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Websites for Parents

The internet offers a wealth of information, but it can be a challenge to separate quality from quackery. Look for sites run by government and nonprofit organizations. They are usually the most objective and reliable. Check to see if the site has been updated recently as health information changes quickly.

Listed below are a few sites that we like at Sansum Clinic. Browse through them and be sure to share what you learn with your health care provider. He or she can help you tailor the information to your specific needs.

General Health:

American Academy of Pediatrics (www.healthychildren.org)

Centers for Disease Control (www.CDC.gov)

Familydoctor.org (www.familydoctor.org/familydoctor)

HealthFinder (www.healthfinder.gov)

KidsHealth.org (www.kidshealth.org)

MedlinePlus (www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus)

Healthy Activity and Eating:

Choose My Plate (www.choosemyplate.gov)

Let’s Move! (www.letsmove.gov)

Start Walking Now (www.startwalkingnow.org)

For more personal assistance finding reliable health information visit our Health Resource Center at 215 Pesetas Lane. Call (805) 681-8976 or ask the librarian at www.sansumclinic.org/ask-a-librarian

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