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Helpful References/Links for "Sick/Problem/Well/Parenting" Care:
Pediatric Health Advisor excellent pediatric medical advice (indexed)
Pediatric Advisor - Spanish - (Spanish version of the above - McKesson).
Pediatric Advisor - Other Languages- (Other languages - McKesson).
Helpful Videos - (educational Pt Ed videos - from Boys Town Peds).
Childrens's Hospital Minnesota - excellent educational references
KidsHealth for Parents - excellent pediatric and parenting reference!
Kids Health for Parents - Spanish - excellent pediatric reference!
KidsHealth for Teens - (excellent Teen version of the above - McKesson).
KidsHealth for Teens - Spanish - (excellent Teen version - McKesson).
KidsHealth for Kids - (excellent "Kids" version of the above - McKesson).
KidsHealth for Kids - Spanish - (excellent "Kids" version - McKesson).
KidsHealth in Spanish - (excellent Spanish version of the above).
Medication/Drug Information Look-up - RxList.com - (Info about Meds).
Medication/Drug Information Look-up - Drugs.com - (Info about Meds).
Medication/Drug Info and Safety - Pharmacists - Info/Safety abouts Meds
Medication/Drug Information Mobile Apps - (Android and iPhone).
HealthyChildren.org Pediatric Health Info - excellent info (AAP, In English).
HealthyChildren.org Pediatric Health Info - excellent info (AAP, In Spanish)
C C Parenting Network - Catawba County Parenting Network - classes.
The Parents Journal Parenting Tips - Tips from other parents - parenting.
The Parents Journal Radio Show - NPR radio program on parenting.
The Parents Journal Audio Clips - 500+ parenting lectures to listen to!
The Parents Journal Main Page - Great programs for parenting issues
KidEmergencies.com - Childhood Emergency and Poisoning Resource.
DrGreen.com - Great Information for parents of many topics.
Kids Health First: - General information on child care.
Growth and Development - Excellent for up through school-age..
Teen Growth and Body Concerns - Excellent for teens through college.
Newborn Care - Excellent Newborn resources from KidsHealth.com.
Development and Growth - growth and development section of KidsHealth.
Zero to Three - excellent information on early childhood
Developmental milestones- age-specific developmental milestones listed.
Behavior & Emotions- great, emotions and behavior section of KidsHealth.
Rainbows for Crisis - programs helping children through grief process.
All Kinds of Minds - programs for children with learning/school problems.
Dads and Daughters - fostering great relationships - fathers & daughters.
Child/Adol Psychiatry - am. acad. of child & adolescent psychiatry.
Child/Adol Psychiatry - AACAP - Helpful Mental Health Facts for Families.
CHADD - Children and Adults with ADHD web-site - lots of resources.
WonderWise Parents - resources for child development and parenting.
Quotes For Parents - great quotes for parents to think about.
Disabilities, Special Needs
Disabilities (AAP) - information about disabilities from the Acad. of Pediatrics.
Disabilities Resource Community - Learning Disabilities Resource Comm.
IEPs - information on Individualized Education Plans (IEP's)
Dyslexia Support Group - The International Dyslexia Program web-site.
More Health Information:
Patient Education Clearlinghouse - Dept of Pediatrics - UMHS, ENG.
Patient Education Clearlinghouse Spanish - Pept. Peds. UMHS, Spanish.
Animated Body Guide - pictorial anatomy guide/lessons, InnerBody.com.
CDC in Atlanta - Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta - excellent info.
CDC Diseases/Cond. - Centers for Disease Control - info. on conditions
Nat. Libraries Medicine - National Libraries of Medicine (searchable)
NIH Health Information - National Institutes of Health Info (searchable)
MedlinePlus Health Info - excellent - Medline Plus (US NLM and NIH)
Audio Clips - Education - excellent - Parents Journal audio education
Reach Out and Read! - Making books part of healthy childhood
Home Schooling - National Home Education Research Institute - NHERI
Harvard Educ. Letter - Harvard Education Letter - great information
Child Financial Training - Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy - children.
Financial Aid for College - SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid (for college)
Picture Book Reviews - List/Reviews of recommended books for children.
After-School Alliance- After-School programs for children ways to start them.
Dolly Pardon Imagination Library - Books sent to home monthly to age 5.
Vaccinate Your Baby- EXCELLENTreference about immunization info.
Vaccine public service announcements: PSAs by Amanda Peet & AAP, etc.
Vaccinate Your Baby - EXPERT INFOabout immunizations - MANY sources.
Vaccine Education Center - EXCELLENT- Children's Hosp of Philadelphia.
Autism's False Profits - Bad Science, Risky Medicine, Search/Cure - Great.
Detailed reviews of diet/autism info: Article is excellent and informative.
AAP Immunization Info- American Academy of Pediatrics immunization info.
AAP Immunization Safety - American Academy of Peds immuniz. safety.
Every Child by Two - Every Child by Two immuniz. safety - Rosalynn Carter.
AAFP Immunization Info - American Academy of Family Practice imm. info.
AMA Immunization Info - American Medical Association immunization info.
CDC Immunization Safety - Centers for Disease Control immunization info.
10 Vaccine Myths - Busted - Parenting Magazine.
Immunization Omission/Delay Deaths - Case History of Deaths - no "shots".
Immunization Action Coalition - Immunization Info for health professionals.
Institute for Vaccine Safety - EXCELLENT Immunization Info in great detail.
National Network for Immunization Information - EXCELLENT Information.
Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases - Ask experts questions directly.
Voices for Vaccines - Dedicated and Reliable source of immunization info.
Vaccines & Immunizations - Centers for Disease Control & Prev (CDC).
Immunization Practices - ACIP - Advisory Committee for Immun Practices.
Vaccine Info Statements - Vaccine Information Sheets - many languages.
The Truth about Vaccines and Autism - EXCELLENTImmunization Info
National Association for Immunization Information - Excellent reference.
NC Immunize - Information on Immunizations for the State Of NC.
Do Vaccines Cause That? - Clearly sets the record straight about safety.
FDA information on Immunization Safety - FDA studies on vaccine safety.
CDC Travel Health- CD Travelers' Health - excellent information - to anywhere.
MD Travel Health - complete travel health information - to anywhere.
Breastfeeding Basics index to topics - from KidsHealth.com web site.
Drug Lookup Breastfeeding- Drug lookup for pregnancy and breastfeeding.
La Leche League- excellent information to support breastfeeding.
AAP Breastfeeding Medication List - Academy of Pediatrics Info on drugs.
Nutrition and Exercise:
Breast Feeding Basics: menu from the KidsHealth breastfeeding web site.
Fitness and Nutrition- Nutrition and fitness information - from KidsHealth.
Eat Smart More More - North Carolina "Eat Smart Move More" program.
Turn Off TV/Video - Center for Screen-time Awareness (TV/video/computer)
NIH Healthy Lifestyles - National Institutes of Health - Weight control info.
Drug Abuse Prevention - Strategies for prevention of drug abuse.
NC Alliance for Health- To reduce smoking around kids and reduce obesity.
Drug Abuse Prevention - The science behind drug abuse - great for teens.
Safe Kids USA - preventing accidental injury in children.
Toy Recalls- Product Recalls - sponsored by US Government
Recalled Products- Product recalls - US Consumer Product Safety Commis.
Toy Safety - Federation of State PIRGs - finding and removing unsafe toys.
Internet Child Safety - National Center for Missing & Exploited Kids.
Video Game Rating - Entertainment Software Rations Board.
Safe Young Drivers - a guide for parents and teens.
Missing Kids - main site - National Center for Missing & Exploited Kids.
Child-Care, Camps, etc.
Child Care Resources - National Association for Child Care Resources.
Child Care Facilities Rated - NC Division of Child Development.
Summer Camps - National Camp Association - a recognized authority.
Mothers and More - organization dedicated to improving the lives of mothers.
Twins, Triplets, etc.- supporting multiple birth families - at every step.
Child Care Resources- resource for finding high-quality child care.
America's Promise- resource (Gen. Colin Powell) helping disadvantaged.
American Academy of Pediatrics- search for camps/child-care via site.
Alliance for Childhood- child advocacy for healthy and enriching environment.
Internet Safety, etc.
Internet Safety - KidsHealth- Internet safety information from KidsHealth.
Safe CyberSurfing - Kids- More Internet safety information from KidsHealth.
Screentime Habits/Safety- healthy habits for TV, video games, and Internet.
Teen Internet Safety - safe Internet surfing tips for teens - from TeensHealth.
Internet Checklist - Parents - fill the checklist out & think about your situation.
CyberSafety for Kids- a parent's guide to cybersafety for kids online.
Educational Games - examples of safe educational computer games.
Internet Checklist - Teens- fill the checklist out & think about your situation.
Online Safety Rules- Kids Rules for on-line computer safety.
SafeKids - Internet- discussions, info, and video about Internet safety.
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