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http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca

Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). Toronto, Ontario: (Website)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
An initiative of SickKids in Toronto, this website provides information on child development, common health problems, and health care. ; Visit the Resource Centres for comprehensive information on medical condition such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), diabetes, brain tumours, he…
Title
AboutKidsHealth
Subtitle
Trusted answers from The Hospital for Sick Children
Corporate Author
Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
Place
Toronto, Ontario
Topics
Medical/Health Information on the Internet
Children's Health Promotion
Abstract
An initiative of SickKids in Toronto, this website provides information on child development, common health problems, and health care.
Visit the Resource Centres for comprehensive information on medical condition such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), diabetes, brain tumours, heart conditions, pain or epilepsy.
The Just for Kids section has age-appropriate animations on many different health topics in different languages.
Use the menu to access the French site, and multilingual content.
Language
English
Chinese-Simplified
Chinese-Traditional
Portuguese
Spanish
Urdu
Tamil
Arabic
Punjabi
French
Material Type
Website
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca
Audience
Patient or Public

http://www.allergicliving.com/

Toronto, ON: Allergic Living magazine (Website)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
The purpose of this website is to engage and inform readers with food and environmental allergies and asthma. The magazine offers indepth articles about these conditions as well as useful tips and advice. ; Allergic Living covers a range of issues from parenting to allergic teens to managing your l…
Title
Allergic Living
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Allergic Living magazine
Topics
Allergies
Medical/Health Information on the Internet
Asthma
Abstract
The purpose of this website is to engage and inform readers with food and environmental allergies and asthma. The magazine offers indepth articles about these conditions as well as useful tips and advice.
Allergic Living covers a range of issues from parenting to allergic teens to managing your lifestyle as an allergic adult. The magazine draws upon the opinions of leading experts in the fields of allergy, immunology, respirology, pediatrics, nutrition and dermatology.
Partners with the Food Allergy Canada, and the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
Material Type
Website
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.allergicliving.com/
Audience
Patient or Public

http://www.healthlinkbc.ca

Interior Health, Northern Health, Provincial Health Service Authority (PHSA), Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), Island Health, Fraser Health. Victoria, BC: (Website)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
HealthLink BC provides reliable non-emergency health information and advice in British Columbia. Information and advice is available by telephone, our website, a mobile app and a collection of print resources. ; Through our programs and services, you can get the information you need to make decisio…
Title
HealthLink BC
Corporate Author
Interior Health
Northern Health
Provincial Health Service Authority (PHSA)
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)
Island Health
Fraser Health
Place
Victoria, BC
Topics
Medical/Health Information on the Internet
Abstract
HealthLink BC provides reliable non-emergency health information and advice in British Columbia. Information and advice is available by telephone, our website, a mobile app and a collection of print resources.
Through our programs and services, you can get the information you need to make decisions for yourself and those you care for. With our website and telephone service, information is available wherever you want it, any time of the day or night, every day of the year.
Language
English
French
Chinese
Korean
Punjabi
Spanish
Vietnamese
Material Type
Website
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.healthlinkbc.ca
Audience
Patient or Public

http://medlineplus.gov/

US National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health. Bethesda, MD: US National Library of Medicine (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
MedlinePlus brings together authoritative consumer health information from the NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other U.S. government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articl…
Title
MedlinePlus
Subtitle
Trusted health information for you
Corporate Author
US National Library of Medicine
National Institute of Health
Place
Bethesda, MD
Publisher
US National Library of Medicine
Topics
Medical/Health Information on the Internet
Medical Directories. Resource Guides
Medical Encyclopedias
Drugs-Directories. Resource Guides
Patient Education
Abstract
MedlinePlus brings together authoritative consumer health information from the NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other U.S. government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive patient-level information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://medlineplus.gov/
Audience
Patient or Public

http://www.merck.com/mmhe/index.html

Merck & Co., Inc. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck & Co., Inc. Home edition for patients and caregivers. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
The online version of the Merck manual, a U.S. medical encyclopedia for patients and caregivers, explains disorders, who is likely to get them, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, how they might be prevented, and how they can be treated; It also provides information about prognosis. ; Based on t…
Title
Merck manuals
Subtitle
Online medical library
Corporate Author
Merck & Co., Inc.
Edition
Home edition for patients and caregivers
Place
Whitehouse Station, NJ
Publisher
Merck & Co., Inc.
Topics
Medical/Health Information on the Internet
Medical Encyclopedias
Medical Dictionaries. Medical Thesauri. Medical Terminology
Abstract
The online version of the Merck manual, a U.S. medical encyclopedia for patients and caregivers, explains disorders, who is likely to get them, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, how they might be prevented, and how they can be treated; It also provides information about prognosis.
Based on the textbook of medicine—The Merck Manual—but written in everyday language and kept up-to-date.
Provided free of charge on the Internet by Merck & Co., Inc., as a public service.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.merck.com/mmhe/index.html
Audience
Patient or Public