The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) provides information
about the care of skin. You can locate a dermatologist in your
area by using their "Find a Dermatologist" tool. Or you can read the latest news in dermatology. "SPOT Skin Cancer" is the AAD's program to reduce deaths from melanoma. There is also a link called "Skin Conditions" that has information about many common skin problems.
American Social Health Association (ASHA): Herpes Resource Center
P.O. Box 13827
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
1-800-227-8922 Resource Center hotline (919) 361-8400
This organization provides information over the phone and online.
It offers educational materials, including books, booklets, a bibliography,
audiocassettes, videotapes, a quarterly journal, and links to other resources
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.