Child Health

Children represent the future, and ensuring their healthy growth and development is a prime concern of Washington University in St. Louis and our ICTS partners. Children are vulnerable to a variety of conditions, including malnutrition and infectious diseases, many of which can be effectively prevented or treated. Continue reading to find more information about protecting your child's health.

Visit the following places to see what resources our ICTS partners have to offer:

BJC HealthCare's Kid's Health provides tips on physical fitness and childhood obesity as well as information about teen suicide, in addition to almost 50 other health tools.

St. Louis Children's Hospital offers a large variety of child health and safety information that you need, from medical animations to community education.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital, provides a great search engine for finding the conditions and available treatments for your sick child.

The National Children's Study, including ICTS partner Saint Louis University, examined the effects of the environment, as broadly defined to include factors such as air, water, diet, sound, family dynamics, community and cultural influences, and genetics on the growth, development, and health of children across the United States, following them from before birth until age 21 years.