Subjects / Health & Nutrition
Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine Covers all aspects of the subject including therapies, conditions/diseases, herbs/plants, and people. Identifies numerous types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda and osteopathy.
Indian Medicinal Plants, 2007 Includes entries on numerous medicinal plants. Unfolds hidden virtues and potentials of Indian herbs for practitioners of herbal as well as modern medicine. Provides a ready information source for students of botany, economic botany, pharmacy, agricultural and medical sciences.
Natural Standard: Consumer Natural Standard was founded by healthcare providers and researchers to provide high-quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative medicine including dietary supplements and integrative therapies
Prescription for Natural Cures The all-in-one natural health resource your family can trust; a comprehensive reference of natural remedies for common ailments.
Diet and Exercise
Diet Information For Teens: Health Tips About Nutrition Fundamentals and Eating Plans Provides updated information for teenagers about healthy eating patterns and making smart dietary choices.
The Skinny Rules: The Simple, Nonnegotiable Principles for Getting to Thin Bob Harper is a world-renowned fitness trainer and star of the NBC reality series The Biggest Loser, which finished thirteenth season in 2012. With several bestselling fitness DVDs, his own line of supplements, an online fitness club, as well as the inspirational book Are You Ready
Diseases & Disorders
Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders Provides instructive details on more than 200 infectious diseases, mental disorders, and noninfectious diseases and disorders; covers risk factors, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
Unusual Diseases Explores some of the world's most unusual diseases and genetic disorders.
Drugs & Alcohol
Alcoholics Anonymous Describes the kind of people A.A.s are and what A.A.s have learned about alcoholism. For anyone who thinks he or she may have a problem with alcohol.
Narcotics Anonymous Narcotics Anonymous is a global, community-based organization with a multi-lingual and multicultural membership for people with an addiction to narcotics.
National Institute on Drug Abuse Resources for students on drug abuse.
Youth and Drugs Straight talk about drugs, starting at the beginning.
Food and Nutrition
Food: In Context Examines food in relationship to nutrition, world health issues, agriculture, environmental concerns, current events and political decision-making.
Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine & Health, 2012 Text offers thorough coverage of relevant topics and issues in historical and contemporary context, with information on lifestyle habits and practices and their impact on health.
Go Ask Alice! Columbia University's Health Q&A Service
Teen Growth It's all about health. Feeling depressed? Are you Too Fat (or Too Thin)? Got questions you just can't ask your parents? Start here.
Teens Health Mind, body, sex, food - keep it all healthy! Learn more!
Just for Girls
GirlsHealth Eat Right, Feel Fit, Stay Healthy! It's great to be a girl! Find out more about being the best YOU you can be!
Medicine and Doctors
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, 2011 Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.
Suicide Pro/Con Issues and Essential Questions
Teenagers, Suicidal Behavior Pro/Con Issues and Essential Questions
The Healthy Fridge Real life heathy eating - not just sprouts and tofu! Learn to keep your heart healthy, with yummy munchies!
Sports & Recreation
Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine Provides the most comprehensive and accessible information available on sports medicine.
It's MY life - Team Sports When you think of team sports, do you stop with baseball, soccer, basketball, and football? There's more to sports teams than these! Find a team sport where you'll SHINE!
Ringside: A History of Professional Wrestling in America Provides the first full-length history of professional wrestling in the United States
Sports Science Learn the science behind the sports!
Women in Golf: The Players, the History, and the Future of the Sport Reveals everything you want to know about women in golf, including not just the players but also the business of the sport and the controversies that continue to crop up.
Teen Health Issues
Teenage Pregnancy Pro/Con Issues and Essential Questions
Teenage Sexual Behavior Pro/Con Issues and Essential Questions
Teens and Cosmetic Surgery Pro/Con Issues and Essential Questions