Helpful Links :
Here is a great site that has fun medical and health games for kids and teens: http://www.vitalitymedical.com/fun-medical-health-games
Helpful Links :Here is a great resource on Internet safety for Parents, dedicated to helping Families with Internet safety: http://internet-safety.yoursphere.comHelpful Links :
13 Ways to Boost Your Daughter's Self-EsteemHelpful Links:
National PTA: Parent’s Guide to the National School Lunch Program (PDF File)Helpful Links
Healthline provides a very comprehensive overview of bipolar disorder as a critical starting point for individuals and/or their loved ones. Please visit: http://www.healthline.com/health/bipolar-disorder for more information.
The Child Anxiety network, http://www.childanxiety.net/
America's Move to raise a healthier generation of kids, http://www.letsmove.gov/
Here are some useful Health and Safety links...
www.kidshealth.org site provides general health information for children
http://cdc.gov/ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://children.webmd.com/ WebMD for children's issues
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/childrenshealth.html The NIH site for children's health
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/children.htm A CDC page with links to children's health statistics
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/childrens-health/CC99999 The Mayo Clinic's section on children's health
http://yosemite.epa.gov/ochp/ochpweb.nsf/content/homepage.htm EPA's section on children's health
http://www.noah-health.org/en/healthy/children/ The New York Online Access (NOAH) to health for children
https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/Pages/AAP-Health-Initiatives.aspx The American Academy of Pediatrics
http://www.npr.org/templates/topics/topic.php?topicId=1030 National Public Radio segments on children's health. This program does have some timely information, such as when pediatricians suggested that over-the-counter cold medicines not be given to children under age 4.
http://www.statehealthfacts.org/chfs.jsp?rgn=34&rgn=1 Health statistics for NY State (statistics for all states are available and can be found from the home page).
http://www.chconline.org/ The Children's Health Council
http://www.webmd.com/drugs/index-drugs.aspx WebMD page for medicines
http://www.rxlist.com/script/main/hp.asp A drug index (tied to WebMD)
http://www.nycourts.gov/ip/parent-ed/ The New York State Parent Education and Awareness Program to educate divorcing or separating parents about the impact of their breakup on their children.
http://www.nccic.org/ The National Child Care Information and Technical Assistance Center
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/ Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
http://www.ncemch.org/ The National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health (NCEMCH) at Georgetown University
http://mchb.hrsa.gov/ Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration
http://www.aacap.org/ American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry
http://www.emedicine.com/ A clinical reference site from WebMD
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/ad/ad314.pdf Growth charts for children, from the CDC. This site includes information on how to interpret the charts.
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/about/major/nhanes/growthcharts/clinical_charts.htm The link to clinical growth charts for those who'd prefer not to spend time looking through the rather large .pdf directly above.
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/about/major/nhanes/growthcharts/charts.htm The link to individual growth charts for those who'd prefer not to spend time looking at the larger .pdf file.
This information is not a substitute for health care for your child. Talk with your child's health care provider to make sure that your child is getting the most appropriate care, especially if you have questions about the information or concerns about your child's health.
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