health & fitness : child health
AboutHealth.com - An interactive web site for young people. Read true stories, from peers about handling the challenges of growing up.
ADHA - Kid's Stuff - Gives children valuable oral health information, answers to common questions about their teeth, and some fun online games by The American Dental Hygienists' Association.
Ask Doctor Marla - Provides a place for teens to ask questions and get answers to their health related questions. Topics range from puberty to birth control, from body image to sports safety. Dr. Marla is a board certified family practitioner with fellowship training in adolescent medicine.
BAM Body and Mind - Tips for kids about fitness, exercise, disease, and safety. Offers articles and other resources.
BBC - Kid's Health - Teaches kids wanting to know how their body works and why, plus tips on improving their well-being.
Canadian Health Network: Youth - Providing information and advice on many topics through FAQs, quizzes and games, with links to other helpful resources.
Children First and Always - Tells what a hospital is like and what its like to stay there. Also provides information about various illnesses and conditions.
Children's Health - Guide to common childhood illnesses.
Childstress.com - Information and ideas to help kids reduce stress and teaches the healthy benefits.
Doctor Secrets: Everything Doctors Know in Plain English - Simple text and cartoons answer questions about everything from what causes acne to why doctors write so poorly.
For Kids and Teens - Articles on dealing with a depressed parent, having a chronic illness, the role of the school nurse, and so forth.
Health in the 17th Century - National Maritime Museum fact file answers common questions about hygiene and medicine in the 1600s.
Health Information - Collection of articles help children and their families understand basic medical conditions, tests, and procedures. Also includes a guide to home care and wellness. From the Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati.
Health Start - Online games, health and fitness information, message boards, and resources for teachers.
Healthy Kids - Features simple experiments as well as articles for kids, teens, and parents.
Healthy Kids Planet - Learn about health, nutrition, and safety with fun pages, resources and links to interactive sites.
The Heart - An online exploration of the heart for kids.
InteliHealth: Visiting a Pediatrician - Printable coloring book, available in .gif and .pdf formats, helps prepare children for a visit to the doctor.
Kid's Aid - Site for and by kids for grief support and peer support. Stories, poems, artwork, and an online support group.
Kids Corner - Pediatric Oncall - Dr. Pedi tells all about the human body, its functioning and human body trivia.
Kids Talking to Kids - An e-mail list where young people with serious illnesses can exchange messages. Requires subscription to access.
KidsHealth.org - Discover how the body works and what can make the body sick by reading through these expert articles written just for kids.
Land of Cyke - Learn about feelings and how your body works through fun games and interactive Flash movies.
Medi Trends - Doctor P. Body presents information for children. Topics include safety, nutrition, drugs, alcohol, hygiene, activities, and health education.
Meet Sidney the Kidney - Tells what happens in a kidney transplant, talks about the wait to have one, and one happens afterwards.
Patch Worx - Online community for young people facing illness and disability.
PediHeart Kid Zone - Learn about the heart, explore a few of the common congenital heart conditions and ask us your heart related questions.
Rodale Institute's Kid's Regenerative Resource Center - Explores the links between healthy soil, healthy food, and healthy people using games and activities.
Save The Antibiotic - Explains how bugs can become resistant to these drugs, and illustrates the idea with cartoons, games and quizzes.
Sleep for Kids - Learn about what happens while we sleep, play fun games, and keep a sleep record. Explains about dreams, and why sleep is important.
Supertooth - A collection of projects and experiments for home and school, showing the effects of plaque on tooth enamel and how decay develops.
Walk in My Shoes - Learn what it feels like to be older and what happens to our bodies as we age.
Youthealth - Games, interactive activities, and facts about body parts, systems, diseases, first aid, and resources.
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