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Facts for Families (available online as PDFs) In English I In Spanish from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Family Health History Resources: Health care professionals have known for a long time that common diseases - heart disease, cancer, and diabetes - and rare diseases - like hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, and sickle cell anemia - can run in families. If one generation of a family has high blood pressure, it is not unusual for the next generation to have similarly high blood pressure. Tracing the illnesses suffered by your parents, grandparents, and other blood relatives can help your doctor predict the disorders to which you may be at risk and take action to keep you and your family healthy.

Family oral health materials from the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center

Health Brochures for Parents and Teens from the Society for Adolescent Medicine

Healthy Start, Grow Smart from Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services; available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, and Chinese

Parent education brochures on pediatric oral health topics from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Parenting Books from the American Academy of Pediatrics In English I In Spanish

Parent's Guide to Childhood Immunizations from the National Immunization Program

Parent's Guide to Choosing Safe and Healthy Child Care from the Department of Health and Human Services

Play It Safe in the Sun: A Guide for Parents from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home (available online as PDF) In English I In Spanish from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


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