Many patients wish to know more about their illnesses, have questions about health screening or medications they are taking. Although talking to your physician or pharmacist is always a recommended option, these internet sites are ones that we recognize as professional and reliable sources of information.
There are also web sites for many specific diseases. Many of these are helpful to patients or family members with those conditions. However, the content of those sites may not represent our views or the most current evidence-based medicine.
This Web site is operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), a national medical organizations representing more than 93,700 family physicians.
American Academy of Pediatrics — an organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
CDC.gov is CDC’s primary online communication channel. Annually, there are close to 500 million page views to the site, averaging 41 million page views per month. CDC.gov provides users with credible, reliable health information.
Yakima Health Distric: Prevention is our Business.Public Health uses prevention to deal with health threats affecting the community such as infectious, chronic disease control and drinking water protection.
Kittitas County Public Health Department
Information on diseases and health prevention from the Department of Health and Human Services
BAM! Body and Mind was created to help kids 9-13 years old make healthy lifestyle choices. Games, quizzes, and other interactive features help you learn about peer pressure, stress, physical fitness and other topics important to kids.
Health and Human Services info geared for children’s grade level with information about dental care, exercise, healthy living, etc.