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Directory: General Health & Safety Resources

by Judith Gill
Health Tools
Lifestyle Assessments & Calculators
Personal Assessments www.weightwatchers.ca/health/asm/index.aspx
Lifestyle Quizzes - numerous www.weightwatchers.ca/util/qzs/index.aspx?tabnum=4
Calculate Your Life Expectancy www.livingto100.com/quiz.htm
Cost of Smoking Calculator www.heartcenteronline.com/myheartdr/health_
interactive/calc_cos.cfm
Interactive Body Map - health facts & articles for 8 body systems www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/health/primer/body_060603.htm

 

e-Cards
Fitness E-cards www.vitasvibe.com/cards.shtml
Health E-cards www.lifeclinic.com/greetingcards/gcpick.asp
Walking E-cards walking.about.com/library/walk/blcardweight.htm
Progress Charts, Diaries & Logs
Health Logs
Health Tracker (must login) www.heartcenteronline.com/myheartdr/health_
interactive/health_interactive.cfm?curpage=tools#
Many logs & tools (must login) healthplanner.chatelaine.com/tools/index.htm
Free Newsletters
Health, Lifestyle & Medical
Mayo Clinic includes fitness, nutrition, lifestyle, health weight loss & medical information excellent & very reputable www.mayoclinic.com/
newsletter/index.cfm
Harvard Medical School Consumer Health same kind of info as Mayo Clinic excellent & very reputable www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH/
WSIHW000/24479/7046.html
WebMD many different newsletters available focused on different topics very reputable pref.health.webmd.com/webmd
/WebMDSelection_MiniForm.asp
Health & Lifestyle E-zines www.zinester.com/mpb/catalog.
cgi?ids=5
Healthy World healthy.net/newsletter/
subscribe.asp
Health Resource Newsletter www.thehealthresource
.com/newsletter.html
Consumer Health Information
Consumer WebWatch reputable health information online www.consumerwebwatch.org/
news/newsletter.htm
Evaluating Health Information
Canadian Health Network: Using Health Information on the Internet - 2 reports www.canadian-health-
network.ca/servlet/http
Server?cid=1042668266
218&pagename=CHNRCS/
Page/ShellStatichttp
PageTemplate&c=Page
&lang=En
Consumer WebWatch Research: A Report on the Evaluation of Criteria Sets for Assessing Health Websites (HTML format) www.consumerweb
watch.org/news/health
/index.html
Consumer WebWatch Research: A Report on the Evaluation of Criteria Sets for Assessing Health Websites (PDF format) www.consumerwebwatch.
org/news/health/goldsch
midt_report.pdf
Consumer WebWatch Research: Discussions of Health Web Sites in Medical and Popular Media www.consumerwebwatch.
org/news/health/Turow_
Report.pdf
Consumer WebWatch Research: Health Web Site Information Practices: A Closer Look www.consumerwebwatch.
org/news/articles/advice_
health.htm
Consumer WebWatch Research: Transcripts from "Building Trust on the Web" www.consumerwebwatch.
org/summit2003/transcript
_health.htm

Health On The Net Foundation

www.hon.ch/HONcode
/HONcode_check.html

Health-Related Website Evaluation Form

www.sph.emory.edu/WELL
NESS/instrument.html
Internet Healthcare Coalition: Tips for Healthy Surfing Online: Finding Quality Health Information on the Internet cis.nci.nih.gov/fact/
2_10.htm
McGill University: Selected Consumer Health Resources www.health.library.mcgill.
ca/resource/consumer.htm
McMaster University: Searching for Health Care Information www-hsl.mcmaster.ca/
tomflem/search.html
National Cancer Institute: How to Evaluate Health Information on the Internet: Questions and Answers cis.nci.nih.gov/fact/
2_10.htm
National Network of Libraries of Medicine: Looking for Medical or Health Information nnlm.gov/pnr/looking.html
Pew Internet & American Life Project: Internet Health Resources www.pewinternet.org/pdfs/
PIP_Health_Report_July_
2003.pdf

University of Michigan Library Health Links

www.lib.umich.edu/
megasite/toc.html
Health & Medical Organizations & Journals

American

American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org

American College of Physicians

www.acponline.org
Harvard Medical School www.intelihealth.com/
IH/ihtIH/WSIHW000/23741
/23741.html

American Heart Association

www.americanheart.org

HealthLinks.Net

www.healthlinks.net

HealthWeb

healthweb.org

Journal of the American Medical Association

jama.ama-assn.org

Mayo Clinic

www.mayoclinic.com
/findinformation/
healthylivingcenter

Martindale's Health Science Guide

www.martindalecenter
.com/HSGuide.html

National Cancer Institute

www.cancer.gov/cancerinfo/

New England Journal of Medicine

www.nejm.org/_scripts
/404.asp?404;www.nejm
.org/http/index.asp

US Center for Disease Control & Prevention

www.cdc.gov

US Department of Health & Human Services

www.hhs.gov

US Food & Drug Administration

www.fda.gov

US National Health Information Center - Huge health database

www.health.gov/nhic

US National Institutes of Health

www.nih.gov

US Office of Disease Prevention & Health Promotion

www.odphp.osophs.dhhs.gov

Canadian

Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment

www.ccohta.ca

Canadian Health Network

www.canadian-health-
network.ca

Canadian Health Research Networks (health policy)

www.cprn.org

Canadian Medical Association

www.cma.ca

Canadian Task Force on Preventative Health Care

www.ctfphc.org

College of Family Physicians of Canada

www.cfpc.ca

Health Canada

www.hc-sc.gc.ca

International

British Medical Association

www.bma.org.uk

World Health Organization

www.who.int/home-page

Commercial

Consumer Report Online

www.consumerreports.
org/main/home.jsp

Medbroadcast.com - Medical videos & information

www.medbroadcast.com

Medscape

www.medscape.com

Quackwatch

www.quackwatch.com
WebMD www.webmd.com
Safety, Injuries & Treatment Organizations & Journals

American

American College of Sports Medicine

www.acsm.org

Gatorade Sports Science Institute

www.gssiweb.com

National Athletic Trainers' Association

www.nata.org/main.htm

Physician & Sports Medicine Journal

www.physsportsmed.
com/journal.htm

Virtual Sports Injury Clinic

www.sportsinjuryclinic.net

Canadian

Canada Safety Council

www.safety-council.org

Canadian Athletic Therapists Association

www.athletictherapy.org

Canadian Red Cross

www.redcross.ca

St. John Ambulance

www.sja.ca

Commercial

Runner's World

www.runnersworld.com/
home/0,,s6-0-0-0-0,00.html

Running Network

www.runningnetwork.com

Ultimate Handbook

www.ultimatehandbook.com

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