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Friday, December 15, 2017

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 Fair Lawn High School

Information Sources for Assigned Bacteria-Virus-Protista

First Information Source  |  E-Books  |  Library Books  |  Magazine Article  Websites   | Questions

Use these databases first!
Health Reference Center Facts on File UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders Gale Virtual Reference
MLA Citation: located at the end of the article
MLA Citation: located at the end of the article
 Outside of School:  flhslibrary      flhslibrary  Outside of School:  fairlawn

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Next try the eBooks! 
encyclopedia of pestilence pandemics and plagues   epidemics and pandemics influenza devlin
eBook 614.4 ENC  eBook 614.4 HAY  eBook 614.5 DEV
rabies kumar  beating lyme bean   
eBook 614.5 KUM eBook 614.924 BEA  
Click here to see how to access the eBooks.

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or Try the books set aside for you in the Library
Sexual Health Information for Teens professional guide to diseases UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders 
REF 613.9 SEX REF 616 PRO  REF 616.003 UXL
 encephalitis lyme disease  STDs 
615 DEA ENCEPH  615 DEA LYME  616.95 YAN

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Find a magazine article on your disease
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MLA Citation: located at the end of the article
Source Types:  select Magazines Outside of School:  nj1761h     07410
MLA Citation:  Click Cite on right hand side of article and select MLA
 Outside of School:  flhs     cutters

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Click here to search the websites
CDC A-Z Index

Facts and information on a wide variety of diseases from the Centers for Disease Control of the Federal Department of Health and Human Services which seeks to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S.

Communicable Disease Fact Sheets Fact sheets, from the New York State Department of Health, which cover general information, symptoms, treatment, prevention and additional sources for information for a variety of diseases.
Diseases and Conditions A-Z Search

The Infectious Diseases Control unit of the Texas Department of Health Services provides fact sheets on a number of  diseases which include general information, description, testing and history of the disease.

Diseases and Conditions - Disease and condition information from Mayo Clinic Experts

The Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit organization and a world renown medical facility.  Their disease fact sheets include the definition, symptoms, causes, treatment, tests and diagnosis, treatment, risk factors and prevention.

Disease Outbreak Control Division & Diseases and Conditions
Fact sheets from the Disease Outbreak Control Division of the Hawaii Department of Health which provide a general description, symptoms, transmission and treatment for the individual disease.  Scroll down to A-Z Listing.
Fact Sheets Fact sheets from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases emphasize vaccinations and also discuss symptoms of the disease along with prevention.
Health & Research Topics, NIAID, NIH The National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases offers facts sheets with general information, transmission, risk, side effects, symptoms, treatment of a number of diseases. 
 Health Topics  WebMD offers detailed information on diseases which includes an overview, transmission, symptoms, treatment, prevention and frequently asked questions. 

Illnesses & Infections Caring for Kids was developed by the Canadian Paediatric society to provide parents with information about their child’s and teen's health and well-being. Information on diseases includes a description, symptoms, transmission, prevention and treatment information.  
Impetigo | Doctor | Patient.co.uk DoctorPatient.co.uk explains the symptoms, management, prognosis and history of impetigo.
KidsHealth.org : Parents Home Page

This site from Nemours, a large nonprofit organization devoted to children’s health, offers doctor-approved, accurate and up-to-date information about children from before birth through adolescence.  Enter disease name in search window on the top left or go through categories or click on Infections or Diseases & Conditions. 

Medical Encyclopedia: Medline Plus

MedlinePlus offers the A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia which includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.  Information on diseases includes causes, symptoms, tests,treatment, outlook, complications and prevention.

MedicineNet - Health and Medical Information Produced by Doctors

MedicineNet is an online, healthcare media publishing company which provides easy-to-read and in-depth information on diseases including general facts, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

Professional Reference - A to Z

 This British website provides articles written by health professionals for professionals and medical students.

WHO | Fact sheets

The World Health Organization provides general information, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prevention on diseases.

Click here to search the websites

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Do you have a question?  Need assistance?
If you are have difficulty finding information on your assigned topic or would like assistance with your Works Cited, please see Mrs. Parkinson in the Library or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   Requests should be submitted no less than 48 hours before the assignment is due.  For questions on the assignment and its requirements, please contact Ms. Archille.

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These sites have been selected for their relevance to the Science curricula. These choices are consistent with the selection policies of the library, and with the print and non-print materials available there. Each site has been seen by the librarian and has been screened by the school's Internet filtering software. However, the library, Fair Lawn High School, and the Board of Education are not responsible for the content of these sites, which is subject to frequent change, nor for the content of any other sites to which these sites may be linked.