More Reference Sites

Information on any health related topic
www.aap.org/topics.html
 
American Academy of Pediatrics
www.aap.org
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is the primary professional association for the nation's 55,000 pediatricians. It is dedicated to the health, safety, and well being of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
 
Beansprout Networks
www.beansprout.net
Beansprout connects parents and pediatricians, providing information and resources about children's health and development.
 
Web MD
www.webmd.com
This site provides lots of useful information on a multitude of health-related topics.
 
Zero to Three
www.zerotothree.org
This site focuses on the development of your child during the important first three years of life. Zero to Three is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen and support families, practitioners, and communities to promote the healthy development of babies and toddlers.
 
KidsMeds
www.kidsmeds.org
This site provides parents with detailed information about their child's medications. KidsMeds is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing pediatric drug information to parents. The site is run by registered pharmacists trained in pediatric pharmacy.
 
National Safe Kids Campaign
www.safekids.org
The National Safe Kids Campaign is a national organization dedicated to the prevention of unintentional childhood injury. This site provides a broad range of information on child safety, safety regulations, and recent product recalls.
 
Bright Futures
www.brightfutures.org
The Bright Futures site provides educational materials, tools related to health supervision, and developmental and general health guidelines for children and adolescents. Bright Futures is guided by the Health Resources and Services Administration's Maternal and Child Health Bureau, with support from the Medicaid Bureau of the Health Care Financing Administration.
 
National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov/nip
This site provides immunization information and resources from the National Immunization Program, the federal government's principal agency for immunization policy and recommendations. You will find a wide range of information on vaccine-preventable diseases, the benefits of immunization, and the risks of immunization vs. the risks of disease.
 
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
www.aafa.org
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is a patient organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with asthma and allergies through education, advocacy, and research.
 
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
www.aacap.org
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) aims to aid in the understanding and treatment of developmental, behavioral, and mental disorders. The site includes information on child and adolescent psychiatry, fact sheets for parents and caregivers, and current research.
 
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
www.cpsc.gov
This site offers safety and injury prevention tips as well as recall notices on a wide range of consumer products. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is an independent federal regulatory agency whose mission is to protect the public against unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with consumer products.