Learn about good health
Watch a short video about new recommendations for a
balanced diet and exercise from the United States
Department of Agriculture (USDA).  The vocabulary is
difficult.  Relax and watch the video.
There is good information on the Internet about how to take care of
yourself.  Here are links to some interesting web sites. Click on the
underlined words to visit a site.
Get a personal diet and exercise recommendation
based on your age, sex, and how active you are.
Learn more about the variety of foods you should eat.
Food and Exercise
Stress and Depression
Tips for eating out:  learn how to order nutritious meals at restaurants.
Here are some ideas about how to relax when you are
Read what other immigrants think about living with stress.
Read and listen to a story about HIV and do English learning activities.W
HIV/AIDS (SIDA) and other
sexually transmitted diseases
Read and listen to a story about smoking and
do English learning activities.
Lung Cancer
Go to the Main ESL Links page
to study more health vocabulary
What do you know about HIV?  Take a quiz.
Less Meat More Beans: learn about high protein foods and do activities (with audio).
Feeling the Blues: read and listen to information
about depression and do language activities.
Emergencies:  what you should do
Never have unprotected sex!  Learn about using condoms.
Take another quiz about HIV.  There's more to learn!
Common questions and answers about condoms.
Learn about medical services at the:

Arlington Urgent Care Center,

Arlington Free Clinic, and

Dental Hygiene Clinic operated by
Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) and
other dental resources.
Do you need to see a doctor or dentist?
Learn more about nutrition in YOUR LANGUAGE.
Learn more about depression.
Breast Cancer

Read and listen to a story about two women who
take care of themselves with mammograms and
self-examination.  (English students in Massachusetts
wrote this story.)
Cancer Prevention
Practice reading medical appointment cards
What are the symptoms of other sexually
transmitted diseases (STD's)?  
Learn how to prevent STD's.