Holy Name Medical Center Libaries

Medical, School of Nursing & Consumer

Children’s Heath

● KidsHealth.org
The Nemours Foundation.s Center for Children.s Health provides current information about child development, nutrition and fitness, preventive health care, and diseases and conditions. Information is available in English and Spanish. There are sites for parents, children, and teens.

● Dr. Greene.com
Dr. Alan Greene, professor of pediatrics at Stanford, offers a site with health information about children. There are pages for parents, children, teens, and physicians. The site covers developmental stages, diseases and conditions, and parenting.

● Virtual Pediatric Hospital
This is a digital health sciences collection devoted to pediatrics created by physicians at the University of Iowa to meet the information needs of health care providers and patients. It includes textbooks, Web sites, and anatomy atlases.

● Doctor Secrets: Everything Doctors Know in Plain English
Simple text and cartoons answer questions about everything from what causes acne to why doctors write so poorly

● KidsClick: Health and Well Being
This site, developed by librarians especially for kids, provides child-safe and quality health links that are appropriate for children.

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