If you would you like to know more about a specific childhood illness, diagnostic test, or surgical procedure that has been recommended for your child, our Health Library offers easy-to-understand information on a wide range of pediatric health, medical, and safety topics and includes:
- Your Child's Health
Your Child's Health is a monthly health advice column for parents from the experts at Duke Children's.
- Children's Care Guides
Details about treatments, diagnostic tests, and other topics to help pediatric patients at Duke Children's.
- Patient Stories
Read about experiences with care at Duke Children's.
- Patient Education Online
The American Academy of Pediatrics provides parents and other caregivers with reliable, up-to-date health and safety information with more than 150 education handouts--all available to print, download, or email.
The KidsHealth Parents section has doctor-approved, accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information about children from before birth through young adulthood.
Disclaimer: THE HEALTH LIBRARY DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE.
The Health Library is for information only. The contents of the Health Library, such as graphics, images, text, quoted information and all other materials ("Content") are provided for reference only, do not claim to be complete or exhaustive or to be applicable to any particular individual's medical condition. Users should always consult with a qualified and licensed physician or other medical care provider. Users are advised to follow the advice of their physicians without delay regardless of anything read in this Health Library.
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