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Health Promotion/Wellness
Go Ask Alice  (Columbia University - Morningside Health Promotion)
Centers for Disease Control
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Community and Personal Health Information – NYC

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College and University Health
American College Health Association
CDC Health and Safety for College Students

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Substance Use
Alcoholics Anonymous of New York
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University
National Institute on Drug Abuse
New York State Hopeline 24/7 Toll-Free anonymous substance abuse line
Smoking Cessation
Smoking Cessation - CDC

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine – National Institutes of Health
American Botanical Council (information on herbs and their medical use)

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Travel and International Health
Centers for Disease Control - Traveler's Health
World Health Organization

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General Health Information
Up-to-Date (Columbia has an institutional subscription; aimed at physicians) Excellent, updated, evidence-based summaries on just about anything
Centers for Disease Control – search health topics, travel, etc.
Medline Plus – aimed at consumers
Mayo Clinic Health Information

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Physical Activity & Fitness
Physical Fitness for Everyone - fitness across the lifespan
The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
The President's Challenge

Nutrition
Weight Loss Information
Food and Nutrition Information Center
American Dietetic Association
Information on Dietary Supplements

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Body Image and Eating Disorders
Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
National Eating Disorder Association
About Face – excellent examples of media influence on body image
Eating Disorders Online

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Sexual Health
Medline Plus – reliable sexual health information
CDC / Sexual Health
Planned Parenthood NYC

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Gay & Lesbian Health
Gay Lesbian Medical Association
American Public Health Association
The National Coalition for LGBT Health
The Fenway Institute / LGBT Health Information and Research
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center - NYC's primary LGBT health center

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Women's Health
Minority Women's health information
Center for Disease Control - Women's health information, materials, stat sheets and more
Womenshealth.gov

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Other Questions?
Pub Med (National Library of Medicine)
Regulatory and Policy Information
Evaluating Information on the Internet
WebMD
National Institute of Health

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