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Resources & Useful Links

IHP Special Report:   Resources which may assist you in learning more about specific illnesses and seeking more affordable medications.

IHP Medical Group has selected the following sites we believe may provide useful information to you. However, we do not manage these sites and are therefore not responsible for their content. These sites remain solely responsible for any claim, advice or advertisement appearing on their site. If, after reviewing these sites, you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our patient services department for additional information.

Pediatric and Adolescent Patient Resources

General Topics

medical library assoc

Medical Library Assocation
A User's Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Web

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Resources on diseases, conditions, and other special topics from Dept. of Health and Human Services

FamilyDoctorLogo Familydoctor.org
Health information written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at AAFP

Healthcare411 Healthcare 411
Uses latest multimedia technologies to offer helpful information about new findings from AHRQ-sponsored research.  Also provides links to AHRQ's public service announcements.

healthfinder logo Healthfinder®
Provides links to online journals, medical dictionaries, minority health, and prevent and care

KidsHealth Kidshealth®
Health information created by The Nemours Foundation about children from before birth through adolescent

MayoClinic MayoClinic
Health education for patients and the general public from the Mayo Clinic. Includes interactive tools to manage health

MedlinePlusLogo MEDLINEplus
Established by National Library of Medicine includes alphabetical list of "Health Topics", serveral online medical dictionaries, and consumer drug information

AAP American Academy of Pediatrics
Pediatrician member organization with information ranging from general child health information to more specific guidelines

CDC BAM! Body and Mind
Health information site for kids

healthy-children-logo Healthy Children
Parent-focused site from AAP

Zero-to-Three Zero to Three
Information promoting the health and development of infants and toddlers.

Allergies, Asthma & Respiratory Diseases

 
FARE-logo Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network
Information on food allergies including education, research, and advocacy

AAAAI-logo American Academy of Allergies, Asthma & Immunology
Information regarding allergies and asthma inlcuding treatment and new research

Cancer

 
NationalCancerInstitute Cancer.gov
Official website of National Cancer Institute

AmericanCancerSociety American Cancer Society
News and information regardng types of cancer, patient services, treatment options, and statistics

Families-of-Children-with-Cancer Families of Children with Cancer
Support and advocacy group for families living with the effects of childhood cancer

Diabetes

 
AmericanDiabetesLogo American Diabetes Assocation
Information about diabetes including healthy living choices, insulin reactions, exercise, and diet

Children with Diabetes Children with Diabetes
Information focused primarily on the needs of children with diabetes

Joslin Diabetes Center Joslin Diabetes Center
Information provided by one of the leading diabetes clinics. Site includes diabetes education, discussion boards, info on legislative activities, press releases, and the latest news.

JDRF logo Juvenile Diabetes Reserch Foundation International
Diabetes materials for children and teens.

Drug & Alcohol Abuse

 
AlcoholicsAnonymous Alcoholics Anonymous
Support services for alcoholics and family members of alcoholics

Heart Disease

 
 AmericanHeartAssoc American Heart Association (AHA)
Includes information on warning signs for heart disease and stroke, easy-to-use reference guide, family health information, and risk awareness

 CHIN logo Congenital Heart Information Network
Information for children and adults with congenital heart disease

 MarchofDimes March of Dimes Birth Defects
Focuses on birth defects with an emphasis on congenital heart disease
 NHLBI logo National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Information on heart disease for the public

HIV/Aids

 
HIV InSite HIV InSite
In-depth information about HIV/AIDS

Immunizations

 
IAC logo Vaccine Information
Information about vaccine preventable diseases
Vaccines-gov HHS Vaccine Information
Gives consumers more information about vaccines and immunizations and helps them make informed decisions about preventive health.

CDC CDC Vaccines & Immunization
CDC site with various resources regarding immunization including immunization schedules, recommendations, and side effects and safety

Influenza

 
FLU-gov Flu.gov
Information about Influenza including prevention and treatment.

FLU-gov Flu Myths
Addresses misconceptions about Seasonal Influenza and Influenza Vaccines 

International Travel

 
CDC Travelers' Health - CDC
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."  Please plan ahead and consult this site several months before you plan to leave!

Kidney Disease

 
 NationalKidneyFnd National Kidney Foundation
Information on kidneys for the public

Lung Diseases

 
VermontDeptofHealth Controlling Asthma - Vermont Asthma Program
Site provided by the Vermont Department of Health which has all kinds of links to many other good web sites on asthma

NHLBI logo National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Information on lung diseases for the public

Drugs

 
WebMD WebMD Medication Information
Medical information on prescription drugs, vitamins, and over-the-counter medications

Neurology & Mental Health

 
APA logo American Psychological Association
Provides information on a range of psychology topics

nsf-logo Sleep Foundation
Information on sleep health and safety

Nutrition and Fitness

 
NIH-NHLBI logo We Can!

Focuses on ways to enhance children's activity and nutrition
CDC CDC: Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity & Obesity
Information on achieving and maintaining a health weight including nutrition and physical activity

Safety

NHTSA logo National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Information on car seat and vehicle safety for kids

Skin Diseases

 
SkinCarePhysicians SkinCarePhysicians.com
Provides information on treatment & management of skin diseases

Ticks

 
CDC CDC - Ticks
Information about ticks including how to avoid them and about tickborne diseases

CDC How to Remove a Tick
Information on removal of ticks