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The Following Sites have been carefully selected to offer you the most up to date and reliable information on the internet.


American Academy of Family Physicians
www.familydoctor.org-- The AAFP's patient education site. Includes hundreds of handouts, brochures, flowcharts, and other resources for you.

American Academy of Pediatrics
www.aap.org
The AAP is a group of over 50,000 pediatricians promoting the health, safety and wellbeing of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. This site includes current news, immunization information, books on many topics available to purchase, and much more.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.org
The CDC is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health & safety of people at home and abroad. Their site offers Health Topics A-Z and a Traveler's Health section, among other informative information.

KidsHealth
www.Kidshealth.org
Kids Health is the largest and most visited doctor-approved site providing health information for kids from birth through adolescence. It is created by the Nemour's Foundation and provides families with up-to-date, jargon-free, health information they can use. There are separate areas for Parents, Kids, and Teens - each with it's own design, age-appropriate content and tone.

Healthfinder

www.healthfinder.gov -- Government-created compendium of online health resources chosen for their quality.

www.mayoclinic.com -- Sponsored by the Mayo Clinic, a variety of helpful information including a drug database, health news and information, interactive health quizzes, an ask-a-doctor feature, and a pregnancy date calculator.


www.medicinenet.com -- Information on diseases, treatments, drug information, a medical dictionary, and medical news. Written by board-certified family physicians and sub-specialists.