Additional Recommended Web Sites

ACS’s Screamin’ Interactive site Fun filled kid’s site aimed at avoiding smoking.

Babies Today Part of the iParenting network, an internet community for parents. The mission  of the company is to inform, inspire and unit parents and parents-to-be.
Babycenter.com BabyCenter.com, together with its companion site ParentCenter.com, a web resource for  parents of children ages 2 to 8, is dedicated to helping you find the  information and support you need for your pregnancy, baby, toddler, or child.

CAPPS- Craniosynostosis And Positional  Plagiocephaly Support, Inc.

Center for Young Women’s Health Offers health information, clinical care, and a variety of programs and services  designed to educate and empower girls and young women ages 12-22.

Consumer Product Safety Commission Provides product recall information.

 Early Childhood Educator’s and  Family Web Corner Articles and links about education, health, nutrition, parenting, consumer  information, and safety.

 FDA Kid’s Page Fun filled site from the Food and Drug Administration

 First Signs A national non-profit organization dedicated to educating parents and pediatric  professionals about the early warning signs of autism and other developmental  disorders.

 The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) Their mission is to raise public awareness, to provide advocacy and education,  and to advance research on behalf of all those affected by food allergies and  anaphylaxis.

HealthyChildren.org A web site created by the American Academy of Pediatrics that provides  a wealth of information on all aspects child health. The American Academy of  Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and  resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents  and young adults. The AAP has approximately 60,000 members in the United States,  Canada, Mexico, and many other countries. Members include pediatricians,  pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists. More than  34,000 members are board-certified and called Fellows of the American Academy of  Pediatrics (FAAP).

 Healthfinder A free gateway to reliable consumer health and human services information  developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB) Mission is to improve the health and safety of mothers, babies and families  through education and collaborate partnerships of public and private  organizations.

I Am Your Child A national public awareness and engagement campaign to make early childhood development a top priority for our nation.

 ImpactOnline Hooks teens up with local and long-distance volunteer opportunities and internships.

InteliHealth Provides credible information and useful tools from the most trusted sources, including Harvard Medical School and University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.

KidsHealth – Health information for parents, kids, and teens. http://www.kidshealth.org/

LD Online: Kidzone – A place for kids with learning disabilities to play and learn. http://www.ldonline.org/kidzone/kidzone.html

Mayo Clinic Health Oasis – The mission of MayoClinic.com is to help people find the answers and the support they need to manage illness and stay healthy. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health-information/

Med Help International – A non-profit organization, is dedicated to helping all who are in need find qualified medical information and support for their medical conditions and questions. http://www.medhelp.org/

MEDLINEplus – A gold mine of up-to-date, quality health care information from the world’s largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. MEDLINEplus is for anyone with a medical question. http://www.medlineplus.gov/

The Merck Manual Online – Your source for complete and comprehensive medical information. Health-care professionals have turned to The Merck Manual for more than a century. Now this information is available to you, in easy-to-understand English. http://www.merckhomeedition.com/

Micromedix – More than 4,000 patient education documents available. http://www.micromedex.com/

Morton Hospital and Medical Center, Taunton, MA – Primarily concerned with maintaining and restoring the health of people who live or work in the central  part of Southeastern Massachusetts http://www.mortonhospital.org/

National Library of Medicine – Includes Medline and Medlineplus where you can find answers to your health questions. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/

Parenthoodweb.com – Parenting, Pregnancy, Family, Childcare, Breastfeeding and Infant / Baby resources. The award-winning parenting, pregnancy and family community for parents and prospective parents. http://www.parenthoodweb.com/

PDR Health – From the publishers of the PDR, the authoritative source for medications. This site provides consumers with information on diseases, health & wellness, drug information, clinical trials, and product info & offers. http://www.pdrhealth.com/

PEDINFO – An index of the pediatric internet, useful  for both doctors and patients. http://www.pedinfo.org/

The Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association – Exists to provide comprehensive information, support, and advocacy for women and girls with the condition known as polycystic ovary syndrome. http://www.pcosupport.org/

Safemedication.com – The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists’ Med Master can help you find the important information you need to use your medications safely and effectively. http://www.safemedication.com/

SAFE KIDS – A national organization dedicated solely to educating the incidence of childhood injuries. http://www.safekids.org/

SeatCheck – A joint initiative by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and DaimlerChrysler. The site includes a car inspection locator to help parents find safety seat inspection locations. The locator includes a list of organizations and other entities that offer seat inspections. It is the most comprehensive list of inspection resources throughout the country. http://www.seatcheck.org/

Stuttering Foundation of America – Provides free online resources, services and support to those who stutter and their families, as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering. http://www.stutteringhelp.org/

Teen Scene – Teen info from the Food and Drug Administration. http://www.fda.gov/oc/opacom/kids/html/7teens.htm

Tips 4 Youth – Advice on how to quit smoking (or avoid starting). http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/youth/index.htm

WebMD – The leader in providing services that help physicians, consumers, providers and health plans navigate the complexity of the healthcare system. http://www.webmd.com/

YouthActionNet – Seeks to connect, inspire and nurture present and future young leaders. Their  aim is to provide a virtual space where young people can share lessons, stories, information and advice on how to lead effective change. http://www.youthactionnet.org/

Zero to Three – National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families. http://www.zerotothree.org/