CHILDREN’S HEALTH: KidsDoctor.com Offers Online Advice For Parents
KidsDoctor.com provides clear, easy-to-navigate information for parents on children's health, according to Washington Times columnist Joe Szadkowski's latest "Webwise" column. Created in 1996, the Atlanta-based site provides health information to parents from pediatrician Lewis Coffin. KidsDoctor.com contains 220 articles on health subjects that include: general health, diet/nutrition, injuries/trauma, allergy, infectious diseases, birth anomalies, infancy and early childhood, growth and development, family life and behavior. Visitors also can sort the site's content by anatomy categories, such as: head, ears, eyes, nose and throat, skin, hair and nails, digestive tract, urinary tract and genitalia, skeletal system, glands and lymph nodes, respiratory system, nervous system and circulatory system. Other features include a question-and-answer section, in which Coffin answers visitors' emails and a weekly spotlight called "Solutions," which offers the basics on a specific children's health issue (4/30).This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.