Additional Sites and Resources
When seeking medical advice, a lot of confusing and conflicting information can be found on the Internet. To help, we’ve provided a list of reliable websites and resources for you below that can help answer your questions and concerns.
- autism.sesamestreet.org - Sesame Street and Autism: See amazing in all children.
- www.chadd.org – An educational resource on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), CHADD is the nation’s leading non-profit organization serving individuals with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
- www.cdc.gov – Serves as the national focus for promoting health and quality of life through its efforts to prevent and control diseases, injury, and disability.
- www.foodallergy.org - provides food allergy research and education.
- www.HealthyChildren.org- sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
- www.Kidshealth.org – Nutrition and fitness tips for parents.
- www.Choosemyplate.gov – Recipes, tips and more on raising healthy families from the USDA
- www.Letsmove.gov – The First Lady’s initiative to ensure our kids grow up healthy by eating right and being active.
- www.Immunize.org – Creates and distributes educational materials about the delivery of safe and effective immunization services.
- www.Kellymom.com- information on parenting and breastfeeding.
- www.LaLecheLeague.org- breastfeeding information and support.
- www.nimh.nih.gov- National institute of mental health website. Detailed information on the causes, symptoms, and treatments of mental health problems.
- www.aapcc.org – Maintains a 24-hour Poison Help Hotline continually staffed by physicians, pharmacists, and toxicology specialists nationwide.
- www.VaccinateYourBaby.org- provides information on vaccination.
- www.medlineplus.gov - trusted health information for you from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
- www.asbestos.com/mesothelioma/pleural/ - information on pleural mesothelioma, a rare malignant cancer caused by inhaling asbestos fibers into the lungs.