Health

Cite your sources: zbib.org
Databases
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 Science in Context
britannica
World Book

To access these databases outside of the APS network, go to http://arlington.mackinvia.com and follow the these steps:

MackinVia
  • Under school, begin typing your school name, then select from the drop-down list.
  • Type in your “One Login”

Websites

Diseases and Disorders – General

Mayo Clinic

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MedlinePlus – NIH US National Library of Medicine

TeensHealth


Diseases and Disorders – Specific

American Heart Association

American Lung Association

American Cancer Society

American Diabetes Association

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Mental Health America


Statistics

Data & Statistics – CDC
Health Statistics – MedlinePlus


Media

Sneaky Ways Media Targets Kids – Common Sense Media
Don’t Buy It. Advertising Tricks – PBS


Health Care and Safety Agencies

UNICEF

Arlington County Police Department

Arlington Department of Human Services

American Red Cross

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

 

Drugs

Drug Facts – NIDA for Teens

TeensHealth

Drug Facts – Above the Influence

Drug Fact Sheets – from the DEA


Nutrition and Fitness

Food and Fitness – TeensHealth

Nutrition and Fitness – Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

MyPlate – United States Department of Agriculture


Social  and Mental Health

TeensHealth

Mental Health America


Physical Health – Body Systems and Care

TeensHealth – hygiene and body basics (systems)

 

Safety

Staying Safe – TeensHealth – a variety of safety issues covered in one place

Ready.gov – Natural Disasters – Click on Navigation button for a list

Digital Literacy & Citizenship Student Workbook downloaded from iTunes