|American Academy of Family
|P.O. Box 11210|
|Shawnee Mission, KS 66207-1210|
|Fax: ||(913) 906-6075|
|Web Address: ||www.familydoctor.org|
The website FamilyDoctor.org is sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians. It offers information on adult and child health conditions and healthy living. There are topics on medicines, doctor visits, physical and mental health issues, parenting, and more.
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention|
|1600 Clifton Road|
|Atlanta, GA 30333|
|Phone: ||1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)|
|Web Address: ||www.cdc.gov/getsmart|
The Get Smart Web site at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information for both consumers and health professionals on the appropriate use of antibiotics. The website explains the dangers of inappropriate use of antibiotics and gives tips on actions people can take to feel better if they have an infection that cannot be helped by antibiotics. Some materials are available in English and in Spanish.
|KidsHealth for Parents, Children, and
|Nemours Home Office|
|10140 Centurion Parkway|
|Jacksonville, FL 32256|
|Phone: ||(904) 697-4100|
|Web Address: ||www.kidshealth.org|
This website is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. It
has a wide range of information about children's health—from allergies and
diseases to normal growth and development (birth to adolescence). This website
offers separate areas for kids, teens, and parents, each providing
age-appropriate information that the child or parent can understand. You can
sign up to get weekly emails about your area of interest.
|National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney
Diseases (NIDDK) |
|Building 31, Room 9A06|
|31 Center Drive, MSC 2560|
|Bethesda, MD 20892-2560|
|Phone: ||(301) 496-3583|
|Web Address: ||www.niddk.nih.gov|
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and
Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. It
conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting
public health, particularly the diseases of internal medicine. NIDDK sponsors
the National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC).
It has information about diseases of the kidneys and urologic system for people
with these diseases and their families, health professionals, and the
|National Kidney Foundation|
|30 East 33rd Street|
|New York, NY 10016|
|Phone: ||(212) 889-2210|
|Fax: ||(212) 689-9261|
|Web Address: ||www.kidney.org|
The National Kidney Foundation works to prevent kidney
and urinary tract diseases and help people affected by these conditions. Its
website has a lot of information about adult and child conditions. The site
has interactive tools, donor information, recipes for kidney disease patients,
and message boards for many kidney topics. Free materials, such as brochures
and newsletters, are available.
|Urology Care Foundation: The Official Foundation of the American Urological
|1000 Corporate Boulevard|
|Linthicum, MD 21090|
|Phone: ||(410) 689-3700|
|Fax: ||(410) 689-3998|
|Web Address: ||www.urologyhealth.org|
UrologyHealth.org is a website written by urologists
for patients. Visitors can find specific topics by using the "search"
The website provides information about adult and
pediatric urologic topics, including kidney, bladder, and prostate conditions.
You can find a urologist, sign up for a free quarterly newsletter, or click on
the Urology A–Z page to find information about urologic problems.