Children's Health

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According to the United Nations, a child is "any person under 18 years of age..." (See also infant care)
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Introduction

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This entry aims to compile lists of children's health information websites and digital resources worldwide. As a work in progress it should not be viewed as a definitive list. According to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), a child is defined as any person below the age of 18 years. The word itself child refers to various stages of growth and development that human beings go through before reaching adulthood (maturity). Stages are divided into two groups; those before birth and those after birth. For specific adult entries and health issues, see Men's Health Pathfinders and Women's Health Pathfinders.

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  • 4-star.gif 4 stars denotes librarian-selected, high quality information. Starred sites are great places to begin your research.
  • PubmedHealth1.png PubMed Health provides health information written at the college or university-level. Medlineplus3.gif MedlinePlus (U.S.) provides access to easy-to-read health information.
  • An online or print publication intended to present Canadian health information for Canadians 800px-Flag of Canada.svg.png

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Disclaimer:

The HLWIKI International Advisory makes consumer health information (CHI) available to all -- however, it is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as advice or as a substitute for consulting a doctor. While we strive to keep all content current and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability or suitability of information, products, services, or related graphics contained here or on any of the websites listed. Only qualified health providers can provide health care e.g., they will take your health history, examine you, and bring their expertise and experience to bear on evaluating you. Put simply, advice regarding your care should always include your physician and other health providers. Please ask your local health librarian for further assistance.
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