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Smart Places for Health Information

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Healthy Children

The website has information on a wide range of health topics, including safety, fitness, school issues, dating, substance abuse; emotional wellness, including helping children handle stress, psychiatric medications, grief. It also provides information about healthy living, family life, immunizations, developmental stages and more.
healthychildren.org

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Kids Doc Symptom Checker

On this website, parents can search by a child’s symptoms and read information or receive advice about what steps to take.
healthychildren.org/english/tips-tools/symptom-checker

Fast VAX Facts Mobile App

An app that parents and caregivers can use to get trusted, factual information on immunizations. Search “Fast VAX Facts” in the Apple App Store or on Google Play. Click the link below for more information.
ohioaap.org/FVF

Health Information Websites

The websites below offer a lot of health information. Many of them provide brochures and information about health topics, diseases, prevention and treatment.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Health Initiatives
GirlsHealth.gov
MyHealthfinder
Kids Health for Parents
Kids Health for Teens
Mayo Clinic
Medline Plus Health Information
Onco Link for Cancer Information

Kids Health

This website offers a broad range of information on many topics for parents:

kidshealth.org

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) Health e-Hints Newsletter

A free e-newsletter written by pediatric specialists and customized to meet the health and safety needs of your family. When you enter the ages of your child(ren), you will only get articles that are relevant to your family.
nationwidechildrens.org/e-newsletter-sign-up

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) Health Library

Find information on various health topics and about the disease, condition, medical procedure or test your child needs.
healthlibrary.nationwidechildrens.org
In Spanish: healthlibrary.nationwidechildrens.org/Spanish

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) Helping Hands

Offers education materials for parents and caregivers covering topics such as flu, colic, when to stay home due to illness, ADHD and more.
nationwidechildrens.org/helping-hands


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