Student Medical Services

Health and Wellness Websites

These websites and links are intended as informational resources. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of information in any of these links.

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Please see your health care provider if you have any specific medical concerns.




Emergency Preparedness

General Health

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) : Search for various health topics of interest alphabetically.
  • : Health information for the whole family from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
  • MEDLINEPlus : Offers comprehensive information on hundreds of health topics. You can search for health topics alphabetically, view interactive slide shows, or find links to other health resources and health care providers.
  • Go Ask Alice : Columbia University's questions and answer internet service. Provides information about relationships, sexual health, emotional health, fitness, drugs, nutrition, and general health.
  • Health finder : Guide to consumer health topics provided by the US Department of Health and Human Services.
  • National Institutes of Health

Heart Disease

Hepatitis B

  • Center for Disease Control: Hepatitis B is a serious disease caused by a virus that attacks the liver. Transmission occurs when blood or body fluids from an infected person enters the body of a person who is not immune.
  • The Hepatitis B Foundation is a national non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure and improving the quality of life for those affected by hepatitis B.

Nutrition and Diet


Sexually Transmitted Infections



Women’s Health