Helpful Health-Related Links

Diabetes Support-- Consultation for transitioning to college life while still managing your diabetes.

College Health 101--Check out this resource from Everyday Health for Health A-Z, Symptom Checker, Health Tools, and loads of other useful information, including articles on reducing stress, keeping peace with roommates, managing time, handling homesickness, and more.

Hot Topics!--On the Health Promotion section of our web site, you will find additional information on Nutrition & Fitness, Sleep, Stopping Smoking, Stress, and other wellness topics.

Sexual Assault - Focus on Education (S.A.F.E.)--This section of our web site offers information, education, referrals, and resources for all types of sexual violence on the SUNY Geneseo campus.

WebMd--This comprehensive health site contains an A-Z health guide, an A-Z symptom list, descriptions of medical tests/exams, information on drugs (including prescription, non-prescription, and herbs), a section on Health-E-Tools, and much more. Try the Symptom Checker for information about possible causes of symptoms located in various areas of the body.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention--A government site; one of the premier sources for health information on the web. Includes health topics A-Z, publications, and medical statistics.

Dr. Koop--An interactive web site which provides visitors with comprehensive healthcare information on a wide variety of subjects. Includes special sections on men's health, women's health, weight loss, and natural medicines.

familydoctor.org--Presented by the American Academy of Family Physicians, this page contains general health information. Particularly helpful is the Search by Symptom area, which offers flow charts to determine when to seek medical attention. Este sitio en la red también está disponible en Español.

HealthCentral--A very good general medical site with separate sections for men's and women's health (click on the Health Centers link at left).

National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine--Check out the NCCAM site if you are looking for information on treatments such as acupuncture, homeopathy, and dietary supplements.

GayHealth.com--Offers extensive current and user-friendly GLBT health information with specific areas for health news, sex, drugs, emotions, images, food, and fitness. A health update listserv is also available.

HIV/AIDS Tribe--This free HIV/AIDS support community offers information, therapist blogs, a forum, and more.

Donation Coalition--This site focuses on educating and informing the public about organ donation. It includes facts about organ donation and information on how to become a donor. Also check out the government site organdonor.gov for Frequently Asked Questions related to organ donation.

HeartRescueNow.com--Would you know what to do if you found someone unconscious?  Watch this short video and make choice on how to save a life.

Connect & Breathe--This is a post-abortion nonjudgmental talkline resource; the toll-free listening line is available Tuesday and Thursday evenings (6-9 p.m.), and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. by calling 800-647-1764.

 

 For additional links on mental health topics, visit the Counseling Services Helpful Counseling Links page.

Please note that most of the above links all connect to sites that are not under the control of the Health & Counseling department. While we believe that these sites offer useful information, we are unable to guarantee the information that you receive by following these links. However, all links were verified to be working as of July 2006; if you encounter a broken link, please contact our webmaster.