This is the professional national organization for training physicians and advocating for teens.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is pleased to offer the online edition of our valuable Patient Education resource. This Web site contains both English and Spanish versions of nearly all of our patient education materials, including brochures and Vaccine Information Statements.
Between 7 and 12 Million American youth suffer from mental, behavioral, or developmental disorders at any given time. The AACAP (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) is the leading national professional medical association dedicated to treating and improving the quality of life for children, adolescents, and families affected by these disorders.
An organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Whether you are looking for general information related to child health or for more specific guidelines concerning a pediatric issue, you have come to the right place. Here, you will find information regarding the Academy’s many programs and activities, policies and guidelines publications and other child health resources, and much, much more. Best of all, you can rest assured that the information comes from the nation’s leading child health experts and that we have scientific research supporting our recommendations.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s main agency for protecting the health of all Americans. Their most important role is to provide essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
From finding a doctor to exploring health care careers; from health and medicine resources to helping us advocate for patients’ rights – what you need to know, all in one place.
Center for Disease Control – For Travelers
CDC Travelers’ Health offers information to assist travelers and their health-care providers in deciding the vaccines, medications, and other measures necessary to prevent illness and injury during international travel.
The Center for Young Women’s Health (CYWH) is a collaboration between the Division of Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine and the Division of Gynecology at Children’s Hospital Boston.
HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting Web site supported by 60,000 pediatricians who are all committed to creating optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
NIH is the nation’s medical research agency – making important medical discoveries that improve health and save lives.
1-800-222-1222 is the telephone number for every poison center in the United States. Call this number 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to talk to a poison expert. Call right away if you have a poison emergency. Also call if you have a question about a poison or about poison prevention.
Sex education by teens, for teens.
You may give your child acetaminophen (Tylenol®, Tempra®, Pediacare Fever Reducer®) if your child is uncomfortable with a fever. Use the acetaminophen dose below. You may repeat the dose of acetaminophen every 4 to 6 hours. Do not use it more than 5 times in 24 hours.
2 tablets (160 mg)