The KidsHealth® content on this site is licensed from The Nemours Foundation
and is operated and administered by The Nemours Center for Health Delivery Innovation.
This page describes the editorial policy that the KidsHealth team follows when creating
content. It does not pertain to content in other areas of this site.
The KidsHealth articles and features on this site go through a rigorous editorial
process that includes review by medical professionals. All information is for education
only. This site is not intended to provide medical care. For specific medical advice,
diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
How KidsHealth Content Is Created and Updated
The KidsHealth articles, animations, and features on this site are created by the
physicians, writers, editors, and graphic designers of the Nemours Center for Health
Delivery Innovation. Their goal is to make sure that all information is accurate,
balanced, current, and family-friendly.
Physicians and other health experts review all KidsHealth content before it's published
on this site. All content is reviewed and updated on a regular basis to keep medical
information accurate and relevant. Articles show the most recent review date and expert
reviewer names, where appropriate.
The KidsHealth editorial staff also reviews all reader comments about the KidsHealth
articles on this site, including suggestions for possible improvements and corrections.
KidsHealth Content Is Inclusive
The KidsHealth editorial staff makes every effort to be as neutral as possible
with regard to sex, race, color, religion, and age. Within the articles, the site
takes turns referring to infants, children, and teens as "he" or "she." Even if an
article says he or she, it is referring to infants, children, and teens of any gender,
unless otherwise specified.
How KidsHealth Medical Reviewers Are Selected
Articles and features on this site are reviewed by members of the KidsHealth
Panel of Expert Reviewers. The physicians and other clinical experts on this panel
have special interest in and experience with the particular subject area.
Panel members who may have a conflict of interest due to their workplace affiliation
or another professional or personal interest are not permitted to review specific
How Links and Resources Are Selected
Expert reviewers and the editors at KidsHealth research the resources and links
in each article to determine that they offer high-quality information that may be
of interest to you. Although every effort is made to verify that the information these
resources provide is up-to-date and accurate, the information tends to change and
not all of it was necessarily reviewed by KidsHealth.
These resources are provided solely as a convenience to you and are not an endorsement
by Nemours or KidsHealth Educational Partners.