Posts Tagged ‘internet’

28 Awesome Health Websites for Kids and Adults

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

by Leigh Ann Otte

If you’re a health junkie or just want new ways to waste use your time on the Internet, have we got the lists for you! Step right up and take a gander at our picks for some of the most fun and interesting health sites on the World Wide Web … such as:

  • Think Like a Pancreas: meet Pierre Pancreas, your fabulous French tour guide into the world of type 1 diabetes. (For teens.)
  • Scrub Club, with games and webisodes to teach kids about germs. (From the National Sanitation Foundation; sponsored by the makers of Purell.)
  • Go Red BetterU, offering a free 12-week online nutrition and exercise program for women. (From the American Heart Association.)
  • American Red Cross Museum: explore exhibits without leaving your home.
  • Portion Distortion Interactive Quizzes: “Do you know how food portions have changed in 20 years?” Take the quizzes and see.

Our full lists are divided into the following categories. Click on whatever you’re interested in. And feel welcome to recommend more sites in the comments sections. We may revise these articles with new finds in the future.

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Thank you, bloggers! (Plus: Find new blogs to read.)

Friday, March 6th, 2009

by Leigh Ann Hubbard, managing editor

It’s time once again for our regular thank-you blog. Below are the wonderful folks who have mentioned us in the last month or so. Since they often have similar audiences to ours, you might be able to find some gems you aren’t already reading. Here we go …


Thank you! (Plus, find new health, mom and baby-boomer blogs)

Friday, January 30th, 2009

by Leigh Ann Hubbard, managing editor

In our new monthly feature, we’re thanking bloggers and other Web sites that mention us. Hopefully you can find a few new ones to read in the process. Here we go, in no particular order …


Thank you, bloggers! (Plus: New health, mom and Boomer sites to discover.)

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Hi. It’s managing editor Leigh Ann Hubbard. I’m hijacking the blog again.

We’ve had some wonderful mentions online lately, and I wanted to share them with you. Sites that feature us usually have some readers similar to ours, so I thought some of these blogs might interest you. Happy browsing!


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