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When seeking medical advice, a lot of confusing and conflicting information can be found on the Internet. To help, we’ve provided a list of reliable websites and resources for you below that can help answer your questions and concerns.

  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago: Illinois’ only freestanding hospital exclusively for kids. They are continuously using the latest child-focused technologies and making innovative strides in pediatric research.
  • American 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).
  • Center for Disease Control – Serves as the national focus for promoting health and quality of life through its efforts to prevent and control disease, injury, and disability.
  • Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network
  • HealthyChildren.org
  • Kidshealth.org – Nutrition and fitness tips for parents.
  • Choosemyplate.gov – Recipes, tips and more on raising healthy families from the USDA
  • Letsmove.gov – The First Lady’s initiative to ensure our kids grow up healthy.
  • Presidentschallenge.org – The President’s Challenge is the premier program of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition administered through a co-sponsorship agreement with the Amateur Athletic Union. The President’s Challenge helps people of all ages and abilities increase their physical activity and improve their fitness through research-based information, easy-to-use tools, and friendly motivation.
  • Immunize.org – Creates and distributes educational materials about the delivery of safe and effective immunization services.
  • Kellymom.com
  • LaLecheLeague.org
  • National Institute of Mental Health website on ADHD – Detailed information on the symptoms, causes, and treatments of ADHD.
  • Poison Control – Maintains a 24-hour Poison Help Hotline continually staffed by physicians, pharmacists, and toxicology specialists.
  • VaccinateYourBaby.org