Pyramid
Interactive tool to get a healthy eating plan
http://www.mypyramid.gov/

Get Body Smart
Interactive flash animation on human anatomy and physiology
http://www.getbodysmart.com/index.htm

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.
http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/

Food and Nutrition Information
Topics from A to Z along with dietary guidelines provided by the USDA
http://fnic.nal.usda.gov/

Nutrition Source
Harvard School of Public Health provides information on healthy eating, staying active, and nutrition in the news
http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/

Teach Nutrition
The National Dairy Council provides teachers with classroom activities for teaching young children good eating habits
http://www.nutritionexplorations.org/educators/teach-nutrition.asp

Family Medicine

Everyday Health
http://www.everydayhealth.com/

Family Doctor
From the American Academy of Family Physicians.
http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home.html

Mental Health

Internet Mental Health
Resources in all areas of emotional and mental health
http://www.mentalhealth.com/

Brainweb and Brain Information
Current information on brain function, diseases, and articles including additiction, sleep and learning
http://www.dana.org/resources/brainweb/default.aspx

Adolescent Health

Teens Health
Excellent site for families
http://kidshealth.org/teen/

Adolescent Directory
Physical and psychological issues facing teens
http://education.indiana.edu/aboutus/AdolescenceDirectoryonLineADOL/tabid/4785/Default.aspx

Alternative Medicine

Herb Research Foundation
http://www.herbs.org/herbnews/

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Government agency dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative healing practices
http://nccam.nih.gov/

Medical Journals

U.S. National Library of Medicine
Resources related to the biomedical and health sciences.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/

Medscape
Current news from medical journals
http://www.medscape.com/

Miscellaneous

Quack Watch
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.
http://www.quackwatch.com/

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.
http://www.exploratorium.edu/cooking/

Program for the Study of Media and Health
Covers the relationship between entertainment media and health, with a special focus on children and media
http://www.kff.org/about/entmediastudies.cfm

Student Resources

Check out the following links below which contained student resources such as scholarship information as well as college ACT test prep material.

Quick Links

College Board
ACT 
College Source 
Colleges with LD Support 
Get College Funding Presentation 
NAVIGATE
Scholarships 4 Students
SAT to ACT Equivalent Scores Chart

Test Preparations

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

https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/act-resource-guide/

SAT Prep Guide

https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/sat-prep-guide/

Scholarship Information

Education Corner
FastWeb 
College Scholarships 
Sallie Mae 
Merit Aid 
Scholarships 
Peterson’s Scholarship Search 
Specific Major Scholarships 
Unusual Scholarships 
College Board Scholarship Search 
Hispanic and Latino Scholarships 
United Negro College Fund 
Muslim Scholarships 

Zinch

Helpful Hints about Scholarships

Avoiding Scams 
NAVIGATE
Education Corner

Local Scholarships

College Scholarships 
Minnesota American Legion 
Minnesota Academic Excellence 
Minnesota Scholarships 
Minnesota Private College Scholarships 
Page Education Foundation 

Scholarships and Financial Aid for Women

https://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/financial-aid-for-women/

 

Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities

https://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/financial-aid-for-students-with-disabilities/

 

Fire and Forestry Scholarships and Financial Aid

https://www.firescience.org/fire-and-forestry-scholarships/

Colleges & Careers in Minnesota

Minnesota’s Best Vocational Schools

https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/vocational-trade-school/minnesota/

 

Top Medical Assisting Colleges in Minnesota

https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/medical-and-health/medical-assistant/minnesota/

 

Criminal Justice Careers

https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/criminal-justice-degree/careers/

 

Criminal Justice Programs in Minnesota

https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/criminal-justice-degree/minnesota/

 

Fire Science Degree Programs in Minnesota

https://www.firescience.org/fire-science-degrees-and-programs/minnesota/

 

Minnesota Psychology Schools

http://www.learnpsychology.org/psychology/degree-programs/schools-in-minnesota/

 

Teaching Degrees in Minnesota

https://www.teachtomorrow.org/minnesota/

Financial Aid

FAFSA on the web 
Common Myths 
About FAFSA 
Financial Aid PowerPoint by Monmouth College 
Financial Aid Easy Planner 
Financial Aid for Private College – CSS Profile 
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators 

Student Guide to Budgeting

Testing

ACT 
SAT 

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