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  • Hib Disease (Haemophilus Influenzae Type b) for Teens

    Hib is pretty rare in U.S. teens because most get vaccinated as babies. But for people who do get Hib, it can sometimes be serious. Here's more information about this bacterial infection and how it might show up.

  • La enfermedad por Haemophilus influenzae tipo B Para Adolescentes

    Si vives en EE.UU., lo más probable es que te hayan vacunado contra ella cuando sólo eras un bebé.

  • La enfermedad por Haemophilus influenzae tipo b (Hib) Para Padres

    A pesar de su nombre, la Haemophilus influenzae (Hib) no causa la influenza pero puede causar una serie de enfermedades que pueden poner en riesgo la vida.

  • Teacher's Guide: Nervous System (Grades 9 to 12) for Educators

    The activities in this Teacher's Gudie will help your students make their own connections with how the brain and the nervous system work.

  • Listeria Infections for Parents

    Listeriosis, a serious infection caused by eating food contaminated with a bacterium, primarily affects pregnant women, newborns, and adults with weakened immune systems. Some simple precautions can protect your family from infection.

  • Listeriosis Para Padres

    No existen vacunas contra la bacteria que causa la listeriosis. De todos modos, usted puede ayudar a proteger a su familia de esta bacteria adoptando las siguientes precauciones relacionadas con la alimentación.

  • Managing Your Child's Diabetes on Sick Days for Parents

    Parents of kids with diabetes need to take a few extra precautions for keeping blood sugar levels under control on sick days.

  • Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap) for Parents

    If your child is scheduled to have a lumbar puncture, also called a spinal tap, read about how this test is performed and when you can expect the results.

  • Punción lumbar Para Padres

    La punción lumbar es un análisis médico común en el que se toman pequeñas muestras de líquido cefalorraquídeo para analizarlo.

  • Infecciones transmitidos por las mascotas Para Padres

    Si se está planteando la posibilidad de tener una mascota o ya tiene una, es importante que sepa cómo proteger a su familia de las infecciones que les podría trasmitir.



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