Health

Library Closing for Thanksgiving

All locations of Kitsap Regional Library will close at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26 and be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 for Thanksgiving.

  • MedlinePlus
    Compiles resources and articles from authoritative sources on a variety of health topics. MedlinePlus is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
     
  • TeensHealth
    Honest, accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life, from the Nemours Center for Children’s Health Media.
     
  • BrainPOPA
    great resource for younger teens and tweens, BrainPOP has lots of animated videos on body systems, growth and development, personal health, diseases and injuries, nutrition, and sports and fitness.
     
  • TeenHealthFX
    An extensive online resource to answer questions on health, relationships, sexuality, and mind and body. Produced by Atlantic Health’s Community Health Department in New Jersey.
     

Especially For Girls

  • Girls Health
    Provides reliable and useful information on health and wellness topics to tween and teen girls. Produced by the Office of Women’s Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
     
  • Young Women’s Health
    Provides carefully researched health information to teenage girls and young women on a variety of health and wellness topics. Produced by the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Children’s Hospital Boston.
     
  • MySistahs
    A website by and for young women of color. Includes online peer education, information on health, activism, culture and sexual health.

 

Especially For Guys

  • Young Men’s Health
    Provides carefully researched health information to teenage boys and young men on a variety of health and wellness topics. Produced by the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Children’s Hospital Boston.