Iwannaknow.org. offers basic information about sexuality, relationships, and sexually transmitted diseases. The resources here are easy to read and address relevant issues facing adolescents by providing credible medical content. This site is recommended only as a brief introduction to sexuality and sexual health information, particularly for teens.
DrGreene.com features educational articles and publications on many common aspects of childhood that are suitable for browsing. The blog and the "Health Centers" consistently add fresh content, but topics seems based on trends. Additionally, Dr. Greene's blog and responses to parent's questions are often incidental and unhelpful. Used properly, this website could still be of use to parents so long as they are aware of the opinion- or experience-based nature of the information and the hit-or-miss nature of the content.
The American College of Pediatricians is not recommended as a source of pediatric information. The collection of materials is scattered, shallow, and missing author names and dates of publication. We recommend visiting other pediatric websites to find answers regarding your child's health.
Girlshealth.gov is a comprehensive and credible source for young women to learn about physical, sexual, and social health. A wide range of highly relevant, high quality, user-friendly, and useful topics are explored here. This site is recommended as an excellent, go-to resource for young women that has frank and unbiased information for their users.
Diabetes Self-Management publishes detailed, easy-to-read articles about various forms of diabetes organized into 4 sections, general information about diabetes, managing diabetes, nutrition & exercise, and diabetes recipes. The articles and videos featured on the website cover many medical and lifestyle aspects of diabetes, with useful tips on diet, glucose control, and complication prevention. The site is recommended for authoritative, reliable health information for people with diabetes who want to know more about managing their diabetes.
The American Cancer Society website is full of detailed information on a wide variety of cancers and cancer types. Using articles, PDFs, videos, and news updates, every aspect of cancer imaginable is covered in detail. There are resources available through the site to cover any needs that patients with cancer and their families might have. This site is highly recommended an easy to use first-stop for a wide range of information about many types of cancer.
The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) website consists predominately of brief overviews of common mental health conditions and issues affecting children and teens. ADHD, Autism, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder are covered in detail, as are the symptoms of other common conditions. The site is recommended as basic introduction to some conditions and issues in child and adolescent psychology, much of it superficial and outdated.
AboutKidsHealth is an inconsistent online resource for children's health information. Users will find over 2,000 medically reviewed articles on common diseases and conditions, pregnancy, child development, nutrition, parenting techniques, medications, tests and procedures and more. Other features, such as detailed information about some diseases and links to disease-specific resources and organizations enhance the experience. The site is recommend for credible information for children & teens and those who give care for them, but the content is erratic.
The Children's Liver Disease Foundation provides important medical information for children and young adults with various liver diseases and their families. The site also offers support services in the UK related to childhood liver disease. Users can access helpful tutorials, animations, downloadable publications, journal articles, and even a mobile app. This website is a recommended source of reliable, timely information that provides a good overall understanding about 13 pediatric liver diseases.
Zero to Three is excellent for parents seeking articles, videos, and other resources focusing on many aspects of parenting children from newborn to three years old. The site has a wide range of useful content about child care, development, behavior & discipline, child well-being, play, and early learning. The site is highly recommended for an expanding wealth of information and resources that can be used again and again.