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MedlinePlus has a wide palette of interesting resources, and this corner of their prodigious website is well worth a close look. First-time visitors can start with the resources profiled on the website which include interactive videos on fighting colon cancer and how to screen for depression. Furthermore, the Calculators & Quizzes area includes an alcohol calorie calculator along with a "Can You Recognize a Heart Attack?" quiz. There's a bit of fun and whimsy in the Games area where one can learn about the immune system via the "Immune System Defender Game Scrub Club" and a clutch of activities about the importance of sleep. Also, the site includes a section titled "Understanding Medical Words" that decodes some of the basic medical terminology that would be encountered in a routine visit to the doctor.

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  • Health > General
  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology
  • Education > General

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    Health -- Disease,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Science,Science -- Biology,NSDL,Education,Science -- Instructional issues,Health,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20121228204227899T,Life Science,Health -- Instructional issues,Health -- Body systems and senses,Health -- Consumer health

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    English

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