Health Care Links

Listed below are links to other health resources on the worldwide web which we have found to be useful and informative.

AIDS

  • 20 Years AIDS & Photography
    Since 1981, photography has played a critical role in shaping public perception of AIDS. As a testament to the diversity and power of the medium in the face of the crisis, two dozen photographers, curators and industry experts have been asked to assess the changing impact of photography on AIDS — and AIDS on photography - - over that 20-year span.
  • AIDS History
    NIH researchers recall the early years of AIDS

Alcohol and Drugs

General

  • American Medical Assocation Health Information
    Timely information on matters important to the health of America.
  • Healthfinder
    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Education, this is a great starting place for finding health related information. Provides links to useful websites on every health related topic you can imagine (including alternative medicine, international travel, mental health, etc.)
  • Immunization Action Coalition
    Promotes physician, community, and family awareness of, and responsibility for, appropriate immunization of all children and adults against all vaccine-preventable diseases
  • MayoClinic.com
    Tools for healthier lives

Help

Influenza

  • Is is a Cold or the Flu?
    From the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/National Institutes of Health
  • Centers for Disease Control
    Contains the most up to date information on influenza, including questions and answers, and information on prevention and control.

Men's Health

Mental Health

Nutrition

  • Herbmed
    Use this site to access a wide array of information about herbal medicines, their common uses and effects.
  • Something Fishy
    Resource for those with eating disorders

Prevention

  • http://www.campusblues.com/
    Resource dedicated to supporting the mental health and well being of individuals as they move through their personal transitions.

Sexual Assault

Sexuality

  • Go Ask Alice!
    Have a question about sexuality, relationships, emotional health? Go to "Go Ask Alice." Chances are it's been asked, and Alice has answered it. Get advice on everything from relationships to sex. And, if your question is not shown, you can email anonymously and it will be answered.
  • Planned Parenthood
    Gives information on all types of contraception including emergency contraceptives ("morning after pills" or ECPs) as well as how they work, and how they are administered.
  • Oral Sex Provides answers to questions and concerns you may have regarding oral sex, along with instructions on how to make it safe for you and your partner.

STDs

Skin

  • Skin Check
    This site provides excellent information about one of the most preventable forms of cancer-melanoma. Detailed instructions about how to perform your own skin check and helpful illustrations of what to look for makes this site very helpful.

Travel

  • Travelers' Health
    Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control, this site is a "must browse" if you are thinking about overseas travel. You can search by country or disease to determine what you need to be aware of when you go abroad (vaccines, disease outbreaks, and more)
  • World Health Organization
    Global focus on health

Women's Health

  • National Women's Health Resource Center
    Helping inform women about women's health topics
  • Women In the Know Ortho-McNeil women's health site
  • This is a video for women who want to learn more about an abnormal pap and colonoscopy. To refer women who have been told they need a colonoscopy and to calm their fears before the procedure. This video was made by the University of Arizona's Campus Health Service.