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Health Information Sites

WebMD - a searchable knowledge base of information about health and medical issues

The Story of Stuff Project - series of videos regarding environmental, social and community issues. Recommended by Ana Pacheco from Brockton.

Medscape Patient Information - Medical information provided by Medscape for patient use.

Real Age Calculator - Our lifestyle choices, health factors, habits and genetic inheritance can help determine the length of our life. This fun survey, while in no way a reliable predictor of all that will happen during our lives, will help stimulate a healthy discussion of these various risk factors. Insurance companies use similar data to calculate the premium they charge.

GCF Learn Free - Money Basics - this is the financial management section of a site sponsored by the Goodwill Community Foundation. It offers free online classes in Microsoft Office Suite products and tutorials in the many useful aspects of technology. There are also a limited numbers tutorials in mathematics, reading, work and career skills, and lifeskills. NEW Oct 2015 - Brockton

GCF Learn Free - Health and Safety - this is the financial managements section of a site sponsored by the Goodwill Community Foundation. It offers free online classes in Microsoft Office Suite products and tutorials in the many useful aspects of technology. There are also a limited numbers tutorials in mathematics, reading, work and career skills, and lifeskills. NEW Oct 2015 - Brockton

eHow (Health) - How To do Just About Everything. This site has step by step
instructions on how to do a wide range of activities. The Health category includes over 30,000 topics divided into 12 subcategories such as Family Health, Dental Health, Mental Health, Diet & Nutrition, Conditions & Treatments, Public Health & Safety, and Surgeries & Operations.

Disney's Family Parenting - a web page devoted to parenting issues.

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