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Adolescent Health
Provides teens with an online resource for many of their questions regarding health, relationships, their body and their sexuality. The site, which is operated by the Adolescent/Young Adult Center at the Goreyb Children's Hospital, is also intended to help access medical, mental health, and othe support services.
Center for Disease Control website. Provides information about sexually transmitted infections.
Planned Parenthood provides information on birth control choices, emergency contraception, sexually transmitted infections and sexuality.

Dedicated sites for kids, teens, and adults with valuable information from The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network.
Site of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology. One can find lots of information about asthma and allergy here.
The Allergy & Asthma Network (Mothers of Asthmatics) helps parents and children cope with allergies and asthma.
Asthma Action Plan Information/Instructions
The ASTHMA CONTROL TEST™ is a way to help you and your healthcare provider determine if your asthma symptoms are well controlled. Answer the 5 questions below, print out the results, and then share them with your healthcare provider.

Attention Deficit Disorder
Support and resources for children and adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
Facts about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder from the National Institute of Mental Health.
Parents medication guide prepared by American Academy of Child and Adolescent. Psychiatry and American Psychiatric. Association.

Stanford University Hospital website helps with the ABC's of breastfeeding, hand expression, and maximizing milk production; includes online videos with demonstrations and lots of helpful tips.
Maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; excellent breast feeding site that starts with the basics and answers many common questions about technique, benefits, concerns, pumping, storing, and more.
International breastfeeding organization provides support for feeding your newborn and infant, as well as many other resources for breastfeeding. Text is available in many languages.
ZipMilk is a site that provides listings for breastfeeding resources sorted by ZIP Code. It is designed for use by consumers interesting in help or support for breastfeeding.
Atlantic Health System/Morristown Medical Center Breastfeeding Support Center

Child Development
Trusted health information on child development from Medline Plus
University of Michigan guide to child development and behavior resources
Autism New Jersey is dedicated to ensuring that all people with autism receive appropriate, effective services to maximize their growth potential and to enhancing the general public's overall awareness of autism.

General Parenting
The American Academy of Pediatrics website offers valuable advice on a wide variety of health and child-rearing topics.
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital at the University of Michigan provides links to patient handouts on a wide variety of pediatric topics.
The American Dental Association site which has good information about fluoride, cavities and more for parents.
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry site provides information about mental health disorders and resources for children and teens.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website provides a wealth of information about many health topics.
Information for parents, kids, and teens from Nemours Foundation.

Integrative Medicine
Website of the National Center for Complimentary and Alternative medicine which is a Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research on integrative approaches to health. It has information on health topics A-Z.
Center for Health and Healing was identified as one of best practices in Integrative medicine by Bravewell Collaborative. The website provides information and resources on integrative therapies for specific health conditions as well as online programs for chronic conditions and preparation for surgery.
This is the site of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine. It provides resources on nutrition, anti-inflammatory diet, gluten free diet and DASH diet.

Nutrition, Fitness, and Healthy Living
Alliance for a Healthier Generation provides resources and tools to keep children healthy.
American Heart Association site provides tips promoting a healthy lifestyle.
CDC site for assessing body mass index (BMI).
FDA site provides information on food safety, nutrition, and cosmetics.
Interactive tools from the U.S. Department of Agriculture help teach parents and children about nutrition and healthy food choices.
Mayo Clinic's Healthy Lifestyle site. Information about following Mediterranean diet.
Nutrition Center of the American Heart Association web site. Provides resources on preventing cardiovascular disease, healthy eating, cooking and shopping, including free heart healthy recipes.
Getting Healthy center of the American Heart Association. It addresses all aspects of healthy lifestyle: healthy eating, stress reduction, exercise, weight reduction and smoking cessation.
SMOKING CESSATION - NJ resources to help you or someone you love to quit smoking, includes life coaches as well as resources. 1- 866-657-8677 - a free telephone-counseling service for smokers who would like to stop
BLOOD PRESSURE - Guide to understanding and managing Blood Pressure, produced by American Heart Association.

American Association of Poison Control Centers offers important information for poison safety and education.
Learn about recalled toys and other products from the Consumer Products Safety Commission.
This site gives practical information about making your home safe by going through each room showing the dangers and solutions.
A site dedicated to preventing childhood injury. It has great safety guidelines for car seats, fire safety and poison prevention as well as links for recalls, car seat installation and more.

Check this site before traveling abroad for important information on health-related topics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Specific information about immunizations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Reliable, accurate information about vaccines and the diseases they prevent from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Independent assessments of vaccines and vaccine safety plus educational information provided by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.