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Online Health Resources

Online Healthcare Resources Recommended by Student Health Providers

These are some of the available online resources that will provide useful and accurate health information related to a variety of conditions.

Family Doctor.org
Maintained by the American Academy of Family Physicians. A wide variety of information on illness and preventive topics.

Health Finder.gov
A general health site maintained by the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Go Ask Alice!
Health information in a question and answer format.

Mayo Clinic
Provided by the professionals at the Mayo Clinic.

Center of Disease Control and Prevention
Is a major operating component of the Department of Health and Human Services. Wide variety of information on illnesses and preventive topics.

Reliable Resources for:

Tuberculosis Information

Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Tuberculosis Information
Mayo Clinic Tuberculosis Information
Iowa Department of Public Health Tuberculosis Information
American Lunch Association Tuberculosis Information
World Health Organization Tuberculosis Information
The difference between latent TB infection and TB disease
Story County Public Health Website

Ebola Information

Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Ebola Information

Flu Mist Information

Center for Disease Control and Prevention Votes Down Use of Flu Mist 2016-17

Measles Information

Thielen Student Health Center – Measles Information
Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Measles Information

Meningococcal Information

GSK Pharmaceuticals – Vaccine Campaign

Mumps Information

Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Mumps Outbreak Q&A

Zika Information

Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Zika Information