KidsHealth - Health information about kids and Teens


Media Type

Online Resource

Reviewed Date

Mar 7, 2018


Kids Health is a website that contains doctor–approved health information for children from pre–birth through adolescence. The website has four separate areas: For Parents, For Kids, For Teens, For Educators.

"KidsHealth is more than just the facts about health. As part of The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, KidsHealth also provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens." -- From their site.

Additional kid–friendly information for understanding health problems for grown ups are available as well. Grown Up Categories include the following diseases and conditions:

– Alzheimer Disease
– Breast Cancer
– Cataracts
– Heart Disease
– Helping a Parent Who Smokes
– Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS)
– Multiple Sclerosis
– Osteoporosis
– Parkinson's Disease
– Stroke
– Ulcers


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