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Parenting Corner Q &A: HIV and AIDS - American Academy of Pediatrics

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The American Academy of Pediatrics offers answers for parents about HIV/AIDS. Intended for adults, this site may also provide basic information for high school students. ...more
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The American Academy of Pediatrics offers answers for parents about HIV/AIDS. Intended for adults, this site may also provide basic information for high school students.

tag(s): hiv/aids (18), sexuality (14)

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Offer this site as one of many sources for student research during your HIV/AIDS unit in health class. Challenge students to shift perspective and think about how they would tell a younger sibling or their own (future) child about HIV/AIDS.

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Bilingual Health Information

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The information on this site was originally developed for limited literacy Spanish and English speaking patients. It offers basic health, nutrition, and lifestyles information in a...more
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The information on this site was originally developed for limited literacy Spanish and English speaking patients. It offers basic health, nutrition, and lifestyles information in a context which may be suitable for either students or parents in certain specific settings. Lots of illustrations and minimal use of text help make these resources easy to use.

tag(s): nutrition (154)

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Web of Addictions Rolodex

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This is a collection of agencies and resources for those who need additional help or information regarding addictions and substance abuse. Some of the agencies listed also include specific...more
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This is a collection of agencies and resources for those who need additional help or information regarding addictions and substance abuse. Some of the agencies listed also include specific web resources. Lots of toll-free numbers here for folks who need help.

tag(s): addition (251), drugs and alcohol (19)

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Use this site during your drug unit or Red Ribbon Week as background information for students or student groups to make anti-drug photo posters using Captioner, reviewed here.

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Self-scoring Alcohol Checkup

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This site offers a self-scoring quiz about behaviors and alcohol consumption designed to help users determine whether they might have a problem with alcohol use or addiction. The site...more
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This site offers a self-scoring quiz about behaviors and alcohol consumption designed to help users determine whether they might have a problem with alcohol use or addiction. The site scores questions and returns an answer on a new web page.

tag(s): drugs and alcohol (19)

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Use this site during your drug unit or Red Ribbon Week as background information for students or student groups to make multimedia anti-drug presentations using Prezi, reviewed here.

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Signs of Inhalant Abuse

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A "what to look for" page from addictions.com, an interesting site for a variety of substance abuse issues. ...more
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A "what to look for" page from addictions.com, an interesting site for a variety of substance abuse issues.

tag(s): drugs and alcohol (19)

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Eating Disorders Collection

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This page from the Canadian Learning Network offers a collection of resources dealing with eating disorders in young people. The listings include both clinical background information...more
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This page from the Canadian Learning Network offers a collection of resources dealing with eating disorders in young people. The listings include both clinical background information and strategies for helping students who are experiencing one or more of these disorders.

tag(s): eating disorders (7)

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All About Eating Disorders

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This content is part of the larger Mental Health Net site. It offers detailed explanations of the origins, management, and treatment of eating disorders. The content is written at the...more
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This content is part of the larger Mental Health Net site. It offers detailed explanations of the origins, management, and treatment of eating disorders. The content is written at the professional level and is decidedly not for student use. This information could be useful for school guidance counselors, nurses, or teachers who suspect an eating disorder in one of their students. Note: the page opens up with an ad, but you can click to "skip this ad."

tag(s): eating disorders (7)

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Teenage Suicide

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This theme page presents information designed to help teachers recognize the behavior patterns that can indicate students who are having trouble coping and suggests strategies to offer...more
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This theme page presents information designed to help teachers recognize the behavior patterns that can indicate students who are having trouble coping and suggests strategies to offer assistance as appropriate. While professional assistance is imperative for these situations, this site can offer valuable assistance to those who may be seeing these behaviors for the first time.

tag(s): psychology (64)

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All About Suicide

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This site from Mental Health Net offers basic information on suicide in adults and young people, along with a long list of resources for help and guidance. Mental Health Net ...more
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This site from Mental Health Net offers basic information on suicide in adults and young people, along with a long list of resources for help and guidance. Mental Health Net also maintains an on-line listing of treatment centers.

tag(s): psychology (64)

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The most useful resource on this site would be the list of resources that offer help to someone suffering from suicidal thoughts. Share the resources with students during a health class on the interactive whiteboard or projector. While a student suffering from these thoughts won't jump up and thank you, having the information can only benefit them.

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Suicide Warning Signs - Mayo Clinic

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This article from the Mayo Clinic seeks to dispel a number of common misconceptions about the nature of suicidal persons, especially young people. It also provides specific strategies...more
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This article from the Mayo Clinic seeks to dispel a number of common misconceptions about the nature of suicidal persons, especially young people. It also provides specific strategies for recognizing and responding to warning signs of suicide.

tag(s): psychology (64)

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This article would be the most useful in high school, and would be appropriate for gathering general information about suicide and help lines. Use the site in a health class as a way to broach the topic with students, sharing the site on an interactive whiteboard or projector. Teachers can have students explore it on their own, afterward having a class discussion on ways to spot depression in friends and how to deal with it.

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Tobacco Free Kids Corner

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This site has lots of reasons to not start smoking, complete with endorsements from a variety of popular teen personalities. ...more
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This site has lots of reasons to not start smoking, complete with endorsements from a variety of popular teen personalities.

tag(s): drugs and alcohol (19), medicine (67)

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Sports and Nutrition - University of Illinois

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The University of Illinois developed this site to help high school athletes learn how to use nutrition to their competitive advantage. The site offers basic nutritional information...more
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The University of Illinois developed this site to help high school athletes learn how to use nutrition to their competitive advantage. The site offers basic nutritional information as well as guidelines for eating habits that will help athletes get the nutrition and energy they need for competition. Nicely presented, with easily accessible information.

tag(s): nutrition (154), sports (97)

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Smoking Education Resources from the CDC - Centers for Disease Control

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This site includes a nice set of resources for all grade levels, including the recently-released report on smoking and women. There are also specific resources for coaches, school health...more
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This site includes a nice set of resources for all grade levels, including the recently-released report on smoking and women. There are also specific resources for coaches, school health professionals, and others who work with young people. Some of these tools can be downloaded directly.

tag(s): drugs and alcohol (19)

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Resources for Specific Diseases - Minority Health Network

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This site offers background information and resources on asthma, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and infectious diseases. ...more
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This site offers background information and resources on asthma, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and infectious diseases.

tag(s): diseases (66)

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Resources for Prevention of Disease - Indiana University

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Indiana Prevention Resource Center at Indiana University. Includes excellent information on disease prevention relative to adolescents and young adults. Specific information on alcohol,...more
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Indiana Prevention Resource Center at Indiana University. Includes excellent information on disease prevention relative to adolescents and young adults. Specific information on alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs used by'?children and adolescents. A great tool for awareness. Award winning site.

tag(s): diseases (66)

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Use this site during your drug unit or Red Ribbon Week as background information for students or student groups to make antidrug "radio" ads using Podomatic, reviewed here.

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Physical Fitness and Health - A report from the Surgeon General - Centers for Disease Control

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This report from the Surgeon General provides guidelines for physical health and fitness for various age groups, and highlights the importance of regular exercise, proper diet, and...more
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This report from the Surgeon General provides guidelines for physical health and fitness for various age groups, and highlights the importance of regular exercise, proper diet, and healthy lifestyles. Good resource for health classes or helping students discover how fit they may (or may not) be.

tag(s): fitness (49)

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Nutrition.Gov - US Government

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This gateway site from the federal government aims to consolidate a wide range of consumer oriented nutrition information. The information could find various applications in health,...more
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This gateway site from the federal government aims to consolidate a wide range of consumer oriented nutrition information. The information could find various applications in health, consumer science, and nutrition classes.

tag(s): nutrition (154)

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Use this site as a resource for students doing research projects on personal wellness and healthy eating. The site provides a lot of information on alternative diets such as vegan or vegetarian, and specifics that would be utilized well for a research project. Make sure to save the site to your class web page to ensure students have access to the site both in and out of the classroom.

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Marijuana Facts for Teens - National Institutes of Health

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This is the web version of a National Institute for Drug Abuse publication by the same name. It contains factual information on marijuana and why not experimenting is the best ...more
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This is the web version of a National Institute for Drug Abuse publication by the same name. It contains factual information on marijuana and why not experimenting is the best strategy. Great site for teens to use in gathering accurate information on a topic replete with less-than-correct information.

tag(s): drugs and alcohol (19)

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Use this site during your drug unit or Red Ribbon Week as background information for students or student groups to make printable anti-drug posters using PicLits, reviewed here.

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Health Profiles by Country - Pan American Health Organization

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Includes data from dozens of countries regarding the state of sanitary conditions around the world. Profiles provide comprehensive information on specific health issues and resources...more
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Includes data from dozens of countries regarding the state of sanitary conditions around the world. Profiles provide comprehensive information on specific health issues and resources available in each country.

tag(s): medicine (67)

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Fact Sheets on Public Health - The American Public Health Association

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This site provides comprehensive fact sheets on current issues in public health. Includes legislative information and advocacy networks. Fact sheets can be used for background information...more
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This site provides comprehensive fact sheets on current issues in public health. Includes legislative information and advocacy networks. Fact sheets can be used for background information for student research.

tag(s): human body (121)

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