Educational Resources

 The following websites provide valuable health information for consumers. Many of these sites provide access to medical journal articles and include information about medical conditions, drug treatments, and important patient resources.



Federal Government Health Information Resources

www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Health.shtml

www.usa.gov/Agencies/Federal/All_Agencies/index.shtml

www.medlineplus.gov

www.cms.hhs.gov

 

 

State of Texas Health Information Resources

 

Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services

www.dars.state.tx.us

 

Department of Aging and Disability Services

www.dads.state.tx.us

 

Department of Family and Protective Services

www.dfps.state.tx.us

 

Department of State Health Services

www.dshs.state.tx.us

 

Health and Human Services Commission

www.hhsc.state.tx.us/index.shtml

 

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

BAM: Body and Mind, an interactive site for children
www.bam.gov/sub_yoursafety/yoursafety_playitsafe.html

Home and Recreational Safety
www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/index.html

Keep Your Kids Healthy – CDC parent portal
www.cdc.gov/parents

Playground Injuries
www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Playground-Injuries/

Road Traffic Injuries
www.cdc.gov/safechild/Road_Traffic_Injuries/index.html

Sports Injuries
http://cdc.gov/safechild/Sports_Injuries/index.html

Teen Drivers
www.cdc.gov/mototVehicleSafety/Teen_Drivers/teendrivers_factsheet.html


Water-Related Injuries
www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Water-Safety/waterinjuries-factsheet.html

Water Safety: Drownings
www.cdc.gov/safechild/Drowning/index.html

 

Patient & Family Resources

www.caringbridge.org