Online Resources and Newsletters

 
At Torresdale Pediatrics we feel it is vital to keep our patients and families on top of the latest health information.  On this page you can find links to our own newsletters as well as links to other outside resources.
 Protecting Children from the Measles
 
As many of you know, there is currently an outbreak of the measles that can be traced back to Disneyland in California. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics [AAP], the most effective way to prevent the measles is through vaccination. Resources for parents about the measles outbreak are below:

American Academy of Pediatrics [AAP] Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Children Against Measles

 
 
 
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)

Click here to link to information for parents regarding EV-D68 from the Centers for Disease Control [CDC]. Remember that washing your hands is one of the most effective ways to stop the spread of illnesses and keep your family healthy.
 
Postpartum Depression

Click here to access a compiled list of local and national Postpartum Depression resources.
 
Vaccine Information Statements (VIS)

Click here to view the CDC's Vaccine Information Statements (VIS).  

Click the links below to view individual Vaccine Information Statements (VIS)  for vaccines we administer in our office:
 American Academy of Pediatrics [AAP] TiPP
 

 

 
 
A collection of printable PDF sheets about safety and injury prevention for all ages.
 
E-Newsletters
 
We send monthly newsletters to let our patients and families know about new things happening at Torresdale Pediatrics! 

Click here
to view past newsletters.
 
Articles of Interest
 
By Barb Warner, RN
 
"Antibiotics are wonderful. However, ONLY when used for bacterial infections. Antibiotics are useless against viral infections."
Online Resources
Symptom Checker, or "When to Call Us"
 
 
 
Pediatric Health Information
 

 
Kids' Wellness Tracker
 
 
Safe Kids Worldwide

Keep Kids Safe from Preventable Injuries


 
Home Fire Prevention & Safety Tips 
 
Parents Central: From Car Seats to Car Keys -- Keeping Kids Safe
 
 
American Academy of Pediatrics [AAP] Bright Futures

 
A national healthcare site promoting kids' health and well-being. They have many free downloads and additional tools available for purchase.
text4baby -- www.text4baby.org

To help more pregnant women and new moms get information about caring for their health and giving their babies the best possible start in life, the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition [HMHB] launched text4baby, the first free health text messaging service in the U.S.

215-638-0555  -  tpeds4kids@gmail.com  -  2217 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, PA 19020

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