Resources

Health Topics

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is an informational site for current health issues and topics.

National Institute of Health from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has information on a variety of health topics.

KidsHealth from Nemours has a section for parents, kids and teens.

Nutrition and Exercise

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity

Choose My Plate from the U. S. Department of Agriculture provides practical information for building healthier diets.

Learn about exercise and eating healthy at Kids.gov.

FoodPyramid.com is a hub for information on how to keep a health lifestyle.

Letsmove.org provides information on physical activity and nutrition.

Asthma and Allergies

Mediline Plus from the National Institutes of Health and produced by the U. S. National Library of Medicine – asthma information and allergy information.

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology – asthma information and allergy information.

Diabetes

American Diabetes Association has information for parents and children on diabetes.

National Diabetes Education Program has information for parents and teens on diabetes.

Food Allergies

National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, which is the lead institute at the National Institutes of Health for research in food allergy.

Food Allergy and Research Education has information on many types of food allergies.