Recommended Online Resources

These are websites recommended by the University Health Center medical staff.

General Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (conditions of particular importance to public health) (patient education materials about many common conditions)
Go Ask Alice (health questions and answers pertaining specifically to college students)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (heart, lung, blood as well as sleep disorders) (comprehensive set of patient education materials)


Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis(PrEP) to Prevent HIV transmission (information from San Francisco City Clinic)
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to Prevent HIV transmission (treatment guidelines from New York State Department of Health )
HIV prophylaxis following non-occupational exposure (nPEP) (from NY State Department of Health)


Meningitis (from CDC)

Meningococcal disease
Meningococcal outbreaks
Meningococcal vaccination

Mental Health

National Institute of Mental Health (info about common conditions) (depression, bipolar, “mood spectrum” insights from a psychiatrist)
American Psychiatric Association (info about common disorders)

Sexual Health

American Social Health Association (sexually transmitted infections) (birth control)
Go Ask Alice (Q & A about health and sexuality pertaining specifically to college students)
Kinsey Confidential (sexuality information geared toward college-age adults)
Men and HPV
San Francisco City Clinic (sexually transmitted infections)
Scarleteen ("sex ed for the real world")
Westover Clinic (herpes)