Handheld Devices Should Be Banned For Children Under 12
Click here to read the truth about handheld and the 10 reasons why they should be banned for children under the age of 12.
Program the Poison HELP Hotline number — 1-800-222-1222 — into your cell phone so you can quickly get connected to your local poison control center and get help with any poisoning emergencies.
CDC Safety & Health Information
Car Seat Safety & Prevention
One of the most important jobs you have as a parent is keeping your child safe when riding in a vehicle. This website will provide current (2013) guidelines & tips for keeping your child safe in their carseat.
Healthy Habits are as Simples as 5-2-1-0
Visit this website for ways to help your child achieve the healthy body that is just right for them . Create healthy habits for the entire family.
This is a website created and maintained by Nemours, A Children’s Health System. The Nemours location that you maybe more familiar with is the Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children located in Wilmington, Delaware.
You will find this website to have reliable, relevant information in a format that is easy to naviage, written language that you can understand. We highly recommend this resource as a good way to answer your basic healthcare questions. On the home page you will find tabs for Parents, For Kids, For teens.
If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship call 1-800-799-7233 (Safe) or 1-800-787-3224 (for TTY, deaf callers).
National Teen Dating Abuse hotline is
Immunization Schedules for Infants and Children in Easy to read formats
Vaccine information Sheets
Vaccine schedule, Birth through 6 Years of age, Spanish Version (en espanol)
Vaccine schedule, Preteens and Teens (7-18 Years)
Spanish Version (en espanol)
Camp L.O.T.U.S – Bucks County creative arts social skills day camp
Do you know a child with special needs whose family is searching for a great local summer camp experience that respects and can work with children with differences.
Teach children to beware of bullies in the cyber-schoolyard. this is the link to the AAP News, March issue. To see all of the articles in the Parent Plus section of the AAP news you can follow this link.
Parents Plus AAP News
http://www.kidshealth.org is a website created and maintained by Nemours, A Children’s Health System. The Nemours location that you maybe more familiar with is the Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children located in Wilmington, Delaware. You will find this website to have reliable, relevant information in a format that is easy to naviage, written language that you can understand. We highly recommend this resource as a good way to answer your basic healthcare questions. On the home page you will find tabs for Parents, For Kids, For teens.
If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, please contact us 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
Other Medical Resources
Chances are that when you have questions about your health and your child’s health you look to the internet for answers or information. Here are eight credible, user-friendly health sites you can feel good about.
This web site gives easy-to-read, accurate descriptions of conditions, causes, symptoms and
treatments by linking to tursted Websites for specific information. For instance, someone looking up bone cancer would be linked to the bone cancer page on the National Cancer Institute Web site. Lots of spanish-lanuage materials available here as well.
Not only gives extensive information about diabetes, its treatments and ongoing research but it also offers patients advice on nutrition and meal planning, fitness regimes, and lifestyle changes and connects them with support groups in their communities. Also check out the ADA sponsored, interactive nutrition site —My Food Advisor—
which allows patients to create meal plans, find recipes and research food that they can eat.
Offers extensive disease/condition information and goes a step futher with its comprehensive and helpful “Treatment Decisions” section, Q&A section called “Ask a Specialist” and a plethora of interactive quizzes,self-assessments and calculators under “Health Tools.”
Patients can read about their prescriptions or research the various drugs available for their condition. This site provides an easy-to-use drug interactions checker and an innovative pill identification wizard that allows patients to enter the shape, color and imprint of their mystery pill and view photographs of potential matches to identify the medication.
As well as offering patients information on wellness, diseases, drugs and other health topics, this site has an extensive searchable medical encyclopedia with cool pictures and diagrams and a medical dictionary that gives spelling and pronunciation tips. It also offers health information in more than 40 lanuages.
Provides well-organized information on diseases, treatments, procedures, drugs and current research. What sets this site apart is its use of multimedia formats: check out the very cool inter-active tools, video health talks, online health chats, podcasts and webcasts.
Sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians, this site presents broader information on the patient experience, not only offering information on conditions and treatments, but tips for patients on choosing a doctor, understanding medical bills, navigating insurance coverage, and advocating for themselves. Also provides helpful information on children’s health and development issues from toilet training to dog bites to acne.
The American Heart Association’s patient portal on heart disease supplies information, tools, videos, recipes, exercise tips and expert advice for patients with heart disease and their families. Patients will dig Heart360, an interactive way to manage their heart health by tracking their medications, blood pressure, weight, exercise and diet.
Recycle Inhalers: Giant stores that have a pharmacy will recycle your used inhalers. This is a good way to keep our aerosols out of the landfills.