Notes Tone Unturned
(formerly Asia/Pacific Computer Services, closed down at the end of 2013).
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Always validate information with a reputable, experienced health professional.

BE AWARE - Sarchers Rarely Vet Online Health Sources ...
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"only sometimes," "hardly ever," or "never." 100 million people almost completely trust the health information they find online." ...
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  • Animals / Pets - your four-legged friends can help both kids and adults from feeling "blue" ...
  • Music Therapy / Humor in Medicine ...
  • The Death Clock - When Am I Going To Die?
    The Internet's friendly reminder that life is slipping away .. second by second. Like the hourglass of the Net, the Death Clock will remind you just how short life is. Just enter your date of birth, sex, non-smoking or smoking status and your Body Mass Index (BMI) and the Death Clock will give an indication of your likely date of departure!
  • Calculate your BMI - Body Mass Index (US National Heart Lung and Blood Institute)
        Imperial Units (feet/inches, pounds) - Metric Units (centimetres, kilograms)
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
     
  • LifeTips
  • Life Training - Online
  • Computer-related & Technology-related Health Issues ...

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  • Deafness & Blindness / Hearing / Eyesight ... Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia ...
  • Ageing / Aging / Ageism / Senior Citizenship ...
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  • Stuttering ...
  • Dyslexia ...
  • Coping with Cancer / Melanoma / Mesothelioma ...
    • Australian Cancer Atlas
      Australian Cancer Atlas

    • Steve Dunn's Cancer Guide
    • The Seasons of Survival - dedicated to helping people who have been diagnosed with cancer to cope ... also intended to help the patient’s care-givers as well as providing information and resources to the treating physician and psychotherapist"
    • SunSmart - a key education program of The Cancer Council Victoria with the aim to lead, co-ordinate, implement and evaluate action to minimize the human cost of skin cancer

            SunSmart UV Alert

    • Mesothelioma Symptoms - Mesothelioma is diagnosed in thousands of people each year and it is considered one of the deadliest forms of cancer. Mesothelioma symptoms can be difficult to detect, so this site is a great resource for people who may have been exposed to asbestos.
    • Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance - Mesothelioma.com's mission is to continually provide relevant, timely, and factual information about asbestos exposure and its causal links to mesothelioma cancer.
    • Surviving Mesothelioma and Other Cancers: A Patient's Guide (book)
    • Asbestos.com - The Mesothelioma Center
      >> Free Mesothelioma Guide for patients and families
    • Asbestos.net - The Mesothelioma Justice Network
    • MesotheliomaHelp.org (USA) - provides a live chat option (the only mesothelioma/asbestos website that offers a live chat 24/7), a free mesothelioma caregiver kit, and a free patient's guide to mesothelioma.
    • MesotheliomaSurvival.org (USA) - dedicated to helping mesothelioma victims and their families. Their free Mesothelioma Guide will help you understand your diagnosis with information.
    • Mesothelioma Group (USA) - "Our goal at the Mesothelioma Group is to educate people about this horrible disease, helping patients live longer and gain a better quality of life."
    • Mesothelioma.net (USA) - For mesothelioma patients and loved ones, "we provide free resources, education, support, and hope." There's a live chat option, plus other mesothelioma resources.
    • MesotheliomaSpecialists.org (USA) - their stated mission is "to help connect you with the nation's best doctors, treatment facilities, and clinical trials."
    • Mesothelioma Lawyer Center (USA) - an informational resource on asbestos-related diseases, treatment and legal assistance, for the general public and US military veterans
    • Sokolove Law (USA) - What to know about mesothelioma law Firms and attorneys - Why Should You Hire a Mesothelioma Law Firm? - What to look for in a mesothelioma law firm
    • Mesothelioma Lawyers - Slater & Gordon (Australia)
    • Mesothelioma Veterans Center - Get expert help finding veteran benefits (USA)
    • TreatMesothelioma.org (USA) - a mesothelioma treatment community, dedicated to assisting those suffering from mesothelioma cancer by providing information on their diagnosis, life expectancy, and treatment options.
    • Mesothelioma Help Now (USA) - created to help patients and their families understand their diagnosis.

    • Exercise is medicine for cancer (Australian ABC Television, Catalyst science show, 31 May 2012) - downloadable videos: WMV MP4
    • Exercise as Medicine for Cancer (Edith Cowan University. Western Australia - Research Week, 15th to 19th August 2011)
    • Emily's Melanoma Risk Calculator ...
      This is a risk assessment tool written by researchers, physicians and other employees of the Victorian Melanoma Service (VMS). Using this calculator, you can calculate your risk of developing skin melanoma within the next 5 years. Versions of the same calculator have been developed for health professionals and the general public. (The calculator in one stage uses latitudes displayed on an Australian map, but don't let this deter you from developing an estimated melanoma risk for your own part of the world.)
    • Melbourne Melanoma Project - Useful links page - The MMP is committed to improving the diagnosis and early detection of melanoma and to offer focused treatments based on the latest research. The useful links include Australian Cancer Council's "Understanding Melanoma" PDF booklet and a PDF body map diagram so that you can regularly check your body and be aware of new or changing moles or lesions.

  • Walking for Health Management (and the Dangers of Sitting) ...
  • Cloning ...
  • Bioethics ...
  • The Brain / Coma / Traumatic Brain Injury / TBI / Trauma / Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) / Concussion / Cerebral Palsy ...
  • ILLNESS MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR BUSINESSES - information is for business owners who have a life-changing illness, as well as those who just want to know about the effects of serious illnesses on a business.
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