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  • Diabetes: When to Call the Doctor

    Taking care of your diabetes includes knowing when to call a doctor and get medical help.

  • 5 Ways to Be Prepared for an Allergy Emergency

    Quick action is essential during a serious allergic reaction. It helps to remind yourself of action steps so they become second nature if there's an emergency. Here's what to do.

  • Bug Bites and Stings

    Generally, insect bites and stings are harmless. Find out how to keep pests from ruining your fun.

  • When Depression Is Severe

    Severe depression can cloud a person's thinking and lead some people to think that life isn't worth living. But severe depression can be treated. Find out what to do and how to get help in this article for teens.

  • Suicide

    We all feel overwhelmed by difficult emotions or situations sometimes. If someone is seriously depressed, suicidal thinking is a real concern. Here are warning signs and ways to get help.

  • Shellfish Allergy

    Shellfish allergies can be serious - and shellfish can appear in some surprising foods and products. Read about shellfish allergy and what to do when a reaction is severe.

  • Someone at School Has a Weapon. What Should I Do?

    If you suspect that someone is bringing a weapon to school or threatening someone else's life, it requires immediate attention. This article offers some tips on getting help.

  • Sickle Cell Crisis (Pain Crisis)

    Sickle cell crisis is when sickled cells clog small blood vessels, causing extreme pain and other symptoms. Learn more, including how to help prevent a crisis and what to do if one does happen.

  • Serious Allergic Reactions (Anaphylaxis)

    A person with severe allergies can be at risk for a sudden, serious allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. This reaction can seem scary, but the good news is it can be treated.

  • Broken Bones

    Bones are tough stuff - but even tough stuff can break. Find out what happens when a bone fractures.