VACCINE SAFETY INFORMATION
This site offers a wealth of vaccine safety information.
FLU VACCINE INFORMATION
Information from the CDC website regarding the influenza vaccines for 2009-2010.
Injectible Flu Vaccine Information Statement (
This is the vaccine information statement for the injectible flu vaccine (also known as the "flu shot")for 2009-2010. It is approved for children ages 6 months and older.
Intranasal Flu Vaccine Information Statement
This is the vaccine information statement for the intranasal flu vaccine for 2009-2010. This vaccine is a nasal spray containing the live flu virus. The virus has been altered so that it does not cause the actual "flu".
"Dr. Marty" answers common emergency and non-emergency questions. His website is award-winning and is a wonderful reference.
KidsHealth is the largest and most-visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, the award-winning KidsHealth provides families with accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information they can use.
KidsHealth has separate areas for kids, teens, and parents — each with its own design, age-appropriate content, and tone.
Physicians and other health experts review all content before it's published on KidsHealth. All content is re-reviewed on a regular basis (about every 1 to 3 years, or more frequently if needed).
Children's HealthCare of Atlanta
CHOA is composed of Scottish Rite Children's Hospital, Egleston Children's Hospital, Hughes Spalding Children's Hospital, and a number of subspecialty clinics and Urgent Care Clinics. The doctors at CHOA facilities are trained specifically in pediatrics and pediatric subspecialties.
Certain insurance companies have contracted with Labcorp. In these situations, your child may need to have labs drawn at a Labcorp facility. Here you will find the closest Labcorp facility and directions, hours of operation, and phone numbers.
All Kinds of Minds
The institute’s mission is to help students who struggle with learning measurably improve their success in school and life by providing programs that integrate educational, scientific, and clinical expertise. All Kinds of Minds is a 501(c) 3-compliant, non-profit, charitable institute.
All Kinds of Minds was founded in 1995 to translate the latest research on how children learn into programs, products, and services that help students struggling in school become more successful learners.
SparkTop.org™ is the first website created expressly for kids with learning difficulties, including learning disabilities (LD) and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD). By educating kids about learning, helping them recognize their strengths, showcasing their creativity and offering safe ways for kids to connect with one another, SparkTop.org can help children gain confidence and insight about themselves and how they learn. GO TO "ASK THE EXPERTS" FOR HELP FROM A BIG KID OR ADULT WITH ADD, ADHD, OR A LEARNING DISABILITY!
The Environmental Working Group
The mission of the Environmental Working Group (EWG) is to use the power of public information to protect public health and the environment. EWG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
EWG specializes in providing useful resources (like Skin Deep and the Shoppers' Guide to Pesticides in Produce) to consumers while simultaneously pushing for national policy change.
Located in Gainesville, their mission is "to serve children with disabilities and their typical peers through state-of-the-art educational, therapeutic, nursing and family counseling services in an integrated environment."