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Teaching and Learning with Online Educational Videos: A Subject List of Web Resources for Educators (August 2013): Health and Medicine

By Susan Ariew

Health and Medicine
(YouTube One Channel) is a gateway video site to federal domestic HIV/AIDS information and resources.  Video topics include national HIV/AIDS government strategies, conference events and lectures with experts, informational videos about AIDS, and informational videos for the public.

American Cancer Society
(YouTube One Channel)

This channel includes informational videos that answer basic questions about cancer, cancer prevention, treatment, research, advocacy, and ACS events.

(YouTube One Channel)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention channel offers CDC TV informational videos about obesity, smoking and tobacco use, physical activity, HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, birth defects and disability, global health, and more.  The site includes some videos in Spanish.

Stanford Hospital and Clinics
(YouTube One Channel)

This channel is devoted to educating the public about health issues while also promoting the expertise of doctors and clinics at Stanford Hospital.  Playlists feature information for patients, general health, health lectures, events, educational videos, and news.

World Health Organization
 (YouTube One Channel)

WHO directs global health initiatives within the United Nations system.  Its YouTube channel includes videos on HIV/AIDS, noncommunicable diseases, tobacco use, World Health Day events, world immunization, tropical diseases, and more.