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  • What Are Germs? for Kids


    You know they can hurt you, but what are these invisible creatures? Find out in this article for kids.

  • Germ Cell Tumors for Parents


    Germ cell tumors happen when reproductive cells in an unborn baby don't develop as they should.

  • Fighting Germs for Teens


    Germs are tiny organisms that can cause disease - and they're so small that they can creep into your system without you noticing. Find out how to protect yourself.

  • Fighting Germs for Parents


    Bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa can cause disease. Here's how to help protect your family from germs.

  • Germs: Bacteria, Viruses, Fungi, and Protozoa for Parents


    Germs are the microscopic bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa that can cause disease.

  • Hand Washing: Why It's So Important for Parents


    Washing your hands well and often is the best way to keep from getting sick. Here's how to teach this all-important habit to your kids.

  • What Is an Ear Infection? for Kids


    A middle ear infection happens when germs like bacteria and viruses get in your middle ear and cause trouble. Read this article to find out more.

  • Why Do I Need to Wash My Hands? for Kids


    Washing your hands is the best way to stop germs from spreading. Learn all about the best way to wash your hands in this article for kids.

  • Germs: Bacteria, Viruses, Fungi, and Protozoa for Teens


    Germs are tiny organisms that can cause disease - and they're so small that they can creep into your system without you noticing. Find out how to protect yourself.

  • Food Poisoning for Kids


    Did you ever eat something that made you feel ooky? It might have been food poisoning.

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