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 stressed.
Read what other immigrants think about living with stress.
Read and listen to a story about HIV and do English learning activities.
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 Links for English Students
to study more health vocabulary
What do you know about HIV?  Take a quiz.
Read stories and plays about HIV written by English students.
More Listening Activities
Doctor's Appointment dialogue
Medical Advice dialogue
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
Crossword Puzzles
Body parts
Staying Healthy
In the Hospital
Don't 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).
Do you need to see a doctor or dentist?
Learn more about sexually transmitted infections and how to prevent them.
(Open with Adobe Reader.)
Do you know how to prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STD's)?  Take a quiz.
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
Dialogues for the doctor's office and the hospital (no sound).