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Health & Wellness Resource Center  http://0-infotrac.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/itweb/lvccld_main?db=HWRC&id=52et2001TGG


Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine & Health, 2012  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781412994149&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
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!  http://www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/
Columbia University's Health Q&A Service

Teen Health  http://teenshealth.org/teen/
Information about health, growth and emtions for teens.

Sports & Recreation

Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781412961165&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Provides the most comprehensive and accessible information available on sports medicine.

It's MY life - Team Sports  http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/body/teamsports/
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  http://0-ebooks.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/reader.aspx?isbn=9780313026782
Provides the first full-length history of professional wrestling in the United States

Drugs & Alcohol

Alcoholics Anonymous  http://www.aa.org/?Media=PlayFlash
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  http://www.na.org/
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  http://www.nida.nih.gov/students.html
Resources for students on drug abuse.

Diseases & Disorders

Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|4QAB&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
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  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5SCW&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Explores some of the world's most unusual diseases and genetic disorders.

Medicine and Doctors

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, 2011  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781414486918&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=bob&p=GVRL.MRCG&sw=w
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.


The Healthy Fridge  http://www.healthyfridge.org/
Real life heathy eating - not just sprouts and tofu! Learn to keep your heart healthy, with yummy munchies!

Just for Girls

GirlsHealth  http://www.girlshealth.gov/
Eat Right, Feel Fit, Stay Healthy! It's great to be a girl! Find out more about being the best YOU you can be!

Alternative Medicine

Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|2AEZ&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=aboutBook&p=GVRL&sw=w
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  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780387706382&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL.MRCG&sw=w
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  http://0-lvccld.naturalstandard.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/
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

Diet and Exercise

Diet Information For Teens: Health Tips About Nutrition Fundamentals and Eating Plans  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|4715&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=aboutBook&p=GVRL&sw=w
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  http://ebooks.lvccld.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=B8E9CB42-92E5-4869-A23B-073951BB62A2
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

Mental Health

Suicide  http://0-sks.sirs.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/cgi-bin/hst-sub-display?id=SNV0092-0-60&res=Y&ren=Y&gov=Y&lnk=Y&keyno=0000025361&leadiss=Y&auth_checked=Y
Pro/Con Issues and Essential Questions

Teenagers, Suicidal Behavior  http://0-sks.sirs.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/cgi-bin/hst-sub-display?id=SNV0092-0-60&res=Y&ren=Y&gov=Y&lnk=Y&keyno=0000025905&leadiss=Y&auth_checked=Y
Pro/Con Issues and Essential Questions

Teen Health Issues

Teenage Pregnancy  http://0-sks.sirs.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/cgi-bin/hst-sub-display?id=SNV0092-0-60&res=Y&ren=Y&gov=Y&lnk=Y&keyno=0000025883&leadiss=Y&auth_checked=Y
Pro/Con Issues and Essential Questions

Teenage Sexual Behavior  http://0-sks.sirs.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/cgi-bin/hst-sub-display?id=SNV0092-0-60&res=Y&ren=Y&gov=Y&lnk=Y&keyno=0000025904&leadiss=Y&auth_checked=Y
Pro/Con Issues and Essential Questions

Teens and Cosmetic Surgery  http://0-sks.sirs.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/cgi-bin/hst-sub-display?id=SNV0092-0-60&res=Y&ren=Y&gov=Y&lnk=Y&keyno=0000056967&leadiss=Y&auth_checked=Y
Pro/Con Issues and Essential Questions

Food and Nutrition

Food: In Context  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781414486550&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Examines food in relationship to nutrition, world health issues, agriculture, environmental concerns, current events and political decision-making.

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