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Useful Links

Adolescent Health
Information for and by teens delivered in teen-friendly messages from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. is a reliable online resource for teens who have questions about their health, their bodies, relationships, and sexuality. It is informative, and encourages teens to also discuss these issues with their doctor and parents.

The Children's Advocacy Project lists many social service agencies for families who need help. It includes after school programs, mental health, teen resources, and many useful handouts.

Site of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology; find lots of information about asthma and allergy here.
The Allergy & Asthma Network (Mothers of Asthmatics) helps parents and children cope with allergies and asthma.
Dedicated site for kids, teens, and adults with valuable information from The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network.

Attention Deficit Disorder
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder site offers support and resources for children and adults.
Facts about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder from the National Institute of Mental Health.

International breastfeeding organization provides support for feeding your newborn and infant, as well as many other resources for breastfeeding. Text is available in many languages.
Maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; excellent breastfeeding site that starts with the basics and answers many common questions about technique, benefits, concerns, pumping, storing, and more.

Child Development
This site from Autism New Jersey, a nonprofit agency, provides information about advocacy, services, family and professional education, and consultation.
Trusted health information on child development from Medline Plus.

General Parenting
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry provides information about mental health disorders and resources for children and teens.
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers valuable advice on a wide variety of health and child-rearing topics.
The American Dental Association provides useful information about fluoride, cavities, and more.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website provides a wealth of information about many health topics.
The American Academy of Pediatrics’ site offers valuable advice on a wide variety of health and child-rearing topics.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services site for children covers various topics for parents and children and offers many links to other sites.
Provides online health information and resources for parents and teens.
Information for parents, kids, and teens from Nemours Foundation.

Nutrition and Fitness
FDA site provides information on food safety, nutrition, and cosmetics.
Interactive tools from the U.S. Department of Agriculture help teach parents and children about nutrition and healthy food choices.

American Association of Poison Control Centers offers important information for poison safety and education.
Learn about recalled toys and other products from the Consumer Products Safety Commission.
Find practical information about making your home safe; offers a room by room tour of potential dangers and solutions.
This National Pesticide Information Center provides information to help you make informed decisions about pesticide use.
A site dedicated to preventing childhood injury, with great safety guidelines for car seats, fire safety, and poison prevention, as well as links for recalls, car seat installation, and more.

Check this site before traveling abroad for important information on health-related topics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Specific information about immunizations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Information sheets from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that explain the benefits and risks of vaccines to recipients, their parents, or their legal representatives.
Reliable, accurate information about vaccines and the diseases they prevent from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Independent assessments of vaccines and vaccine safety plus educational information provided by the Institute for Vaccine Safety of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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