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Patient Education Resources
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Doctor approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence; separate areas for kids, teens, and parents; English/Espanol
National Cancer Institute's Cancer.gov
Types of cancer, treatments, coping with cancer...En espanol/ Institutos Nacionales del Cancer
Health information for the whole family from the American Academy of Family Physicians. Spanish/Espanol
Consumer Health Information in Many Languages Resources
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CAPHIS Top 100
Top 100 List of Web Sites You Can Trust from the Medical Library Association
Health Information Project
Consumer health and substance abuse prevention materials addressing issues of concern to teens, families and youth agencies in teen-reviewed, teen-recommended formats
Immunization/Vaccine Coalition materials for Health Professionals and their Patients
The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) works to increase immunization rates and prevent disease by creating and distributing educational materials for health professionals and the public.
Lab Tests Online
Laboratory test information for caregivers and patients-English, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Spanish, Polish versions
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