Patient Education

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ARTICLES OF INTEREST

Check-up Schedule
Chickenpox
Diet Instruction
Eczema
Fever Management
Head Injury
Nose Bleeds
Sick Visits
Switching to Solid Foods
Treatment of Vulvovaginitis 
HPV Vaccine is for males too
Summer Safety Tips
Toilet Training: Battle or Breeze?
The Hepatitis A Vaccine
Use Your Head: Wear Your Bike Helmet!
Clearing the Air: Parental Smoking is a Serious Health Hazard for Children
Effective Discipline: Consistency, Control and Lots of Love Are Parents’ Keys
Good Sleep is Safe Sleep: A Few Tips for Parents
Ear Infections: What’s a Parent to Do?
The New and Improved Meningitis Vaccine
Vitamins and Your Baby
Preventing the Bite of West Nile Virus
Ticks and Lyme Disease

 

Other Resources

General Pediatric Care

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Healthy Children
The AAP’s interactive website for parents

American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics official web site

Kids Health
Doctor approved information about infants, children and adolescents

Mayo Clinic Health Information Center
Information about diseases, medications, medical tests, and other important knowledge provided by the famous physicians of Mayo Clinic

University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital
The University of Chicago’s state of the art new children’s hospital

CDC Parent Portal
Articles and information from the Center for Disease Control on a variety of topics relating to children and children’s health

 

Vaccinations

CDC Home page for Vaccines 
The CDC’s web site for the most up-to-date information on vaccines and immunizations of children and adults

AAP Immunization Information
The American Academy of Pediatrics site offering comprehensive information of immunizations

Immunization Action Coalition
A link to an up-to-date, comprehensive collection of immunization resources

 

Allergies

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
The AAAAI web site has comprehensive information regarding allergies and their treatment

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network
FAAN’s mission is to raise public awareness, to provide advocacy and education, and to advance research on behalf of all those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis.

 

Attention Deficit Disorder, Autism, Behavior Issues

Children and Adults with ADD
CHADD is the nation’s leading non-profit organization serving individuals with Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder

CDC’s Information Page on ADD
The Center for Disease Control’s informational web site on ADD / ADHD

Autism Society
The Autism Society, the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
The AACAP is the leading national professional medical association dedicated to treating and improving the quality of life for the 7-12 million children, adolescents, and families affected by mental, behavioral, or developmental disorders.