Public Health Resources
American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: An Ounce of Prevention
Arming health educators and consumers with information as well as practical and useful tips on preventing infectious diseases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's An Ounce of Prevention campaign's goal is to provide resources about handwashing, cleaning and disinfection, and other easy-to-follow steps in an effort to develop and maintain successful hand hygiene and cleaning practices.

Healthfinder
Healthfinder® is a free guide to reliable consumer health and human services information, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Medical Matrix
Medical Matrix is a free directory of selected medical sites on the Internet.

MedSun (Medical Product Safety Network)
MedSun (Medical Product Safety Network) is designed to improve understanding of medical device use so that the FDA, healthcare facilities, clinicians, and manufacturers can better address safety concerns. Over 350 health care facilities, primarily hospitals, participate in the MedSun network. Trained MedSun Representatives from these sites come from Risk Management, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Biomedical/Clinical Engineering, Physicians and Nurses, Materials Management, and Surgical Services.

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (PREVline)
The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) is the information service of the Center for Substance Abuse Control of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. NCADI is the world's largest resource for current information and materials concerning substance abuse.

OncoLink
OncoLink provides cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public accurate cancer-related information at no charge.

RxList
The RxList is an Internet drug index.

Virtual Hospital
The Virtual Hospital is a digital health sciences library created to help meet the information needs of health care providers and patients. The goal of the Virtual Hospital digital library is to make the Internet a useful medical reference and health promotion tool for health care providers and patients. The digital library contains hundreds of books and brochures for health care providers and patients.










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Specific information provided on the OAPD website is provided in order to assist pediatric dentists in Oregon, and their staff, in making clinical decisions regarding the clinical care of their patients and cannot substitute for the individual judgment brought to each clinical situation by the patient's pediatric dentist. Scientific recommendations should be used with the clear understanding that continued research may result in new knowledge or recommendations.

For Parents: Accessing health information on a website should be not considered a substitute for or an alternative to a family consulting directly with their child's pediatric dentist. This website does not provide clinical diagnosis or treatment recommendations, or render any opinion concerning the quality of care provided by any specific pediatric dentist to an individual patient. The OAPD does not intervene or mediate in communications between families and their child's pediatric dentist.



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