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Health Information Technology (HIT) 50 - Medical Terminology: Web

Introductory course on the roots, prefixes, suffixes, and abbreviations used to form and define medical terminology. The systems based terminology covers anatomy, vocabulary, disease states, anomalies, endoscopic and surgical procedures, laboratory findin

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Recommended Web Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Women's Health:  For over 60 years, CDC has been dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability. Some pages in Spanish. This site is coordinated by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HON: Health on the Net Foundation:  The Health On the Net Foundation (HON) promotes and guides the deployment of useful and reliable online health information, and its appropriate and efficient use. HON is a non-profit, non-governmental organization, accredited to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. 

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM): Women's Health and Complementary Approaches: Describes complementary and alternative medicine. Health information includes acupuncture, herbs, clinical trials, and how to choose a CAM practitioner. Includes link to information in Spanish.

National Institutes of Health: Women's Health: NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability. Providing easy, online access to government information on food and human nutrition for consumers. A service of the National Agricultural Library, USDA.

Our Bodies Ourselves: Health Information: Sponsored by the nonprofit, public interest organization that "develops and promotes evidence-based information on girls’ and women’s reproductive health and sexuality."

Women's Health Topics:  Sponsored by the U.S.Food & Drug Administration. Some pages in Spanish.

Online Medical Dictionaires

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