Children's Health

Children's Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
As the United States health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack.

American Academy of Pediatrics
The Council provides a forum for pediatricians and others interested in promoting the optimal development, health, and safety of young children at home, in early education, child care, or other early childhood settings.
Parenting website backed by 64,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

The Institute of Medicine
A division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The Academies are private, nonprofit institutions that provide independent, objective analysis and advice to the nation to solve complex problems and inform public policy decisions related to science, technology, and medicine.

The Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk
Was established at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Women & Infants Hospital in 2005. The mission of the Center is to stimulate outstanding interdisciplinary research, education, and clinical services on the biological and social factors that determine the developmental outcome of at-risk children.

Baby-Friendly USA
Assesses, accredits, and designates birthing facilities that meet the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative criteria for implementing the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding and follow the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes – providing mothers and babies with the early support needed to achieve successful breastfeeding, an essential foundation for a healthy nation.

Selected research