General Health

General Health

Vaccinations
(SCDHEC Immunization Division)
This SC DHEC site has information on vaccines needed for school, data, reports, travel vaccines and other helpful resources. You will also find information on low-cost vaccines.
http://www.scdhec.gov/Health/Vaccinations/
Children and Teenagers
(MEDLINEplus)
This page lists links to all MEDLINEplus topics in child and teen health.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/childrenandteenagers.html
Children's Health
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include News, General/Overview, Alternative Therapy, Diagnosis/Symptoms, Nutrition, Prevention/Screening, Research, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Treatment, Law and Policy, Children, and more. Select Espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/childrenshealth.html
Children's Page
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to health sites for kids which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include General/Overviews, Anatomy/Physiology, Coping, Nutrition, Pictures/Diagrams, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Dictionaries/Glossaries, and Organizations. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish sites.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/childrenspage.html
FamilyDoctor.org
(American Academy of Family Physicians)
familydoctor.org offers "health information for the whole family from the American Academy of Family Physicians." This is a well-organized site with good information. KidsHealth has sections for parents, kids, and teens. One nice feature for kids is a section called Health Problems of Grown-ups, which describes diseases like Alzheimer's and breast cancer and answers questions like "what are varicose veins?" Use the flow charts in Self-Care to help decide whether you can treat a medical problem yourself or should consult your doctor. Healthy Living covers diet, exercise and prevention. Other sections include Drug Information, Health Topics, Find a Family Doctor, Dictionary, and Espanol. You can also select from a list of common conditions or special groups (Women, Men, Children, Seniors).
http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en.html
Infant and Newborn Care
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include General/Overviews, Coping, Nutrition, Research, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Organizations, and more. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/infantandnewborncare.html
Toddler Health
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include News, General/Overviews, Diagnosis/Symptoms, Prevention/Screening, Research, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Treatment, Directories, Organizations, Children, and more. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/toddlerhealth.html
School Exclusion List
(South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC))
When should your child stay home from school if he's sick? This list is put out for parents who have children in 1st through 12th grades in South Carolina schools.
http://www.scdhec.gov/library/CR-010752.pdf
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The SDA Kids Corner
(American Cleaning Institute )
This section of the SDA's Web site is devoted entirely to children. There are several useful and colorful handouts in PDF format on hand washing. There are also articles about germs, the history and chemistry of soap, and the environmental issues of soap and detergents. Some are written for grade school age children and others are written for older kids. School teachers and administrators can click on Healthy School, Healthy People: It's a SNAP to learn how to start a hand washing program at school.
http://www.cleaninginstitute.org/clean_living/kids_corner.aspx
Virtual Pediatric Hospital™
This site has lots of information for parents, patients, and for healthcare providers. It covers childhood diseases, behavior and development, parenting issues, childcare, and much more. There are special sections for kids and for teens. Check out Pediatrics Common Questions, Quick Answers and Teen Common Questions, Quick Answers to learn about typical health issues and diseases. Virtualpediatrichospital.org is curated and maintained by Donna M. D'Alessandro, M.D. of the University of Iowa.
http://www.virtualpediatrichospital.org/

Last Modified: Tuesday August 25, 2015 10:36 AM