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Childhood Diseases and Illnesses

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(University of Cincinnati) -- Includes periodicals (indexing to over 150 titles with selective indexing and full text of health-related articles from over 2500 general interest periodicals), pamphlets (full text coverage of over 500 medical education pamphlets) and reference books (full text coverage of Mosby's Medical Dictionary, The People's Book of Medical Texts, Oryx Press Consumer Health Information Source Book, USPDI Drug Information in Lay Language, and Columbia University Complete Home Medical Guide.

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Common Childhood Illnesses
Information on common childhood illnesses from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Facts and resources on childhood mental illnesses, including ADHD, bipolar disorder and depression.
Asperger Syndrome
Facts and more about Asperger Syndrome from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Autism Society of America
Information and resources for parents and their children.
Vaccines and Immunizations
Child and Adolescent vaccine and immunization information from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Childhood Cancers
National Cancer Institute provides information on childhood cancers which includes facts, reseach and clinical trials.