On this page you will find various sites to assist you in looking up information on prescription medications, vitamins and other supplements. Information like standard doses, usual and unusual side effects and how a drug works, as well as effects in pregnancy and while nursing, can all be found. Click on a link below or scroll down to find out more about each site.
KidsHealth is provided by The Nemours Foundation, a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the health of children, in association with a number of children's hospitals, insurers, other nonprofits,a nd corporations. KidsHealth provides information for children of all ages from small children to teens. Small children can learn how the body works, explore their feelings, and learn how to stay healthy and safe. Teens can learn more about sexual health, after school jobs, alcohol, drugs, and sports health.
healthychildren.org is a site provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The site covers children's health from before birth to young adult. Health living, safety and prevention issues, normal development, and family life are the centers of this website. Common health conditions, injuries, emergencies, and vaccine preventable diseases are also covered.
MedlinePlus - Children's Health includes topics covering physical, mental, and social well-being. The MedlinePlus site brings together educational information from a variety of sources to give the most complete picture of child health. Prevention issues, diagnosis of common symptoms, and therapies for common illnesses are included.
AHA Healthy Kids - This American Heart Association site for children focuses on how to keep kids active and eating well. The site includes activities and information for both children and adults. Activities include recipes to make at home, developing healthy habits, physical activity around the house, and preventing obesity.
By becoming more knowledgeable about your condition, you can be better prepared to talk with your health care provider and take a more active role in your health care. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences provides this listing of consumer health web sites for informational use only, and does not establish a professional relationship between the users and any health care provider. These materials are not intended as a substitute for the care of a qualified health care provider.
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