The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is recommended for its brief overview of common mental health issues affecting children and teens. The "For Families" section focuses on mental health resources whereas the "Youth Resources" section focuses on understanding and empowerment.
American Academy of Dermatology devotes this section of its website to reader-friendly materials on skin, hair, and nail care. Resources available on this highly recommended website include information on spotting skin cancer, common diseases and treatments, an educational page made specifically for children, and a video library of dermatologist-approved skin care tips.
BlackDoctor.org is the world's largest online health resource specifically targeted to African Americans. It contains audience-friendly articles on a wide range of health topics published in the media. It is recommended as an introductory resource for general health information presented in the news.
Cancer.net contains organized information for all types of cancer. Materials and resources are provided on navigating cancer care, coping with a cancer diagnosis, surviving cancer and cancer treatment, and managing potential financial issues that may arise. Cancer.net is highly recommended as a one-stop source for medically-relevant cancer resources.
Colgate Oral Care Center is recommended as a comprehensive oral health resource for general audiences. It covers issues of preventative oral care, dental care, gum care, and oral health. While there is an obvious commercial aspect to this site, it serves as a great oral healthcare resource for consumers.
Crohn's & Colitis is recommended as a resource for newly-diagnosed IBD patients and caregivers. The site provides basic information that gives users to-the-point explanations of the most common topics related to various forms of inflammatory bowel disease. While the site is sponsored by a major pharmaceutical company, the content appears to be in-line with evidence-based medicine.
The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America is recommended as an excellent source of information related to inflammatory bowel disease. Although there can be some difficulties in navigating the website's large amount of information, patients, caregivers, providers, and advocates will find this website to be useful and educational.
CVS - Minute Clinic is recommended for people considering CVS urgent care clinics for medical treatment. The site identifies urgent care clinics located within CVS pharmacies across the nation. Condition-specific information on services covered allow users to know exactly what to expect before and during a visit. There is also a limited amount of general health information available.
Emergency Care For You is recommended for information about recognizing and managing medical emergencies. Readers will find a variety of multimedia resources that offer advice about emergency services, how to prepare for emergency situations and disasters, visiting the ER, health and safety tips, and more.
FindUrgentCare provides urgent care locations by ZIP code. This website is not recommended for readers since it has a very limited listing of urgent care centers. There are numerous other websites with a similar but more inclusive scope that users should consult instead.