Other Places To Get Help
|American Academy of Family
|P.O. Box 11210|
|Shawnee Mission, KS 66207-1210|
|Fax: ||(913) 906-6075|
|Web Address: ||www.familydoctor.org|
The website FamilyDoctor.org is sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians. It offers information on adult and child health conditions and healthy living. There are topics on medicines, doctor visits, physical and mental health issues, parenting, and more.
|American Academy of Pediatrics|
|141 Northwest Point Boulevard|
|Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098|
|Phone: ||(847) 434-4000|
|Fax: ||(847) 434-8000|
|Web Address: ||www.aap.org|
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers a
variety of educational materials about parenting,
general growth and development, immunizations, safety, disease prevention, and more. AAP guidelines for various conditions and links to other
organizations are also available.
|American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
|409 12th Street SW|
|P.O. Box 70620|
|Washington, DC 20024-9998|
|Phone: ||(202) 638-5577|
|Web Address: ||www.acog.org|
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
(ACOG) is a nonprofit organization of professionals who provide health care for
women, including teens. The ACOG Resource Center publishes manuals and patient
education materials. The Web publications section of the site has patient
education pamphlets on many women's health topics, including reproductive
health, breast-feeding, violence, and quitting smoking.
|AUA Foundation: The Official Foundation of the American Urological
|1000 Corporate Boulevard|
|Linthicum, MD 21090|
|Phone: ||(410) 689-3700|
|Fax: ||(410) 689-3998|
|Web Address: ||www.urologyhealth.org|
UrologyHealth.org is a website written by urologists
for patients. Visitors can find specific topics by using the "search"
The website provides information about adult and
pediatric urologic topics, including kidney, bladder, and prostate conditions.
You can find a urologist, sign up for a free quarterly newsletter, or click on
the Urology A–Z page to find materials about urologic problems.
|KidsHealth for Parents, Children, and
|Nemours Home Office|
|10140 Centurion Parkway|
|Jacksonville, FL 32256|
|Phone: ||(904) 697-4100|
|Web Address: ||www.kidshealth.org|
This website is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. It
has a wide range of information about children's health—from allergies and
diseases to normal growth and development (birth to adolescence). This website
offers separate areas for kids, teens, and parents, each providing
age-appropriate information that the child or parent can understand. You can
sign up to get weekly emails about your area of interest.
|National Organization of Circumcision Information
|P.O. Box 2512|
|San Anselmo, CA 94979-2512|
|Phone: ||(415) 488-9883|
|Fax: ||(415) 488-9660|
|Web Address: ||www.nocirc.org|
The National Organization of Circumcision Information
Resource Centers (NOCIRC) is a group that opposes circumcision. The group gives
out pamphlets, hosts conferences, and has a Web site dedicated to its mission.
The subjects NOCIRC focuses include the functions of the foreskin and research
related to the medical, ethical, and legal reasons that the sexual organs of
children should be left intact.
NOCIRC offices are open to the
public, and they are available to answer requests for information by phone and
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
January 26, 2012
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