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Portal

Body (NOVA)
Healia medical and health-related resources
Human Body (Wikipedia)

Dictionary

body : organized physical substance of an animal or plant either living or dead — Webster See also OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, Urban Dictionary

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Encyclopedia

human body the physical substance of the human organism, composed of living cells and extracellular materials and organized into tissues, organs, and systems.. — Britannica

Introduction

Introduction to the Human Body (Alexandra Villa-Forte, MD, MPH, ME, Merck Manual)

Preservation

History

Ancient Greece’s contributions to modern medicine (National Library of Medicine’s Exhibit)
History of medicine (History World)

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Participation

Education


Course

Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (MIT OpenCourseware)
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

News

NPR Archives

Book

Gray’s Anatomy (Henry Gray, illustrations by Henry Vandyke Carter)
ISBNdb

Government

GlobalHealth.gov (US Department of Health and Human Services)
Public Health Library, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Document

USA.gov

Expression

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The Museum of Questionable Medical Devices (Bob McCoy)

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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  • Using endangered barbary macaques as photo props...
    on December 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

    (British Ecological Society) Wild animals are increasingly exploited for entertainment and photo opportunities. A new study highlights that tourists in Morocco object to the use of barbary macaques as photo props, raising concerns about the animal's welfare and risk to human health. The findings are presented today at the British Ecological Society annual conference in Birmingham. […]

  • Split liver transplants could safely help sickest...
    on December 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

    (Johns Hopkins Medicine) In a review of registry data for more than 5,300 liver transplants performed in children nationwide, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers identify the type of patient who is most likely to survive a split liver transplant -- receiving only part of a donor's liver -- with no additional long-term health risks, which could allow for an increase in the availability of organs. A report on the new study is published in the December issue of the journal Liver Transplantation. […]

  • Your postal code may influence your health:...
    on December 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

    (McMaster University) More than 2,000 on-the-ground assessments conducted in all of the provinces were collected by trained auditors between 2014 and 2016. This study is unique because it will enable comparisons between communities within a region, province, and across the country. Place matters as the built environment affects health behaviors. […]

  • Inclusive primary care improves people's health,...
    on December 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

    (University of British Columbia) Respectful, inclusive practices in primary care clinics can significantly improve the health of low-income, marginalized people who may have previously experienced trauma or discrimination, a new study from the University of British Columbia and Western University has found. […]

  • Lifespan extension at low temperatures is...
    on December 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

    (Marine Biological Laboratory) A new study from the Marine Biological Laboratory indicates that lifespan extension at lower temperatures is not just a matter of turning down the thermostat. Rather, the extent to which temperature affects lifespan depends on an individual's genes. […]

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