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Best of pediatrics websites 2014 | Pacific Medical Training

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Congratulations to the winners! After reviewing hundreds of websites, Pacific Medical Training is happy to award these sites with our "Best of Pediatrics/Kids Sites" award. With recent studies indicating that 1 in 3 children in the US is overweight, it is great to have fantastic websites like these as resources for parents, teachers, and kids to learn healthy habits from.


  1. — Children’s Health Fund, co-founded in 1987 by singer/songwriter Paul Simon and pediatrician/child advocate Irwin Redlener, MD, is committed to providing health care to the nation’s most medically underserved children. With personal stories and great comprehensive programs they have been recognized as our favorite pediatric site for 2014.
    Children's Health Fund
  2. — SPARK does a great job of disseminating evidence-based physical education, after school, early childhood, and coordinated school health programs to teachers and recreation leaders serving pre-K through 12th grade students. They have a wealth of information on their website that makes it easy to absorb and share.
  3. — Healthy Kids Challenge creates solutions to meet the unique challenges of each school, organization, and community. Motivating and sustaining healthy changes are always Healthy Kids Challenge goals. They offer great resources to workshops community services and much more.
    Healthy Kids Challenge
  4. — Raise Healthy Eaters is a great site to find expert nutritional information for your family. With an innovative approach to getting your children to eat healthier, Raise Healthy Eaters explains how parents and children alike can do more to achieve a healthy diet.
    Raise Healthy Eaters
  5. Build Healthy Kids is a website dedicated to the health and safety of children. They offer assessments to see how healthy of a diet your child is getting as well as solutions to getting to a healthier lifestyle. They also offer a community to share stories and learn from other parents.
    Build Healthy Kids
  6. — McLane Children’s Hospital Scott & White’s “THRIVE!” Healthy Children’s Blog is the perfect place for parents and visitors to connect and share experiences. Here you will find a wealth of information on your child’s health and wellness, as well as medical and community information, patient stories, articles from their pediatric physicians, and more.
    McLane Children's SCOTT&WHITE
  7. — Dr. Chris Marchioni founded Healthy Learning Paths on three premises: (1) many chronic diseases are preventable; (2) health practices are the secret sauce for healthy growth and development in all children; and (3) healthy children experience greater success in the classroom and in life. The wealth of information that Dr. Chris shares on her site is exactly why the site is recognized as one of our favorite kids sites.
    ASK: About Super Kids Blog
  8. Healthy Kids is the premier online child weight management and wellness program. Created by a board certified pediatrician for busy moms seeking an innovative solution to their child’s weight loss needs, the Healthy Kids Program helps the entire family establish healthy lifestyle habits for life. Our comprehensive, whole child approach is effective and unique because it incorporates all aspects of child health—physical, emotional, behavioral, and family.
    Healthy Kids Company

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