Diseases

The Best Resource for Teens

Teen Health - Diseases and Conditions- http://www.kidshealth.com/teen/diseases_conditions/
Type in your disease in the SEARCH box in the upper right hand corner. If you can't find your disease in Kids Health try

The Mayo Clinic Website: Mayo Clinic Website - http://www.mayoclinic.com/
Look in the "Find it Fast" section to find information about your assigned disease.

For Additional Information on Your Disease:

MEDLineplus BASICS - http://medlineplus.gov
Find health topics, look up drug information and learn through tutorials. Use the medical encyclopedia to find articles, pictures, photographs and more.

Kids Click! Diseases - http://www.kidsclick.org/cgi-bin/searchkids.pl?searchtype=subject&keywords=diseases&title=Diseases
Diseases The search results using on this broad topic.

Center for Disease Control - http://www.cdc.gov/health/
Health Topics A to Z. Search for information about specific diseases. National Health Information Center - - http://www.health.gov/nhic/NewSrch.htm Search the Health Information Database for information and links to resources about diseases.

Yahooligans-Health and Safety-Diseases and Conditions - http://kids.yahoo.com/directory/Science-and-Nature/Health-and-Safety/Diseases-and-Conditions
Links on this topic identified by Yahooligans.

Websites for Specific Diseases

American Cancer Society - http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp
Educational links and resources.

The Black Death- About the Disease - http://history.boisestate.edu/westciv/plague/05.shtml
Good description of transmission, symptoms, and progression of the disease.

Bubonic Plague - http://plague.emedtv.com/bubonic-plague/bubonic-plague-symptoms.html
ncludes information on transmission and symptoms. This site also compares bubonic plague to the influenza outbreak.

CDC Home Plague Page - http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/plague/
Contains information on treatment, transmission, and world-wide risk of plague.

Mesothelioma Cancer - www.mesothelioma.coms
Defines what mesothelioma is and its treatment.

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute - http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/index.htm
Resources on hypertension, cholesterol, obesity and heart attack.