Education & Useful Links

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Primary Care Health Partners has selected the following sites we believe may provide useful information to you. However, we do not manage these sites and are therefore not responsible for their content. These sites remain solely responsible for any claim, advice, or advertisement appearing on their site. If, after reviewing these sites, you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact one of our offices for additional information.

Pediatric & Adolescent Patient Resources

Category

Name

Description

General Medical Library Assocation A User's Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Web
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Resources on diseases, conditions, and other special topics from Dept of Health and Human Services
Familydoctor.org Health information written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at AAFP
Healthcare 411 Uses latest multimedia technologies to offer helpful information about new findings from AHRQ-sponsored research.  Also provides links to AHRQ's public service announcements.
Healthfinder® Provides links to online journals, medical dictionaries, minority health, and prevent and care
Kidshealth® Health information created by The Nemours Foundation about children from before birth through adolescent
MayoClinic Health education for patients and the general public from the Mayo Clinic. Includes interactive tools to manage health
MEDLINEplus Established by National Library of Medicine includes alphabetical list of "Health Topics", serveral online medical dictionaries, and consumer drug information
NY Online Access to Health (NOAH) Full-text health topics arranged alphabetically with definitions, care and treatment, and lists of information resources
American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatrician member organization with information ranging from general child health information to more specific guidelines
Healthy Children Parent-focused site from AAP
Zero to Three Information promoting the health and development of infants and toddlers.
 
Allergies, Asthma & Respiratory Diseases Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network Information on food allergies including education, research, and advocacy
American Academy of Allergies, Asthma & Immunology Information regarding allergies and asthma inlcuding treatment and new research
 
Cancer Cancer.gov Official website of National Cancer Institute
American Cancer Society News and information regardng types of cancer, patient services, treatment options, and statistics
Families of Children with Cancer Support and advocacy group for families living with the effects of childhood cancer
 
Diabetes American Diabetes Assocation Information about diabetes including healthy living choices, insulin reactions, exercise, and diet
Children with Diabetes Information focused primarily on the needs of children with diabetes
Joslin Diabetes Center Information provided by one of the leading diabetes clinics. Site includes diabetes education, discussion boards, info on legislative activities, press releases, and the latest news.
 
Drug & Alcohol Abuse Alcoholics Anonymous Support services for alcoholics and family members of alcoholics
 
Heart Disease American Heart Association (AHA) Includes information on warning signs for heart disease and stroke, easy-to-use reference guide, family health information, and risk awareness
Congenital Heart Information Network Information for children and adults with congenital heart disease
March of Dimes Birth Defects Focuses on birth defects with an emphasis on congenital heart disease
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Information on heart disease for the public
 
HIV/Aids HIV InSite In-depth information about HIV/AIDS
 
Immunizations Vaccine Information Information about vaccine preventable diseases
HHS Vaccine Information Gives consumers more information about vaccines and immunizations and helps them make informed decisions about preventive health.
CDC Vaccines & Immunization CDC site with various resources regarding immunization including immunization schedules, recommendations, and side effects and safety
 
Influenza Flu.gov Information about Influenza including prevention and treatment.
Flu Myths Addresses misconceptions about Seasonal Influenza and Influenza Vaccines
 
International Travel Travelers' Health - CDC Offers information to assist travelers and their health-care providers in deciding the vaccines, medications, and other measures necessary to prevent illness and injury during international travel."  Please plan ahead and consult this site several months before you plan to leave!
 
Kidney Disease National Kidney Foundation Information on kidneys for the public
 
Lung Diseases Controlling Asthma - Vermont Asthma Program Site provided by the Vermont Department of Health which has all kinds of links to many other good web sites on asthma
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Information on lung diseases for the public
 
Medications Vermont Rx Card Prescription assistance program for uninsured or under-insured individuals living or working in Vermont
  WebMD Medication Information Medical information on prescription drugs, vitamins, and over-the-counter medications
 
Neurology & Mental Health American Psychological Association Provides information on a range of psychology topics
American Pain Foundation Addresses many sources of acute and chronic pain with information on management and medications
Sleep Foundation Information on sleep health and safety
 
Nutrition and Fitness We Can! Focuses on ways to enhance children's activity and nutrition
CDC: Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity & Obesity Information on achieving and maintaining a health weight including nutrition and physical activity
 
Safety National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Information on car seat and vehicle safety for kids
 
 
Ticks CDC - Ticks Information about ticks including how to avoid them and about tickborne diseases
How to Remove a Tick Information on removal of ticks