Visit the web sites of these organizations to gain valuable information.

GENERAL

American Academy of Pediatrics
www.aap.org
This organization is committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. A great resource for information on programs and campaigns, and to view several publications about pediatrics.

Food and Drug Administration
www.fda.gov
A wealth of information regarding regulations on various food items, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, etc. Take a look at the safety alerts concerning products and treatments. There is also a library to view reference manuals and publications.

US Consumer Product Safety Commission
www.cpsc.gov
Want to know if a certain product is safe? View recall information, statistics, etc. You are also able to report any unsafe products you may come across.

VACCINE SAFETY

Center for Disease Control - National Immunization Program
www.cdc.gov/nip/
This site provides immunization information about vaccine preventable diseases, the benefits of immunization, and the risks of immunization versus the risk of disease, as well as educational materials.

CDC's National Immunization Information Hotline
Talk with a trained operator who can answer individual questions
about vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases.
Hotline Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM (EST)
English Line: 1-800-232-2522
Spanish Line: 1-800-232-0233

AAP's Childhood Immunization Support Program
www.cispimmunize.org/
A great resource for information about vaccines and diseases. Look over fact sheets, download videos and get the latest news from this organization.

Hospital Affiliations

Other useful sites

WebMD
www.webmd.com/