How to separate the information from the misinformation―especially crucial when it comes to your children’s health.

By Adam Bluestein
Updated February 06, 2009
Illustration of a doctor
Credit: Carey Sookocheff
  • Find out if your doctor’s office has a website. Many offices publish validated information from other sources.
  • Look for sites associated with children’s hospitals or medical centers, such as the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
  • Exhausted the dot-org sites?, a sister site of, and ( are other good sources of reliable information.