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.cms.hhs.gov
 

State of Texas Health Information Resources

Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
www.dars.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
 
Texas Prader Willi Association
www.txpwa.org

 

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

CarePages
www.carepages.com//healthbridgehouston