American Academy of Pediatrics (www.aap.org)
The official website of the American Academy of Pediatrics provides information on immunizations, various health topics, current news and an on-line bookstore.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (www.cdc.gov)
The CDC website provides a wealth of information on travel health and recommendations, as well as various health topics and current news.
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (www.choa.org)
Information about Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, including locations, directions and hours of operations of their multiple facilities as well as on line medical information about common conditions and first aid.
Gwinnett Medical Center (www.gwinnetthealth.org)
Information on location and directions to the Children’s Emergency Center at Gwinnett Medical Center.
Georgia Poison Center (www.gpc.dhr.georgia.gov).
Located in Hughes Spalding Children’s Hospital of Grady Memorial Hospital, the GPC provides emergency information for the treatment of human and animal poisoning.
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (www.aaaai.org)
Information for patients and providers on diagnosis and management of asthma and allergic conditions.
Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) (www.foodallergy.org)
FAAN’s mission is to improve public awareness and provide education to those with food allergies and anaphylaxis. They also have a Kids/Teen website with age appropriate education materials.
The nation’s leading non-profit organization serving individuals (children and adults) with ADHD and their families, this website provides current information on diagnosis and management.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission (www.cpsc.gov)
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission protects consumers and families from products that can cause injury. Visit this site for a listing of recalls and product safety news.
choosemyplate.gov (www.choosemyplate.gov )
A website from The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, an organization of the US Department of Agriculture providing information on nutrition and sample menus. Review the new dietary guidelines that replace the food pyramid. Kid friendly handouts and great information available for free.