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Recommended Medical Websites

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 
The AAP is dedicated to the health of all children. Its web site provides reliable and authoritative advice on a variety of child health issues, including immunizations.

AAP's HealthyChildren.org Website
The AAP's new interactive and customizable website providing reliable advice for parents and health care professionals.

AAP's Immunization Information Resources
A comprehensive immunization information site for parents and clinicians sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

AAP's Protect Tomorrow Public Service Announcements
Short videos from the AAP to remind parents of the importance of childhood immunizations.

Bright Futures
Bright Futures is a national health promotion initiative dedicated to the principle that every child deserves to be healthy.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC serves as the national focus for promoting health and quality of life through its efforts to prevent and control disease, injury, and disability.

CDCs Parent Portal: Health Topics for Pregnancy, Infants & Toddlers, Children, and Teens
A collection of articles and fact sheets from the CDC on a variety of topics relating to pregnancy and child health.

CDC Home Page for Vaccines and Immunizations
The CDC's website for information on childhood and adult vaccines and immunizations.

Immunization Action Coalition
A comprehensive link to the most up-to-date, expert immunization resources available via the Internet.

ImmunoFacts
A comprehensive link to the most up-to-date, expert immunization resources available via the Internet.

Vaccine Education Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
An educational resource about children's vaccines for parents and healthcare professionals.

KidsHealth
One of the largest and most visited sites on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children and adolescents.

CHADD - An educational resource on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
CHADD is the nation's leading non-profit organization serving individuals with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

National Institute of Mental Health website on ADHD
Detailed information on the symptoms, causes, and treatments of ADHD.

CDC website on ADHD
The Centers for Disease Control website with reliable information on ADHD.

CDC website on Autism
The CDC's Autism Information Center, with information on Autism Spectrum Disorders. Addresses concerns about vaccines and autism.

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Information about allergic diseases. Includes a Patient/Public Resource Center and a Just For Kids section of resources and puzzles.

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network
Resources for patients with food allergies or who are at risk for severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis).

NC Child Passenger Safety Information
Protecting children in child safety seats and seat belts is a top priority in North Carolina. Here's what we're doing. . .

National Child Passenger Safety Information
Information on child safety seats from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Bright Futures Parent Handout: 1 Month Visit
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Bright Futures Parent Handout: 12 Month Visit
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Bright Futures Parent Handout: 15 Month Visit
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Bright Futures Parent Handout: 15 to 17 Year Visits
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Bright Futures Parent Handout: 18 Month Visit
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Bright Futures Parent Handout: 2 Month Visit
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Bright Futures Parent Handout: 2 Year Visit
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Bright Futures Parent Handout: 2½ Year Visit
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Bright Futures Parent Handout: 3 Year Visit
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Bright Futures Parent Handout: 4 Month Visit
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Bright Futures Parent Handout: 4 Year Visit
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Bright Futures Parent Handout: 5 and 6 Year Visits
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Bright Futures Parent Handout: 6 Month Visit
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Bright Futures Parent Handout: 7 and 8 Year Visits
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Bright Futures Parent Handout: 9 and 10 Year Visits
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Bright Futures Parent Handout: 9 Month Visit
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Bright Futures Parent Handout: Early Adolescent Visits (11-14 years)
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Bright Futures Parent Handout: First Week Visit (3 to 5 Days)
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Bright Futures Patient Handout: 15 to 17 Year Visits
Bright Futures Patient Handout: 18 to 21 Year Visits
Bright Futures Patient Handout: 7 and 8 Year Visits
Bright Futures Patient Handout: 9 and 10 Year Visits
Bright Futures Patient Handout: Early Adolescent Visits (11-14 years)