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Youthealth [ Profile ] - Games, interactive activities, and facts about body parts, systems, diseases, first aid, and resources.

InteliHealth: Visiting a Pediatrician [ Profile ] - Printable coloring book, available in .gif and .pdf formats, helps prepare children for a visit to the doctor.

Walk in My Shoes [ Profile ] - Learn what it feels like to be older and what happens to our bodies as we age.

For Kids and Teens [ Profile ] - Articles on dealing with a depressed parent, having a chronic illness, the role of the school nurse, and so forth.

Rodale Institute's Kid's Regenerative Resource Center [ Profile ] - Explores the links between healthy soil, healthy food, and healthy people using games and activities.

BAM Body and Mind [ Profile ] - Learn about fitness, food and nutrition, exercise, disease, and safety. Take a quiz, play a game, or create a fitness calendar.

Kid's Health [ Profile ] - Health, fitness, food, drugs, alcohol, disease, infection, safety, sexual health, and mental health are covered here.

Pediatric Oncall: Kids Corner [ Profile ] - Dr. Pedi tells all about the human body, its functioning and human body trivia.

HealthStar [ Profile ] - Online games, health and fitness information, message boards, and resources for teachers.

Doctor Secrets: Everything Doctors Know in Plain English [ Profile ] - Simple text and cartoons answer questions about everything from what causes acne to why doctors write so poorly.

Land of Cyke [ Profile ] - Learn about feelings and how your body works through fun games and interactive Flash movies.

Health in the 17th Century [ Profile ] - National Maritime Museum fact file answers common questions about hygiene and medicine in the 1600s.

Doctor P. Body's Learning / Fun Center [ Profile ] - Information on safety, nutrition, drugs, alcohol, hygiene, activities, and health education.

Save The Antibiotic [ Profile ] - Explains how bugs can become resistant to these drugs, and illustrates the idea with cartoons, games and quizzes.

Sleep for Kids [ Profile ] - Learn about what happens while we sleep, play fun games, and keep a sleep record. Explains about dreams, and why sleep is important.

Meet Sidney the Kidney [ Profile ] - Tells what happens in a kidney transplant, talks about the wait to have one, and what happens afterwards.

Child and Youth Health: Kids' Health [ Profile ] - Learn how the body works, eating a balanced diet, handling feelings and keeping safe. Play games and puzzles.

Hair Growth Rate [ Profile ] - Explains why arm hair stays short, but hair on the head grows long. Includes how animals shed and change the color of their fur.

Lil' Bear Gets Vaccinated [ Profile ] - Tells how a little bear learns not to be afraid of shots, with the help of his doctor.

LearntobeHealthy.org [ Profile ] - Play games and learn about dental health, eating healthy, the five senses, and how tobacco hurts the body.

The MMR Files [ Profile ] - An investigation into the facts and fiction surrounding the MMR (Measles-Mumps-Rubella) triple vaccine.

Virtual Knee Surgery [ Profile ] - This interactive exercise goes through the entire process of total knee replacement surgery: patient preparation, incision, reshaping the bone, and installing the prosthesic joint.

What's Up Doc? [ Profile ] - Fun questions and answers about health, with a hospital tour and quizzes. Created by grade 4 and 5 students as a Thinkquest project. In English and French.
 
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