Patient Education
Information on the Internet

Here are some links to sites that we have found useful:

Due to the large and rapidly expanding body of knowledge available, even on screened sites, we are unable to guarantee the accuracy of medical information at each of these sites. Advice and recommendations from these sites are not a substitute for medical care and should be discussed with your child's doctor.

 

Pediatrics

General

  • KidsHealth.org
    An excellent website maintained by the Nemours Foundation and the AI Dupont Children's Hospital
  • BrightFutures.org
    Bright Futures is a national health promotion initiative dedicated to the principle that every child deserves to be healthy and that optimal health involves a trusting relationship between the health professional, the child, the family, and the community as partners in health practice.
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
    Children's Hospital of Philadephia. An incredible resource for practitioners and parents alike!

 

Safety and Environmental Health

 

Websites for Kids

 

Nutrition/Healthy Eating/Exercise

  • Tompkins County WIC Program 
    Information about eligibility criteria and WIC Clinic schedules
  • My Plate
    Replaces the food pyramid in guiding healthy nutrition at all ages
  • We Can!
    A national program from the NIH designed as a one-stop resource for parents and caregivers interested in practical tools to help children 8-13 years old stay at a healthy weight
  • Kidsnutrition.org
    From Baylor College of Medicine, a great website with many helpful tips for parents. Also has a "healthy eating calculator" to determine how much is enough for your child.

 

Oral Health

 

Vaccinations

 

ADD

 

Allergies/Asthma

 

Community Links

 

Adolescence

 

General

  • 40 Assets
    Search Institute's list of the 40 assets that correlate with successful navigation of adolescence
  • National Adolescent Health Information Center
    A national resource for adolescent health information and research by UCSF
  • National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth
    Through the US Dep't of Health and Human Services, this website offers information for and about young people, including ways young people can get involved in the community, ideas about how to support young people, and suggestions for academic projects related to youth service practice and policy
  • Healthy Schools, Healthy Youth
    CDC Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH)
  • ACT for Youth
    Strengthening New York State communities to promote positive youth development
  • Scarleteen.com
    Sexual empowerment through education
  • AdvocatesForYouth.org
    Advocates for Youth believes that all young people have the right to the reproductive and sexual health information, confidential, safe services and a secure stake in the future.

 

Websites for Teens

 

Vegetarian Resource Group

 

Lactation Information

 

Travel


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Northeast Pediatrics - Main Office
10 Graham Road West - 

607-257-2188(Pediatrics)

607-257-5067(Adolescent Clinic)
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1290 Trumansburg Rd - 

607-319-5211
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