Families

Links & Resources

General Interest

General Medical

Pharmaceutical

Wish Organizations

GENERAL INTEREST

American Bar Association—Pro Bono and Public Service
http://www.abanet.org/legalservices/probono/directory/programlinks.html

Angel Flight America
http://www.airlifeline.org

Believe In Tomorrow National Children's Foundation
6601 Frederick Road
Baltimore, MD 21228
800-933-5470
410-744-1984 fax
http://www.believe-in-tomorrow.org/
info@believeintomorrow.org

National PTA
National PTA Headquarters:
330 N. Wabash Avenue, Suite 2100
Chicago, Illinois 60611
312-670-6782
http://www.pta.org
info@pta.org

Planned Parenthood Federation of America
810 Seventh Ave.
New York, New York 10019
212-261-4331 in New York
202-785-3351 in Washington, DC
http://www.plannedparenthood.org

Songs of Love Foundation
PO Box 750809
Dept. P
Forest Hills, NY 11375
800-960-7664
http://www.songsoflove.org
songslove@aol.com

GENERAL MEDICAL

Academy of General Dentistry

American Academy of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098
847-228-5005
847-228-5097 fax
http://www.aap.org
kidsdocs@aap.org
Vaccine-specific information: http://www.cispimmunize.org/fam/soundadvice.html

American Board of Medical Specialties

American Gastroenterological Association

American Medical Association

The American Society of Transplantation
15000 Commerce Pkwy, Suite C
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
856-439-9986
856-439-9982
fax
http://www.a-s-t.org
ast@ahint.com

Audio Medica (makes audio cassettes for doctors or anyone concerning new clinical developments)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Rd., NE
Atlanta, GA 30333
888-232-3228
http://www.cdc.gov
netinfo@cdc.gov

Diseases, Disorders and Related topics—search

HealthFinder
http://www.healthfinder.org

Immunization Action Coalition
1573 Selby Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104
651-647-9009
651-647-9131 fax
http://www.immunize.org
admin@immunize.org

Infectious Diseases Society of America

IDLinks—Communications Center for Infectious Diseases

International Pediatric Association
Administrative Office
17 rue du Cendrier, P.O. Box 1726
CH-1211 Geneva 1
Switzerland
41 22 906 91 52
41 22 732 28 52 fax
http://www.ipa-world.org/
adminoffice@ipa-world.org

Asian Pacific Liver Center of St. Vincent Medical Center
The S. Mark Taper Building
2200 West 3rd St. Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90057
1-888-236-2752
APLC@dochs.org
www.asianpacificlivercenter.org

Mayo Clinic
200 First St. S.W.
Rochester, MN 55905
507-284-2511
507-284-0161 fax
http://www.mayohealth.org

MedlinePlus
http://www.medlineplus.gov

MedlinePlus Medical Dictionary
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mplusdictionary.html

Medscape
http://www.medscape.com

National Center for Infectious Diseases

National Genetics Institute

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
http://www.nih.gov

National Jewish Medical and Research Center

National Library of Medicine's Gateway
http://gateway.nlm.nih.gov/gw/Cmd

The Nemours Foundation Center for Children's Health Media
Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
302-651-4046
302-651-4077 fax
http://kidshealth.org
info@KidsHealth.org

New England Journal of Medicine
10 Shattuck Street
Boston, MA 02115-6094
617-734-9800
617-734-4457 fax
http://www.nejm.org

North American Syringe Exchange Network

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS)
99 Canal Center PlazaSuite 210
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-299-6764
703-299-0204 fax
http://www.pids.org
aweddle@idsociety.org

PubMed—search for articles

Toll-Free Numbers for Health Information

TransWeb
The Northern Brewery Bldg.
1327 Jones Dr., Suite 105
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
734-998-7314
734-998-6710 fax
http://www.transweb.org

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

The World Health Organization
Avenue Appia 20
1211 Geneva 27
Switzerland(+41 22) 791-2111
(+41 22) 791-0746 fax
http://www.who.int
info@who.ch

PHARMACEUTICAL LINKS

Abbott

Alliance Pharmaceutical Corp.

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)

American Pharmacists Association (APhA)

AstraZeneca

Baxter International Inc.

The Bayer Group

Clinical Pharmacology

Drug Information Association

Disqualified/Restricted/Assurances List for Clinical Investigators

Dow Chemical

Drug InfoNet

Eli Lilly and Company

Fischer Pharmaceutical Laboratories

Genentech, Inc.

Geron Corporation

GlaxoSmithKline

Groupement Provincial de l’Industrie du Medicament

Internet Drug Index (RxList)

Merck & Co., Inc.

Novartis

Novo Nordisk

Pfizer Inc.

Pharmacy Information on the Internet

Parenteral Drug Association

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)

PSL Group

Roche

Roxane Laboratories Inc.

RXmed

Sanofi-Aventis

WISH ORGANIZATIONS

Kidd's Kids
220 E. Las Colinas Blvd., Suite C-210
Irving, TX 75039
866-541-5437
972-432-8595
972-869-9814 fax
http://www.kiddskids.com
derrick@kiddlive.com

Make-A-Wish Foundation
(International)
100 West Clarendon, Suite 2200
Phoenix, Arizona 85013
800-722-WISH (9474)
602-279-0855 fax
http://www.wish.org
mawfa@wish.org

602-279-WISH (9474) int’l
602-241-0024 int’l fax
international@wish.org

Starlight Starbright
5757 Wilshire Blvd. Suite M100
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(310) 479-1212

http://www.starlight.org

The Wishing Star Foundation
(Eastern WA and Idaho)
915 West Second, Ste.B
Spokane, WA 99204
509-744-3411
509-744-3414 fax
http://wishingstar.org
info@wishingstar.org

Wish Upon a Star
(California)
P. O. Box 4000
Visalia, Ca. 93278
http://www.wishuponastar.org

Please contact us if you know of a resource which should be listed here. If possible, make sure you send all of the contact information and mention the category under which you believe it should be listed. We are in particular need of resources for kids living with herpes.


In the final analysis, the question of why bad things happen to good people transmutes itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it happened.

Harold S. Kushner