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Gerstein Science Information Centre

Consumer Health

This guide will help you locate and navigate resources related to consumer health and general health information. This page is intended especially for members of the public who are not affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Recommended Sources


  • Trusted answers to topics specific to children's health from the Hospital for Sick Children (aka SickKids)
  • Includes resource centres for a dozen major health issues
  • Extensive "Just for Kids" section featuring animations
  • Includes a symptom checker


  • From the Nemours Foundation which has been supporting children's health since 1936
  • Covers all aspects of children's health
  • Includes a recipe section for families with all kinds of nutritional needs
  • Separate sections for children, teens, parents, and educators