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American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics is a national organization of pediatricians whose mission is to provide a standard of accepted medical care for infants, children, and adolescents. The AAP helps set our national immunization policy, our schedule of wellness care visits, and our framework for doing routine screening tests. They also publish policy statements on hundreds of health and safety issues, provide medical educational materials for both parents and medical professionals, and serve as advocates for children in legislative matters.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the federal government’s agency in charge of controlling infectious disease outbreaks. They work together with other organizations such as the AAP to set our immunization policy. Another service provided by the CDC is keeping track of disease outbreaks worldwide to provide information to travelers about any special vaccines or other precautions. If your family is planning foreign travel, please click on this section of their website, www.cdc.gov/travel, at least one month in advance to see if we need to assist you with vaccines or precautionary medications.

American Academy of Otolaryngology

Search this website under the Kids E.N.T. section to learn more about the placement of ear tubes, removal of the tonsils or adenoids, or for other general information about the treatment of ear, nose, and throat disorders. If your child may need an E.N.T. procedure, please let our physicians help direct you to a surgeon.

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

CHADD is the nation’s leading non-profit organization serving individuals with ADD. They provide science-based, evidence-based information about ADD to parents, educators, professional, the media, and the general public.

National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health is a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This website provides at A-Z index of health resources, clinical trials, health news and events, and scientific resources for all age groups.

HealthyChildren.org

HealthyChildren.org is a parenting Web site from the American Academy of Pediatrics backed by 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

ChooseMyPlate.gov

ChooseMyPlate.gov is a Web site developed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for the purpose of promoting healthy eating habits for children.