The following links are suggested in preparation for discussion:


Tuskegee Experiment
"Bad Blood" A Case Study of the Tuskegee Syphilis Project
Tuskegee Resources on the Internet
Understanding the Tuskegee Experiment
Presidental Apology
Tuskegee Experiment


Melanoma Information Page and Pictures
Overall Info Sun and Skin
Skin Structure
< Health Effects of Overexposure to the Sun
Darker Side of Tanning
Artificial Tanning
Artificial Tanning
Health Risks of Sun Tanning
Tanning Parlor Risks
Risks of Tanning Parlors
Are Your Dying to Be Dark?
The Shining Sun

Guy in Beach Chair


Assorted Stem Cell Topics
Possible Medical Uses Of Stem Cells
Stem Cell Animation
Assorted Stem Cell Topics
Stem Cell Controversy
Stem Cell Uses
Adult vs. Embryonic Stem Cells
Stem Cell Background Information
Stem Cells and Stem Cell Based Therapies
Stem Cell Basics
Adult vs. Embryonic Stem Cells


Benefits of Animal Research
Using Animals for Research
Animal Experimentation Pros/Cons
Jane Goodall Institute
Alternatives for Animal Testing
National Anti-Vivisection Society
PETA General Information
Critical Look at Animal Testing
Ethical Guidelines for Care and Use of Animals
Peter Singer on Animal Rights
Ethics of Animal Testing
Monkey  Cat



Negative Effects of Marijuana
Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?
Negative Aspects of Marijuana
Pros and Cons of Marijauna Use
Marijauna Facts vs. Myths
Marijauna Addiction
Drug War Facts
Update on Marijuana
Legalization of Marijuana in NJ
Addiction and Marijuana
Top Drug War Distortions
Medical Marijuana
Medical Marijauna
Marijuana Myths
Marijuana Fact Sheet
Marijuana Fact Sheet
Possible Medical Uses of Marijuana
Stan Smoking Weed


Animation of How Anthrax Infects the Body
Antibiotic Resistance
Agents of Bioterrorism and How to Be Prepared
Agents of Bioterrorism

  1. What is Bioterrorism?
  2. Define each of these agents of Bioterrorism including Anthrax, Smallpox, Tularemia, Hemorrhagic Fever and Botulism.
  3. Do fact finding about the signs and symptoms, exposure, risk of infection, how it can be spread, treatment, and possible preventative therapies.
  4. Which of these agents would be the most effective agent of Bioterrorism? Support your answer.
  5. What problems would need to be adddressed in the event of a bioterrorist attack?
  6. Briefly describe the history of bioterrorism.


Statistics, Education , History and Origins Site
Overall View of AIDS/HIV
AIDS Information
How HIV Enter Cells and Replicates
How HIV Enter Cells and Replicates
Drug Information, AIDS Testing, AIDS Fact Sheets
Replica of the AIDS Virus

  1. Present the statistics, data and any information that confirms HIV/AIDS is a worldwide epidemic.
  2. Describe the causes of AIDS, at risk groups and behaviors.
  3. Describe the ways in which education about AIDS is accomplished. What problems arise?
  4. What are the origins of HIV? How is SIV important to the story of HIV?
  5. Describe the changes that occur in the body when HIV enters.
  6. What are the steps the virus needs to use in order to enter and replicate in human cells?
  7. What are the complications and opportunistic infections associated with AIDS?
  8. Discuss the combination or cocktail therapy presently used for treating AIDS. Include the 3 groups of drugs used, some examples, and what their action is.
  9. Discuss the problems of the cocktail therapy.


Ethics of Organ Transplants
Attitudes and Motivation of Organ Donation
Ethical Issues of Donor, Recipient, Allocation of Resources and Procurement of Organs and Tissues
Organ Selling and Transplants
Who Shall Live?
Questions To Consider about Organ Donation
Organ Donation Myths
Organ Donation Quiz



The Rise of Antibiotic-Resistant Infections
History, Policy and Defintion Antibiotic Resistance
How Bacteria Become Resistant
Problem of Antibiotic Resistance
Antibiotic Resistance and Society
Antibiotic Resistance Articles
Antibiotic Resistance: A Growing Threat
Miracle Drugs Vs. Superbugs
Antibiotic Uses
Drug Resistance
I'm Moxi Cillin, I'm Annie Biotic

  1. What does antibiotic resistance mean? Give as many examples as you can of diseases which now have resistant strains of bacteria? Which bacteria have become particularly worrisome?
  2. Briefly describe the history of penicillin and why it's discovery was important.
  3. Bacteria are particularly successful at resisting new drugs that we use against them. Explain various ways they can share resistance genes?
  4. How have we, our doctors, drug companies, cleaning products industry and the food industry contributed to the problem of bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics?
  5. Describe how this problem has affected hospitals.
  6. What measures are we taking to help solve the problem of antibiotic resistance?

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