Nobody can tell you more about your personal health than your doctor. If you’re looking for information on health conditions and diseases, these sites could help.Websites for Kids and Teens
General Health Websites
Informative website for kids, teens, and parents. Set up by the Nemours Foundation’s Center for Children’s Health Media.
Portal site set up by The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools, links to lots of websites with health information.
From the United States Department of Health and Human Services—portal site for health information specifically for kids.
"Body and Mind" website for kids set up by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Lots of good information, links to videos, and quizzes.
Website for the National Institute of Health—has a searchable database of diseases and disorders.
Site for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—offers searchable database of diseases, but also tips for healthy living, travel safety, and information about environmental health.
WebMD is a comprehensive website with information on many different health conditions. It also has features like a “symptom checker,” links to blogs on health related topics, and resources to find local physicians.
From the United States Department of Health and Human Services, this site offers protection and wellness information for many conditions, as well as personal health quizzes and health news.
The Health Scout website has daily health tips, breakthrough health news, as well as health encyclopedias to search for diseases and disorders. The website also has animations explaining certain health conditions, and links to videos.
Website set up through the National Institute of Health—provides information about clinical trials, or research using human volunteers. The site tells who’s qualified for each trial, as well as the purpose, location and contact info. for the trials.
The Mayo Clinic, the largest not-for-profit group medical practice, shares expertise to empower you to manage your health.