MRS SAMMLER’S HEALTH SITES
UNAIDS http://www.unaids.org/en/default.asp Site of the joint United Nations Program on HIV/AID. It is the main advocate for global action on the epidemic. It leads, strengthens and supports an expanded response aimed at preventing transmission of HIV, providing care and support, reducing the vulnerability of individuals and communities to HIV/AIDS, and alleviating the impact of the epidemic.
SCIENCE INTERACTIVE BODY http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/interactives/3digsaw_02/index.shtml?organs
MMWR-YOUTH RISK BEHAVIOR SURVEILLANCE—UNITED STATES—2003
Report on priority health-risk behaviors, which contribute to the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among youth and
adults, often are established during youth, extend into adulthood, are interrelated and preventable.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE
This site attempts to ensure the rapid and effective transfer of scientific data
to policy makers, drug abuse practitioners, and other health care practitioners and
general public. Includes an entire section devoted to research information about the
effect of drug abuse on the brain and interactive activities to help you learn more about
various drugs and how they affect how your brain works.
Mrs. Sammler’s January Health Assignment