These are good resources for general information on children’s healthcare:
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Explore a wealth of practical information on diseases, conditions, medications, symptoms, healthy living, and more.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Go straight to the Parenting Corner for advice on choosing a physician, immunizations, child development, safety and injury prevention, and more.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention This is the place for official government health data and recommendations for kids from birth to age twenty. You will find interactive tools, charts, growth tables, recommended vaccinations, and information on infectious and chronic diseases, injuries, disabilities, and environmental health threats.
KidsHealth.org Here you’ll find practical, easy-to-read articles on a range of diseases and chronic conditions. There are also doctor-approved resources and information. The site is divided into unique areas for parents, children, and teens.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Check out this site with your kids! Includes games, contests, pointers on how to surf the Net safely and create personal sites, plus information on substance abuse, safety, and more.
Yuckiest Site on the Internet Explore a range of fascinatingly yucky science topics with your kids. The site includes a section on understanding the gross and cool human body.
From The Smart Parent's Guide: Getting Your Kids Through Checkups, Illnesses, and Accidents by Jennifer Trachtenberg.
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