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About Kids Health
- Provides parents, children and first tier health care providers with free, evidence-based information about everday health and comples medical conditions.
After The Injury
- From the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, helps parents and their children deal with recent trauma. Learn what to expect after a trauma and how to handle it both physically and mentally.
American Academy of Pediatrics: Children's Health Topics
- Information on developmental stages, safety, and advocacy for babies, children, teens, and adolescents.
- Free resource for new and expectant parents, with tips and checklists on choosing a pediatrician, baby safety, and product recalls.
Backpack Safety America
- A comprehensive educational program to train the proper and biomechanically correct way to use backpacks. Includes a safety video and a list of doctors who will bring the program to participating schools.
Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati: Patient Education Program
- Created by nurses and physicians, features information about health, conditions and treatments. Includes a searchable database.
- Food and Drug Administration provides medicine cabinet information, vaccination facts, and other health concerns about children.
Focus on Kids Health
- A complete listing of all health information about kids and teens, including acne, AIDS awareness, allergies and asthma, attention deficit disorders and dyslexia.
Healthy Child Online
- A searchable library of articles and links covering vaccinations, ear infections, childhood illnesses, ADHD, and various other conditions, diseases and concerns.
- Dedicated to children’s health and wellness issues including current health topics, articles as well as a medical blog.
- Part of a parenting portal, with information on childhood illnesses, diseases and other various medical conditions. Also provides information on first aid for fevers, colds, cuts and burns.
InteliHealth: Children's Health
- Find articles, news, and information on vaccinations, medical conditions, surgeries, nutrition and other pediatric health topics.
Kids Health Galaxy
- Information for kids to learn about what happens at the hospital. Find out what to expect from test taken through having an operation, all given in a kid friendly way (cartoons) that will help settle their nerves before going to the hospital.
Kids Health Info for Parents
- Fact sheets on common conditions are available for browsing or downloading. Prepared and updated by the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
- A cartoon character and her friends teach young people how to handle risky situations. Includes stories, mini-series, songs and videos, as well as teacher resources.
National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement
- Experts at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center collaborate with communities and organizations to assist students, staff and families. Includes bereavement guidelines for schools, parent guide and template letters.
- Resources for parents with kids of all ages based on popular radio show The Parent Report. Includes articles, book excerpts and radio shows.
Parenting and Child Health
- Search the database for articles on the health and development of children and parenting advice.
Parents for Barefoot Children
- Promotes healthy barefoot activities for children. Provides medical research, literature and suggestions.
Safe Kids Worldwide
- A global network of organizations aiming to prevent accidental childhood injury. Provides details of programs and members, with video, news, and safety tips.
- Assists parents with a variety of health information and resources for their children. Height and weight growth charts and articles on minor illnesses, first aid and nutrition.
UNICEF: Facts for Life
- Presents practical, effective and low-cost ways to protect children's lives and health. Includes child development and early learning, nutrition and growth, immunization, hygiene, and injury prevention.
Virtual Pediatric Hospital
- A library of authoritative information for primary care providers and patients. Includes database of resources on illnesses.
Why Doctors Order Laboratory Tests
- Written for parents to help explain diagnostic procedures to their children.
Young and Healthy Online
- Guide for children's good health, incorporating advice from pediatricians in the community who are specifically trained in the prevention and treatment of illness in children.
Your Child's Health
- Children's Medical Center of Dallas publication advises parents on diverse topics on caring for children, including when various symptoms require a physician's attention.
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