Health Resources

Are you interested in gaining more up-to-date and accurate health information?  Here are some informational and personal assessment tools to help you make smart self-care decisions!

Alcohol and Other Drugs

BACCHUS and Gamma Peer Education Network
College Drinking: Changing the Culture (NIAA)
Facts on Tap - Alcohol and Your College Experience
Go Ask Alice
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Social Norms Resource Center

Body Assessment and Food Facts

Ask the Dietitian
Body Icon
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory
Weight Control Information Network, NIDDK, NIH

Eating Disorders and Body Image

Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders
Body Positive
National Eating Disorders Information Centre of Canada
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders - ANAD
National Eating Disorders Association
Something Fishy

Exercise and Sports

American Council on Science and Health
Body Break
CDC Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity
Sports Nutrition

Food Allergies

The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the NIH
Healthlink USA

(General) Health Information

Colds:  Do You Have a Cold? (self-assessment checklist)
Self-care Guide to a Common Cold
CDC Health Topics A-Z
Go Ask Alice
Aetna Intelihealth
National Institutes of Health
National Mental Health Information Center
WebMD Health

Herbs and Supplements

American Botanical Council
Herb Research Foundation
University of Washington Medicinal Herb Garden


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Prevention Information Network
Gay Men's Health Crisis
HIV InSite
The Leadership Campaign on AIDS (TLCA)
National Minority AIDS Council
National Native American AIDS Prevention Center (NNAAPC)

LGBT Health

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health
Gay Men's Health Crisis
The Mautner Project
Project Inform


American Council on Science and Health
American Dietetic Association
Go Ask Alice
Mayo Clinic Health Oasis
National Institutes of Health


Diet Fraud
Health Finder
The National Council Against Health Fraud
Tufts University Nutrition Navigator

Sexual Assault

Men Can Stop Rape
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project The Emergency Contraception Web site
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
Safe Horizon

Sexual Health

The American Association of Sex Educators Counselors and Therapists
American Social Health Association
The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Planned Parenthood: Sexual Health Topics
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
Sexual Health Network
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States


American Lung Association or call 1-800-LUNGUSA (800-586-4872)
Joe Chemo
Nicotine Dependency Calculator
PA Quitline
Smoker Aid Program
You Can Quit Smoking (CDC)


Vegetarian Pages
Vegetarian Times
The Amherst College Vegetarian Interest Group

Women's Health

The Center for Young Women's Health
4College Women
Mayo Clinic
NWHRC Healthy Women