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AbstinenceDefinition of abstinence - www.iwannaknow.org/teens/glossary_a_d.html#abstinence
AcneNational Institutes of Health - Questions and Answers about Acne
Advance directivesMedlinePlus - Advance Directives
AIDS

CDC National Prevention Information Network - HIV

CDC:
• Act Against AIDS
HIV Factsheets

MedlinePlus - AIDS

National Institutes of Health - HIV/AIDS (comprehensive site)

Avert.org - Averting HIV and AIDS

WorldAIDSday.org

familydoctor.org - HIV & AIDS: How to Reduce Your Risk

(See also STD and HIV)

Air pollution (quality)MedlinePlus - Air Pollution
Alcohol & other drugs

K-State Counseling Services:
• e-CHUG - Online Alcohol Use Self-Screening
• Alcohol & Other Drug Education
• Decisions, Decisions, Decisions
• Project Wellness

K-State SafeRide - (785.539.0480) 11:00 pm to 3:00 am, Thursday through Saturday

MedlinePlus:
• Drugs and Young People
• Underage Drinking
• Alcoholism

National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence

National Inhalant Prevention Coalition

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism -
• College Students
• Alcohol Poisoning
• FAQs on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
• Snapshot of Annual High-Risk College Drinking Consequences
• Student Perspective on College Drinking
• Rethinking Drinking

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Kansas Department of Health and Environment - Meth Labs

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

(see additional alcohol and drug links)

Allergies

MedlinePlus - Allergy

American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology

NIH - National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:
• Allergic Diseases

www.allergycontrol.com

K-State Dining Services - Nutrition & Allergy Information

(See also asthma)

Alternative medicine

National Institutes of Health -
National Center For Complementary and Alternative Medicine

• Introduction to Probiotics

Mayo Clinic - Complementary & Alternative Medicine: what is it?

(See also athletic supplements, herbal supplements)

Anorexia nervosa(See eating disorders)
AntibioticsNational Institutes of Health - Antimicrobial Resistance
Asthma

Lafene Health Center - Asthma Action Plan (pdf)

National Jewish Medical and Research Center - Asthma
• What Makes Asthma Worse?
• Peak Flow Meter
• Peak Flow Zone Chart
• Devices for Inhaled Medications
• Inhaled Medication With a Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI)
• The HFA Propellant
• Inhaled Medication With a Metered-Dose Inhaler (MDI) and Spacer
• Inhaled Medication With a Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI)
• Using a Nebulizer with Asthma Medication

National Institutes of Health — National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute:
• Lung Diseases Information
• Asthma Action Plan
• My Asthma Wallet Card

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Asthma

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
• Tips to Remember: Outdoor allergens
• Tips to Remember: Asthma triggers and management
• Diseases 101 – Adult Asthma
• Allergy & Asthma Medication Guide: Inhaled Corticosteroids
• Allergy & Asthma Medication Guide: Asthma Medications

familydoctor.org - Asthma
• Asthma Action Plan

Texas Tech University - Asthma Guidelines

(See also allergies)

Athletic supplements

NIH - Office of Dietary Supplements

NCCAM - National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition (dietetic practice group)

(See sports nutrition and nutrition)

Attention Deficit Disorder

Local Screeners for ADD/ADHD

http://www.add.org/

 

Avian (bird) flu

(See influenza)

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Back pain

MedlinePlus - Back Pain

WebMD - Back Pain Health Center

www.healthmonitor.com - Search "Back Health"

Bacterial vaginosis(See vaginitis)
Bioterrorism(See terrorism)
Bird flu(See avian flu)
Birth control(See contraceptives)
Blood donationAmerican Red Cross
Blood pressureNational Institutes of Health - Your Guide to Lowering High Blood Pressure
Body image

Lafene Health Center - Nutrition Counseling

Body Positive

(See also eating disorders and bulletin boards)

Body temperature

WebMD - Body temperature

(See also fever)

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)

(See mad cow disease)

Breast self exam (BSE)

Lafene Women's Clinic - BSE

American Cancer Society -
• Overview of Breast Cancer
• How to Perform a Breast Self-Exam

National Cancer Institute - Breast Cancer

Susan G. Komen for the Cure - Breast Health Resources

Bronchitis

MedlinePlus - Acute Bronchitis

American Academy of Family Physicians:
• Acute bronchitis
• Chronic Bronchitis

Bulimia

(See eating disorders)

Bulletin board kits

Lafene Health Center - Bulletin Boards
• Lafene Health Center services (zipped file)
• Body Image (zipped file)
• Drinking Your Way to the Freshman 15? (zipped file)
• Fad Diets or Bad Diets? (zipped file)
• Good Health tips (zipped file)
• Portion Distortion (zipped file)
• Sexually Transmitted Diseases (zipped file)
• Safer Spring Break (zipped file)
• Stress Management/Test Anxiety (zipped file)

Burns

American Academy of Family Physicians:
First Aid: Burns
• Burns: Preventing Burns in Your Home

National Ag Safety Database - Hot Water Burns

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Cancer

American Cancer Society

National Institutes of Health - National Cancer Institute:
• Understanding the Immune System (comprehensive site)

MedlinePlus - Cancer

Mayo Clinic - Cancer

Siteman Cancer Center - Your Disease Risk

(See also skin cancer)

Celiac disease

Celiac resources - K-State/Manhattan area [pdf]

NIH - National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Celiac Sprue Association
Celiac Sprue/Gluten-Free Diet Hotline: 913-236-9454

The Intestinal Health Institute

Celiac.com

Chanchroid

American Sexual Health Association - Chancroid

CDC - Diseases Characterized by Genital, Anal, or Perianal Ulcers - Chancroid

(See also STD)

Chicken pox

CDC - Varicella (Chickenpox)

MedlinePlus - Chickenpox

(See also shingles)

Chlamydia

American Sexual Health Association - Chlamydia

(See also STD)

Cholesterol

National Institutes of Health - High Blood Cholesterol: What You Need To Know

Lafene Health Center - Nutrition Counseling

American Heart Association - About Cholesterol

Cold sores

MedlinePlus - Cold sores

Common cold

CDC: Preventing the Flu - Cover Your Cough

Cough Safe - Why Don't We Do It In Our Sleeves? video

National Institutes of Health -
National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Disease

• Is it the Cold or the Flu? (pdf)
• The Common Cold
• Is it the Cold or an Allergy? (pdf)

www.commoncold.org

MedlinePlus - Cold and Cough Medicines

Condoms

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
• Condoms and STD's
 Condoms: Barriers to Bad News

American Sexual Health Association - All About Condoms

CDC - Condoms and STDs

Go Ask Alice - Common reasons for condom failure

Conjunctivities(See pinkeye)
Contraceptives

Lafene Health Center - Contraceptive Options

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals - Choosing a Birth Control Method

CDC - Unintended Pregnancy Prevention: Contraception

Planned Parenthood

www.smartersex.org - Ins and Outs of Contraception

(See also emergency contraception and additional contraception links)
Coronavirus

CDC - Coronavirus (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome - MERS)

MedlinePlus - Coronavirus

Counseling Services(See mental health)
CPR
(cardiopulmonary resuscitation)

Lafene Health Center - CPR & First Aid

American Heart Association -
• CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
• AED Resources (Automatic External Defibrillator)

Crab lice (pediculosis pubis)

American Sexual Health Association - Crabs

(See also STD)

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Date rape/violence

Centers For Disease Control and Prevention:
• Sexual Violence
• Intimate Partner Violence

K-State Counseling Services - Date Rape Drugs & Alcohol

(See also sexual assault)

Dehydration

American Academy of Family Physicians - The Dangers of Dehydration

Dental healthCenters For Disease Control and Prevention - Oral Health
Depo provera

FDA black box warning added, Nov. 2004

depo-subQ provera 104

(See contraceptives)

Depression

National Institutes of Mental Health - Depression

K-State Counseling Services - The Blues and Depression

(See also mental health and additional depression links)
Diabetes

CDC - Diabetes Public Health Resource

US Food and Drug Administration - Diabetes Information

MedlinePlus:
• Diabetes
• Diabetes Medicines

National Institutes of Health - National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - (NIDDK)
• Diabetes

American Diabetes Association - Air Travel and Diabetes

National Kidney Foundation - Emergency Meal Planning for Diabetics

Diarrhea

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - Diarrhea

American Academy of Family Physicians - Traveler's Diarrhea

CDC - Chronic Diarrhea

Diets/dieting

Lafene Health Center - Nutrition Counseling

MedlinePlus - Diets

(See weight management)

Digestive diseasesNational Institutes of Health - National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
Driving safety

MedlinePlus - Impaired Driving

National Institutes of Health - Drowsy Driving and Automobile Crashes - (39 pages) (pdf)

K-State SafeRide - (785.539.0480) 11:00 pm to 3:00 am, Thursday through Saturday

Drugs(See alcohol and other drugs, medications)

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Eating disorders

Lafene Health Center - Nutrition Counseling
• Eating Disorders - Online Self-Screening Program
• Help for Disordered Eating [pdf]

K-State Counseling Services -
• Bulimia
• Disordered Eating

National Eating Disorder Information Centre - Help for Family/Friends

MedlinePlus - Eating Disorders

National Institute of Mental Health - Eating Disorders

Something Fishy Website on Eating Disorders

Mirror, Mirror - Eating Disorders Web site

Eating Disorders Review - How to Stop Using/Abusing Laxatives

National Eating Disorders Association
• Video message of Hope
• Health Consequences of Eating Disorders
• How to Help a Friend With an Eating and Body Image Issues
• Listen to your Body
• What Can You Do to Help Prevent Eating Disorders?
• The Role of the Educator: Faculty and Staff Guidelines for Meeting with and Referring Students who may have Eating Disorders
• Some "Don'ts" for Educators and Others Concerned about a Person with an Eating Disorder

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - Position Statement - Nutrition Intervention in the treatment of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and other eating disorders

Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness

(See bulletin boards and additional eating disorders links)

Emergency contraception

U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Plan B: Questions and Answers

Plan B:
• Plan B One Step
• FAQ

Office of Population Research at Princeton University - Not-2-late.com

Emergency preparedness

K-State Emergency Information Guide

CDC - Emergency Preparedness and Response

Federal Emergency Management Agency - Are You Ready? A Guide to Citizen Preparedness

American Red Cross:
• Plan and Prepare
• Get Tech Ready

National Kidney Foundation - Emergency Meal Planning for Diabetics

MedlinePlus - Radiation Emergencies

MedlinePlus - Disaster Preparation & Recovery

(See terrorism and influenza)

Endometriosis

MedlinePlus - Endometriosis

Endometriosis Association

Environmental health topics

National Institutes of Health - Environmental Diseases from A - Z

K-State Environmental Health and Safety

Environmental tobacco smoke(See tobacco control)
Epilepsy

National Institutes of Health, Medlineplus - Epilepsy

Family Caregiver Alliance - National Center on Caregiving - Epilepsy

ErgonomicsMedlinePlus - Ergonomics
Exercise

American Council on Exercise

American Heart Association - Physical Activity

Manhattan Convention & Visitors Bureau - Active Endeavors

K-State Recreational Services

Exercise is Medicine

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Family planning(See contraceptives)
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
(FERPA)

US Department of Education
• Federal Register - Final Rule
• FERPA Policy Guidance

Fatigue

MedlinePlus - Fatigue

(See also sleep)

Fever

MedlinePlus - Fever

Mayo Clinic - Fever

Kidshealth.org - Fever

(See body temperature)

First aidNational Ag Safety Database - Basic First Aid
Fitness

USDHHS - Physical Activity Guidelines

American Heart Association - Physical Activity

Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
• Physical Activity
• Nutrition and Physical Activity

Georgia State University - Dept. of Kinesiology & Health - Strength Training

Shape Up America! - Safe Weight Management, Healthy Eating

K-State Recreational Services

(See also exercise and additional fitness links)

Flu(See influenza and common cold)
Food

Recipes for college students:
• easy [pdf]
• mixes [pdf]
• pasta [pdf]
• vegetarian [pdf]
• all [pdf]

Cats with Smart Carts shopping list [pdf]

CDC - Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity

Food and Drug Administration

Wheat Foods Council

US Soyfoods Directory

The Popcorn Board

University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension in Lancaster Co - Cook it Quick!

(See also nutrition)

Food allergies

K-State Dining Services - Nutrition and Allergy Information

National Institutes of Health - Food Allergy

Food safety

Bites - safe food from farm to fork

FoodSafety.gov

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - Home Food Safety

University of Nebraska - Tips, Tools & Travel-Safe Foods for Summer Food Safety

(see additional food safety links)

Foodborne diseases

CDC - Q&A about Foodborne Illness

National Institutes of Health - Foodborne Diseases

Foreign bodiesMedlinePlus - Foreign Bodies
Foreign travel(See travel)

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Gay/lesbian issuesK-State Counseling Services - Gay or Lesbian Self Identity
Genital herpes(See herpes and STD)
Genital warts

(See HPV and STD)

Gonorrhea

American Sexual Health Association - Gonorrhea

(See also STD)

GriefK-State Counseling Services - Understanding Bereavement

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H1N1 flu(See influenza)
Headache

National Institutes of Health, Medlineplus - Headache

(See also migraine)

Head lice

National Pediculosis Association - Headlice.org

National Institutes of Health, Medlineplus - Head lice

Health information - recommended search sites

National Library of Medicine - MedlinePlus
• College Health
• Health Information in Multiple Languages
• Men's Health
• Women's Health
• Health Literacy

Kansas Department of Health and Environment

American College Health Association

American Academy of Family Physicians

American Medical Association - Patient Education Materials

www.health.gov - Coordinated by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

National Institutes of Health - Health Information Index

WebMD - an Internet healthcare company connecting physicians and consumers to the healthcare industry.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

US Department of Health & Human Services - www.healthfinder.gov

National Women's Health Information Center - womenshealth.gov

World Health Organization

American Council on Science and Health

Go Ask Alice - Columbia University Health Q & A

Healthopedia.com

Mayo Clinic

MerckSource - requires registration for some resources

EthnoMed.org

National Institute of Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Mental Health Association

(see also evaluating health information and principles of prevention links)

Health insurance

Lafene Health Center is not responsible for information on web sites other than our own. The sites listed have been selected because of their content value. The mention of a particular product or service does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement.

Health Insurance in Kansas - general health insurance information published by the Kansas Insurance Department
Insure U

United Healthcare Student Resources - handles the Statewide Student Insurance Program

Kansas Board of Regents- Student Health Policy

MedlinePlus - Health Insurance

(see additional health insurance links)

Health screening

MedlinePlus - Health Screening

Heart disease

American Heart Association

National Institutes of Health - Heart and Vascular Diseases

Heat illness

CDC - Extreme Heat

MedlinePlus - Heat Illness

National Institute on Aging - Hyperthermia

Hepatitis A

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases - Factsheets - select Hepatitis A For Adults

American Sexual Health Association - Hepatitis

American Sexual Health Association - Hepatitis A

Hepatitis B

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases - Factsheets: Hepatitis B

Hepatitis Foundation International

American Sexual Health Association - Hepatitis

American Sexual Health Association - Hepatitis B

(See also STD)

Hepatitis C

American Sexual Health Association - Hepatitis C

Herbal supplements

MedlinePlus:
Drugs & Supplements
• Herbs & Supplements

Mayo Clinic - Drugs & Supplements

(See also medications, athletic supplements, nutrition)

Herpes

American Sexual Health Association - Herpes

(See also STD)

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:
• HIPAA
• How to File a Complaint

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)

CDC National Prevention Information Network

University of California, San Francisco - HIV Insite

(See also AIDS and STD)

HPV
(human papillomavirus)

Lafene Health Center -
• Allergy and Immunization Clinic
• Women's Clinic
• HPV vaccine

CDC:
• HPV Vaccine Information Sheets (VIS)
• HPV Vaccine Information for Young Women
• Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

American Sexual Health Association -
• HPV
• Myths and Misconceptions

American Cancer Society:
• What Every Woman Should Know About Cervical Cancer and the Human Papilloma Virus
• Frequently Asked Questions About Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccines

Merck - Gardasil (Vaccine Information) [pdf]

(See also Pap test and STD)

Hypertension(See blood pressure)
Hyperthermia(See heat illness)

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Immunization

Centers For Disease Control and Prevention:
• Vaccines Needed for Teens and College Students
• What Vaccines Do You Need?
• Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
• How Vaccines Prevent Disease
• Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule
• Vaccine Information Statements
• Vaccines & Immunizations

American College Health Association - Recommendations for Institutional Prematriculation Immunizations

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases: Factsheets
• Select Adult Immunization
• Select Adult Immunization Questions and Answers

National Institutes of Health - Understanding Vaccines

(see additional immunization links)

Influenza

CDC:
• Seasonal Flu
• Preventing the Flu
• Cover Your Cough
• Vaccine - injectable (shot)
• Vaccine - intranasal
• Key Facts about Influenza (Flu) Vaccine
• Pandemic Flu
• Avian Flu
• Canine Flu

Flu.gov

World Health Organization:
• Influenza
• Influenza at the Human-Animal Interface (HAI)

Kansas Department of Health & Environment - Influenza Information

MedlinePlus - H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)

K-State Environmental Health & Safety: Biosafety

American Red Cross - Flu

Cough Safe - Why Don't We Do It In Our Sleeves? video

Injuries

Centers For Disease Control and Prevention:
• Extreme Cold
• Extreme Heat

U.S. Fire Administration - Fire Safety for Citizens

National Institutes of Health - Drowsy Driving and Automobile Crashes (39 pages) (pdf)

(See also sports injury and additional injury prevention links)

Insect bites & stingsMedlinePlus - Insect Bites & Stings
Insurance(See health insurance)
Internet safety

MedlinePlus - Internet Safety

OnGuard Online.gov - www.onguardonline.gov

(See general safety and additional safety links) )

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K

Knee injuries & disorders(See sports injuries)

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Laboratory tests

Lab Tests Online

MedlinePlus - Laboratory Tests

Latex condoms(See condoms)
Lesbian issues

K-State Counseling Services - Valuing a Gay or Lesbian Self-Identity

Lesbian STD

Lyme disease

National Institutes of Health - Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Diseases

Centers for Disease Control - Lyme Disease

MedlinePlus - Lyme Disease

(see also tickborne diseases)

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Mad cow disease (bovine spongiform encephalopathy)

US Food and Drug Administration - Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

Centers for Disease Control -
• Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
• Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, Classic

Measles

Centers for Disease Control - Measles

Medication

Lafene Health Center:
• IQ Health - call 785.532.6544 for account activation information
• Over the Counter Medication List

Food and Drug Administration

U. S. Pharmacopoeia - Search site about medication and dietary supplements

MedlinePlus -
Drugs, Supplements and Herbal Information
• Drug Reactions
• Medication Errors

Physician's Desk Reference - for consumers

Rxlist.com

Patient assistance programs to help with costs:
• Astra Zeneca - Help Affording Your Medicines
• Boehringer-Ingelheim - Patient Assistance Program
• GlaxoSmithKline - Prescription Savings Plan
• Merck - Patient Assistance Programs
• Pfizer - Pfizer Helpful Answers
• Sepracor

NeedyMeds

Meningitis

Meningitis Information for K-State Students -
• The Meningococcal Vaccine is available at Lafene Health Center's Allergy and Immunization Clinic. Call 785.532.6544 for cost.

Centers for Disease Control: - Meningitis
• Vaccine Information Statement - Meningococcal Vaccine (pdf)
• Meningococcal Vaccine
• Meningococcal Vaccine Booster

MedlinePlus - Meningococcal Infections

National Foundation For Infectious Diseases - Meningitis

Men's health

CDC - Men's Health

MedlinePlus - Men's Health

www.healthfinder.gov - Men's Health

Mayo Clinic - Men's Health Center

Men's Health Network

(see also testicular self exam)

Mental health

K-State Counseling Services:
• Topics

National Institutes of Mental Health - Finding Help for Mental Illnesses

MedlinePlus - Mental Disorders

(See stress management or traumatic stress )
Methcillin- resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

MedlinePlus - MRSA

CDC - Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus

Migraine

National Institutes of Health, Medlineplus - Migraine

familydoctor.org - Migraine Headaches: Ways to Deal with the Pain

Minerals

National Institutes of Health, Medlineplus
• Minerals
• Iron

Minority health

CDC - Office of Minority Health & Health Disparities

US Dept. of Health & Human Services - Office of Minority Health

Molluscum

American Academy of Dermatology - Molluscum Contagiosum

American Sexual Health Association - Molluscum Contagiosum

Mono
(mononucleosis)

National Institutes of Health, Medlineplus - Infectious Mononucleosis

American Academy of Family Physicians - Mononucleosis

MRSA(See methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus)
Mumps

National Institutes of Health, Medlineplus - Mumps

CDC National Immunization Program:
• Mumps Vaccination
• Mumps

Muscle pain(See sports injury or ergonomics)

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n

Nicotine replacement therapy(See tobacco control)
Nutrition

healthfinder.gov, Health Library - Nutrition

Lafene Health Center - Nutrition Counseling
• Metabolic testing
• Food records

K-State Housing and Dining Services

K-State Dining Services

Health.gov - Nutrition and Your Health:
• Dietary Guidelines for Americans
• Dietary Guidelines for Americans (44 pages) (pdf)

CDC - Fruits and Veggies Matter

NHLBI - List of Recipe Collections

K-State Extension - Health and Nutrition

United States Department of Agriculture - www.ChooseMyPlate.gov

USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC)

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Meals Matter

USDA - FNIC - Vegetarian Nutrition Resource List (pdf)

(See also food, sports nutrition, athletic supplements and additional healthy food choices links)

Nutrition products/
health fraud
Nutriwatch.org

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Obesity(See weight management)
Organ donationMedlinePlus - Organ donation
Oral contraceptives(See contraceptives)
OsteoporosisNational Osteoporosis Foundation

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P

Pandemic flu(See influenza)
Pap test (smear)

Mayo Clinic - Pap smear

womenshealth.gov - Pap test

Up to Date.com - Cervical Cancer Screening

(See also HPV)

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)

CDC - Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Factsheet

Pertussis (whooping cough)

CDC:
• Pertussis
• Adult Vaccination

MedlinePlus:
• Pertussis
• Whooping Cough

PiercingsMedlinePlus - Piercing & Tattoos
PinkeyeMedlinePlus - Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
PneumoniaMedlinePlus
• Pneumonia
• Pneumococcal Infections
Poison Ivy, Oak, SumacMedlinePlus - Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac
Pregnancy

CDC - Pregnancy

MedlinePlus - Pregnancy

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Child Welfare Information Gateway:
• How to adopt
• For Expectant Parents Considering Adoption and Birth Parents

Planned Parenthood

Option Line

Prescription refill

Lafene Health Center - IQ Health. Call 785.532.6544 to activate your account.

Prevention

MedlinePlus - Germs and Hygiene

(see additional prevention links)

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R

RabiesCenters for Disease Control and Prevention - Rabies
Rape(See sexual assault)
Reproductive system

www.healthfinder.gov - search 'reproductive health' or add gender specific

Respiratory infection(See common cold and bronchitis)

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Safer sex

University of California, San Francisco - HIV Insite - Click on "Prevention", then "Safer Sex"

(See also sexual health)

Safety (general)

Health Library - Prevention & Wellness - Safety

National Safety Council - Fact Sheet Library

American Council on Science and Health - Health and Safety Tips for Your Summer Vacation

U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Public Health Focus

(see internet safety and additional safety links)

Salmonella

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - General Salmonella Information

SARS
(severe acute respiratory syndrome)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

CDC National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

World Health Organization
• SARS

Scabies

CDC - Scabies

American Sexual Health Association - Scabies

Second-hand smoke(See tobacco control)
Sex and alcohol

K-State Counseling Services:
• Date Rape Drugs & Alcohol
• Sex Under the Influence

Sexual assault

Centers For Disease Control and Prevention -
• Intimate Partner Violence
• Sexual Violence

K-State Counseling Services - Surviving Sexual Assault & Rape

Sexual health

American Sexual Health Association

www.iwannaknow.org

Planned Parenthood

S.H.A.P.E. - (Sexual Health Awareness Peer Educators)

www.smartersex.org

MedlinePlus - Teen Sexual Health

(see additional healthy relationship links)

STD
(sexually transmitted diseases)

Lafene Health Center - STD Information & Prevention

CDC - Sexually Transmitted Diseases

CDC National Prevention Information Network

National Institutes of Health - Sexually Transmitted Infections

S.H.A.P.E. - (Sexual Health Awareness Peer Educators)

American Sexual Health Association

California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center - Resources

STD Screening Assessment Tool

Avert.org -
• STD Statistics for the U.S.A.
• HIV & AIDS Statistics Around the World

Kansas Department of Health and Environment - Sexually Transmitted Disease program report

(see additional STD links)

Shingles

CDC - Shingles Vaccination

MedlinePlus - Shingles

The National Foundation For Infectious Diseases - Factsheets - select Shingles for Adults

(See also chickenpox)

Sinusitis

National Institutes of Health - Sinusitis

CDC - Naegleria fowleri - Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM)

FDA - Is Rinsing Your Sinuses Safe?

Skin cancer

National Cancer Institute - Skin Cancer

CDC - Skin Cancer

Skin infectionsMedline Plus - Skin Infections
Sleep/sleep apnea

National Institutes of Health - Sleep Information

National Institutes of Health - National Center on Sleep Disorders Research

MedlinePlus - Sleep Disorders

K-State Counseling Services - How to get a good night's sleep

(see additional sleep links and also fatigue)

Smoking cessation(See tobacco use )
Speech and hearingK-State - Speech and Hearing Center
Sports injury
(strains/sprains)

MedlinePlus
• Sports Injuries
• Knee Injuries and Disorders
• Sports Safety

National Institutes of Health:
• Sports Injuries
• Knee Problems
• Shoulder Problems
• Sprains and Strains
• Bursitis & Tendinitis

Sports nutrition

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
• Sports & Exercise
• Nutrition and Athletic Performance Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Gatorade Sports Science Institute

(See also nutrition and athletic supplements)

Stress

K-State Counseling Services:
• Topics
• The Doctor told me that stress caused my…
• Stressed Out Over Studying?
• Test Stress
• Time Management

(See traumatic stress and additional stress links)

Substance abuse(See alcohol and other drugs)
Suicide prevention

KANSAS Suicide & Crisis Hotlines - http://suicidehotlines.com/kansas.html

K-State Lafene Health Center

K-State Counseling Services

K-State Office of Student Life - Crisis Assistance

National Institute of Mental Health - Getting Help: Locate Resources - www.nimh.nih.gov/health/find-help

(See additional suicide prevention links)

Swine flu(See influenza)
Syphilis

American Sexual Health Association - Syphilis

(See also STD)

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Tanning

FDA -
•  Sunless Tanners
•  Sunlamps and Sunlamp Products (Tanning Beds/Booths)

American Cancer Society - Study Links Tanning Bed Use to Increased Risk of Melanoma

Duke Med News - Protecting Your Skin from the Sun

(See also skin cancer)

TattoosMedlinePlus - Piercing & Tattoos
Terrorism preparedness

Bioterrorism and recent events

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - comprehensive site
• Bioterrorism agentsanthrax
• Health Alert Network
• Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - Terrorism Preparedness Compendium
• Public Health Emergency Response Guide
• Notification Procedures for Local and State Public Health Department Leaders
• Preparing for a Terrorist Bombing: A Common Sense Approach

Terrorism—preparing for the unexpected

Federal Emergency Management Agency - Are You Ready? A Guide to Citizen Preparedness

American Red Cross -
• Types of Emergencies
• Plan and Prepare

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Kansas Department of Health & Environment—KDHE (785.296.6179): :
• Center for Public Health Preparedness

Testicular self exam

National Cancer Institute - Testicular Cancer

MedlinePlus - Testicular Cancer

Testicular Cancer Resource Center
• How to Do a Self Exam

FamilyDoctor.org - Testicular Cancer

Lance Armstrong Foundation

Tickborne disease

National Institutes of Health - Tickborne Diseases

MedlinePlus - Tick Bites

(See also lyme disease)

Tobacco use

Online quit smoking programs:
Kansas Tobacco Use Prevention Program -
1-866-KAN-STOP (526-7867) toll-free
Freedom from Smoking® Online - American Lung Association - free
Quitnet.com- basic plan is free, premium plan has charge associated
Quit Smoking Support.com - program has an associated charge
American Cancer Society - 1-800-ACS-2345 - phone counseling available free of charge
Become an Ex - www.becomeanex.org

Online pamphlets/resources:

K-Staters Inspired to Stop Smoking (KISS) - Lafene Health Center

American Academy of Family Physicians -
Smokeless Tobacco: Tips on How to Stop

American Cancer Society:
• Complete Guide to Quitting
• Help for Cravings and Tough Situations
• Quitting Smokeless Tobacco

American Council on Science and Health - Tobacco

American Heart Association - Quit Smoking

Centers for Disease Control:
• How to Quit - resources/links
• Smoking and Tobacco Use
• Implementing a Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative in Your Workplace

National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases -
You Can Control Your Weight as You Quit Smoking

National Institutes of Health:
• Smokefree.gov
• Environmental Tobacco Smoke Factsheet
• Nicotine Addiction

(see additional tobacco links)

Traumatic stress

K-State Office of Student Life - Crisis Assistance

K-State Counseling Services -
• Managing Traumatic Stress (pdf)
• Faculty & Staff as Helping Resources (pdf)

National Institute of Mental Health - Getting Help: Locate Resources - www.nimh.nih.gov/health/find-help

Travel

Lafene Health Center
• Travel Kit Medication Recommendations
• Travel Consult

Centers for Disease Control:
• Traveler's Health
• Traveler's Health Kit Recommendations

MedlinePlus - Travelers' Health

U.S. Department of State

World Health Organization

Best of Health - International Travel Information

International Student Exchange Program

International Society of Travel Medicine

International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers

American Diabetes Association - When You Travel

Dr. Daniel Y.C. Fung, KSU Professor of Food Science -
Enjoy Spring Break-Safely

(see additional travel safety links)

Trichomoniasis

American Sexual Health Association - Trichomoniasis

(See also vaginitis)

Tuberculosis

CDC - Tuberculosis

KDHE - Tuberculosis

MedlinePlus - Tuberculosis
• Tuberculosis-Multiple Languages

National Institutes of Health - Tuberculosis

World Health Organization - Worldwide tuberculosis information

CDC National Prevention Information Network - A service of the National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention

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U

Upper respiratory tract infection (URI)(See common cold)
Urinary tract infection (UTI)National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse - Urinary Tract Infections

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V

Vaccination(See immunization)
Vaginitis

Lafene Health Center - Women's Clinic

American Sexual Health Association - Vaginitis

(See also yeast, trichomoniasis, STD's)

Vehicle safety

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) - www.nhtsa.dot.gov

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety - www.saferoads.org

National Safety Council - www.nsc.org

(See additional vehicle safety links)

Violence

US Department of Health & Human Services - Violence Against Women

Department of Justice - Violence Against Women Office

K-State - Nonviolence Studies and Programs

(see additional violence prevention links)

VitaminsMedline Plus:
• Vitamins
• Vitamin A
• Vitamin B Complex (B Vitamins)
• Vitamin C
• Vitamin D
• Vitamin E
• Vitamin K

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W

Warts (common)

American Academy of Family Physicians - Warts

Mayo Clinic - Common Warts

(For links on genital warts, see HPV or STD)

Weight management

Lafene Health Center - Nutrition Counseling
• Eating Disorders - Online Self-Screening Program

National Institutes of Health
• Aim for a Healthy Weight
• Calculate Your BMI
• Weight Loss and Control

MedlinePlus:
• Body Weight
• Weight Control

WebMD - Search for specific diet or nutrition information

Healthy Weight Network

US Dept of Health & Human Services - What are Overweight and Obesity?

CDC - Healthy Weight: It's Not a Diet, It's a Lifestyle

(See also exercise, fitness, nutrition and additional weight management links)

Well woman exam
(Pap smear)

Lafene Health Center:
• Women's Clinic
• Pap Smear

National Cancer Institute - Pap and HPV Testing

Medline Plus - Women's Health Checkup

West Nile virus

K-State Research and Extension

Centers for Disease Control:
• West Nile Basics
• Questions and Answers

MedlinePlus - West Nile Virus

Women's health

U.S. Food and Drug Administration:
• Office of Women's Health
• Breast Implants
• Menopause and Hormone Therapy
• Tampons and Toxic Shock Syndrome

National Institutes of Health:
• Women's Health
• MedlinePlus - Breast Reconstruction

(see also breast self exam and contraceptives)

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X

X-raysMedlinePlus - X-Rays

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Y

Yeast Infection

MedlinePlus - Yeast Infections

(See vaginitis)

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Z