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Immunizations and IBD

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OrganizationNational Institutes of Health's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
http://www.niaid.nih.gov
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

Web SiteTeens With Crohn's Disease Website
http://pages.prodigy.net/mattgreen/index.htm
This site is designed for teens by a teen with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It contains helpful message boards, chat areas, and information about Crohn's Disease.

Web SiteCDC: Vaccines & Immunizations
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/
The CDC's site has information on vaccines, including immunization schedules, recommendations, FAQs, and more.

Web SiteThe History of Vaccines
http://www.historyofvaccines.org/
The History of Vaccines is an informational, educational website created by The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, the oldest professional society in the United States.

OrganizationNorth American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
http://www.naspghan.org/
NASPGHAN works to help children and adolescents with digestive disorders.

OrganizationCrohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)
http://www.ccfa.org
CCFA's mission is to cure and prevent Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis through research, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these digestive diseases through education and support.



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