Educational & Useful Links
Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine

Category
Website Name
Web Address
Description
Allergies, Asthma & Respiratory Diseases
Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network
http://www.foodallergy.org/
Information on food allergies including education, research, and advocacy
Allergies, Asthma & Respiratory Diseases
American Academy of Allergies, Asthma & Immunology
http://www.aaaai.org/
Information regarding allergies and asthma including treatment and new research
COVID-19
CDC - COVID-19
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/
Information about the COVID-19 coronavirus including information about vaccines
Cancer
American Cancer Society
http://cancer.org/
News and information regarding types of cancer, patient services, treatment options, and statistics
Cancer
Cancer.gov
http://www.cancer.gov/
Official website of National Cancer Institute
Cancer
Families of Children with Cancer
http://www.fcco.org/resources.html
Support and advocacy group for families living with the effects of childhood cancer
Diabetes
Juvenile Diabetes Reserch Foundation International
http://www.jdf.org/
Diabetes materials for children and teens
Diabetes
Children with Diabetes
http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/
Information focused primarily on the needs of children with diabetes
Diabetes
Joslin Diabetes Center
http://www.joslin.org/
Site includes diabetes education, discussion boards, info on legislative activities, press releases, and the latest news
Diabetes
American Diabetes Assocation
http://www.diabetes.org/
Information about diabetes including healthy living choices, insulin reactions, exercise, and diet
General
BAM! Body and Mind
http://www.bam.gov/
Health information site for kids
General
Medical Library Assocation
http://www.mlanet.org/resources/userguide.html
A User's Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Web
General
American Academy of Pediatrics
http://www.aap.org/
Pediatrician member organization w/ information ranging from general child health information to more specific guidelines
General
MEDLINEplus
http://medlineplus.gov/
Includes alphabetical list of "Health Topics", several online medical dictionaries, and consumer drug information
General
Familydoctor.org
http://familydoctor.org/
Health information written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at AAFP.
General
MayoClinic
http://www.mayoclinic.com/
Health education for patients and the general public from the Mayo Clinic. Includes interactive tools to manage health.
General
Healthy Children
http://www.healthychildren.org
Parent-focused site from AAP
General
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/
Resources on diseases, conditions, and other special topics from Dept of Health and Human Services
General
NY Online Access to Health (NOAH)
http://www.noah-health.org/
Full-text health topics arranged alphabetically with definitions, care and treatment, and lists of information resources
General
Kidshealth®
http://www.kidshealth.org/
Health information created by The Nemours Foundation about children from before birth through adolescent
General
Healthfinder®
http://www.healthfinder.gov/
Provides links to online journals, medical dictionaries, minority health, and preventive care
HIV/AIDS
HIV InSite
http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu/
In-depth information about HIV/AIDS
Heart Disease
Congenital Heart Information Network
https://www.facebook.com/TCHIN.org?
Information for children and adults with congenital heart disease
Heart Disease
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/
Information on heart disease for the public
Heart Disease
March of Dimes Birth Defects
http://modimes.org/
Focuses on birth defects with an emphasis on congenital heart disease
Heart Disease
American Heart Association (AHA)
http://www.americanheart.org/
Includes information on warning signs for heart disease and stroke, easy-to-use reference guide, family health information, and risk awareness
Immunizations
CDC Vaccines & Immunization
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/
Various resources regarding immunization including immunization schedules, recommendations, side effects and safety
Immunizations
Vaccine Information
http://www.vaccineinformation.org/
Information about vaccine preventable diseases
Influenza
Flu.gov
http://www.Flu.gov
Information about Influenza including prevention and treatment.
International Travel
Travelers' Health - CDC
http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/ 
Information to assist travelers and healthcare providers in deciding the vaccines, medications, and other measures necessary to prevent illness and injury during travel.   
Kidney Disease
National Kidney Foundation
http://www.kidney.org/
Information on kidneys for the public
Lung Diseases
Controlling Asthma - Vermont Asthma Program
http://healthvermont.gov/prevent/asthma/control.aspx
Site provided by the Vermont Department of Health which has all kinds of links to many other good web sites on asthma
Lung Diseases
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/
Information on lung diseases for the public
Medications
WebMD Medication Information
http://www.webmd.com/drugs/
Medical information on prescription drugs, vitamins, and over-the-counter medications
Neurology & Mental Health
U.S. Pain Foundation
http://www.uspainfoundation.org/
Addresses many sources of acute and chronic pain with information on management and medications
Neurology & Mental Health
Sleep Foundation
http://www.sleepfoundation.org/
Information on sleep health and safety
Neurology & Mental Health
American Psychological Association
http://www.apa.org/index.aspx
Provides information on a range of psychology topics
Nutrition and Fitness
CDC: Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity & Obesity
http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpao/index.html
Information on achieving and maintaining a healthy weight including nutrition and physical activity
Nutrition and Fitness
We Can!
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan/
Focuses on ways to enhance children's activity and nutrition
Safety
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
http://nhtsa.gov/Safety/CPS
Information on car seat and vehicle safety for kids
Skin Diseases
SkinCarePhysicians.com
http://www.skincarephysicians.com/
Provides information on treatment & management of skin diseases
Ticks
CDC - Ticks
http://www.cdc.gov/ticks/
Information about ticks including how to avoid them and about tickborne diseases
Ticks
How to Remove a Tick
http://www.cdc.gov/ticks/removing_a_tick.html
Information on removal of ticks