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Designated as a Priority Population, Child & Adolescent Healthcare information available includes Comparative Effectiveness Reviews, Evidence Reports, Child Heatlh Insurance Research Initiative, Statistical Briefs, and more.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for the public. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it provides information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues. It can be used to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. There are links to the latest medical research and information about clinical trials on a disease or condition.
Children represent the future, and ensuring their healthy growth and development ought to be a prime concern of all societies. Newborns are particularly vulnerable and children are vulnerable to malnutrition and infectious diseases, many of which can be effectively prevented or treated.
The National Center for Health Statistics at the CDC provides the FastStats site with quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance and is organized alphabetically. Links are provided to publications that include the statistics presented, to sources of more data, and to related web pages.
The linked birth and infant death data set is a valuable tool for monitoring and exploring the complex inter-relationships between infant death and risk factors present at birth. In the linked birth and infant death data set the information from the death certificate is linked to the information from the birth certificate for each infant under 1 year of age who dies in the United States, Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands, and Guam.