General Health Web Sites
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Patient Health Information Library
Alpabetical Index of Common Childhood Symptoms : Note: The above link 'Kids Doc' has is only meant to help answer common questions, and allow you to make a more informed decision about whether to seek further advice directly from our office. Kids Doc is NOT a substitute for an office visit with one of our care-givers. If you have any questions, please schedule an appointment with the doctor by calling Hebron Pediatrics at (972) 695-9630.
Child Development Ages and Stages - HealthyChildren.org
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Academy of Pediatrics Media is everywhere. TV, Internet, computer and video games all vie for our children's attention. Information on this page can help parents and pediatrician understand and communicate about the impact media has in our children's lives, while offering tips on managing time spent with various media. Today's children are spending an average of seven hours a day on entertainment media, including televisions, computers, phones and other electronic devices. To help kids make wise media choices, parents should develop a Family Media Use Plan for everyone in their family.
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Denal Policies and Guidelines from American Academy of Dentistry American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry This site, from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) offers advice for parents, and health care providers about children’s dental issues and needs. AAPD is the membership organization representing the specialty of pediatric dentistry. The web site offers policies, guidelines for care, and a registry of dentists.
Arthur’s Hooray for Health!
This series 'Arthur’s Hooray for Health' of tips and activity sheets for parents and kids focuses on topics like eating well and staying fit, dealing with asthma, dental hygiene and more, based on the popular Arthur TV program and book series.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This site, from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), provides up-to-date health statistics, alerts for travel safety, and information on a range of topics. The CDC is the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people at home and abroad, and offers information to enhance health decisions.
National Institutes of Health: Health Information
This site National Institutes of Health - Health Information contains advanced information on specific conditions, clinical trial programs, drug information, and other federal health resources.
Vaccinate Your Baby
Why Immunize? Devoted to raising awareness of the critical need for timely immunization and to foster a systematic way to immunize all of America’s children by age two.
Mental Health Web Sites
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
This site American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry provides insights into behavioral, developmental, and mental disorders affecting children and adolescents. It provides key information and mental health fact sheets for parents and caregivers in multiple languages.
National Institute of Mental Health
This site National Institute of Mental Health offers extensive information about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of common mental illnesses.
Safety Web Sites
Barney’s Playground Safety Tips
This site NHTSA – Child Passenger Safety is a good source of information about child safety seats and how to protect your child while they are in the car. Local Child Safety Assistance:
Kids in Danger – Product Safety
This product safety site includes information about recalls of dangerous children’s products, how to protect children and how to advocate for safer products
The Injury Prevention Program
This site, presented by the American Academy of Pediatrics, provides age-specific safety tips for helping to prevent injuries; and guidelines for bicycle, water, and home safety.