Student Health Center

HEALTH RESOURCES

DISCLAIMER: Selected health related links are provided as informational resources. Their inclusion in this web site should not be construed as an endorsement by the SHC. We are not responsible for the accuracy of information in these links.

Alcohol Information

Gordie Foundation

Allergies and Infectious Disease

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease

Asthma

Allergy and Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc.

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Body piercing/Tattooing

www.tribalectic.com

Deaf Health

National Center for Deaf Health Research

Deaf MD

Deaf Doc

Eating Disorders

www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

www.somethingfishy.org

Emergency Preparedness

For information about safety issues and emergency planning on the RIT campus: Campus Safety Emergency Preparedness

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health

AIDS Care

www.cdc.gov/lgbthealth/

Local LGBT Health Information  http://everybodysgood.com/

Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley (local GLBT community info, programs, events, links) www.gayalliance.org

MOCHA Center (local LGBT communities of color info, programs, events) www.mochacenter.org

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (see the 10 things every gay, lesbian and transgender person should discuss with their health care provider) http://www.glma.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.viewPage

The Fenway Institute (LGBT health, education for consumers, ďAsk the ExpertĒ about LGBT health section) www.fenwayhealth.org

General Health

Mayo Clinic (A-Z listing of diseases and conditions)

Centers for Disease Control (Information on bacterial and viral infections and conditions with A-Z listing)

HIV Testing

NYS HIV Testing Law (all patients are to be be offered an HIV test at least onceóregardless of the reason for their visit)

HIV Test Sites

Medications

Information on prescription and herbal medications

Menís Health

Instructions on proper condom use

Testicular self exam



Mental Health

National Mental Health Association
(Mental health information for college students)

 

Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle Sites

Physical Activity Guide

RIT Dining Services Smart Nutrition

www.nutrition.gov

www.caloriecontrol.org

Vegetarianism

www.ChooseMyPlate.gov .

www.LetsMove.gov .

http://www.eatright.org/

www.DietaryGuidelines.gov

 

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Centers for Disease Control
(Information on sexually transmitted infections)

www.ashastd.org



Skin Care and Conditions

American Association of Dermatology
(Information on acne, skin cancer and other skin conditions)

Smoking and Health

NY State Smokers Quitline
 
CDC Tobacco Info and Prevention Source (TIPS)

H1N1 Influenza Virus (Swine Flu) Information

NYS DOH H1N1 (Swine) Flu Information 



Travel Health

Center for Disease Control: Travel Health

Passport Health

Womenís Health

Annual exams and Pap test

Contraception

Planned Parenthood

Emergency Contraception

Planned Parenthood

www.not-2-late.com

Vaginal Infections

Yeast Infection & Vaginitis

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