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The Visible Human Project
The Visible Human Project's plan is to create complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies.
The AMA's Atlas of the Human Body
The American Medical Association's body atlas contains labeled drawings with descriptions of various body organs.
Digital Anatomist Interactive Atlases
The University of Washington's Digital Anatomist Project presents 2-D and 3-D views of the body from cadaver sections, MRI scans and computer reconstructions.
Body Planes and Sections
A concise, illustrated guide to the three major planes of space (sagittal, frontal, and transverse) relative to humans in the anatomical position.
Virtual Hospital
The Virtual Hospital is a digital health sciences library containing hundreds of books and brochures. A great resource.
The Internet Pathology Laboratory for Medical Education
This electronic resource includes over 1900 images along with text, tutorials, laboratory exercises, and examination items for self-assessment that demonstrate gross and microscopic pathologic findings associated with human disease conditions.
Bookmark this site! An important source of information for doing online research on medical and health topics.


MedlinePlus makes a "great starting ponit" for your research. The site deals with a wide range of subjects, from drugs to clinical trials to tutorials on tests like mammograms and colonoscopies.

Mayo Clinic Health Oasis

The famous Mayo Clinic has created a web site featuring articles and information on various health issues.
New England Journal of Medicine
The New England Journal of Medicine's online edition features the latest articles on the latest developments in medicine.
Features fact sheets, brochures, newsletters, easy-to-read publications, and lists of resource organizations.

Quackwatch monitors "health frauds, myths, and fads. It also links sites dealing with alternative medicine, medical device safety, and health infomercial claims.

Urban Legends

This site researches "urban legends" about medicine, pregnancy, food, and consumer products. "Wondering if that e-mail you got about a deodorant's link to to cancer is true?"
Yahoo! Anatomy Links
Use this powerful search tool for researching any A&P topic.
Yahoo! Health Links
Yahoo! Health provides information on health research, expert advise, healthy recipes and more.
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