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  • Choking for Parents


    Choking is an emergency - so it's important to recognize the signs of choking and know what to do if happens.

  • Your Child's Immunizations: Diphtheria, Tetanus & Pertussis Vaccine (DTaP) for Parents


    Find out when and why your child needs to get this vaccine.

  • Hernias for Teens


    A hernia is an opening or weakness in the wall of a muscle, tissue, or membrane that normally holds an organ in place. Learning to prevent hernias isn't hard to do - check out these tips.

  • 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.

  • Asthma for Kids


    Asthma makes it hard to breathe. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Taking Care of Your Grandchildren for Parents


    When you take care of your grandkids, you're probably excited to put your own parenting experience to good use. But there are a few childcare basics to brush up on.

  • Side Effects of Chemotherapy and Radiation for Parents


    Side effects of cancer treatment can include flu-like symptoms, hair loss, and blood clotting problems. After treatment ends, most side effects go away.

  • Immunizations for Teens


    Missing out on shots puts you at more serious risk than you might think. That one little "ouch" moment protects you from some major health problems.

  • Hib Disease (Haemophilus Influenzae Type b) for Parents


    Hib disease can cause serious illnesses like meningitis and pneumonia. To protect kids from this bacterial infection, they should receive the Hib vaccine as infants.

  • Your Digestive System for Kids


    The digestive system breaks down the food you eat. Learn how in this article for kids.

The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital is a department of Maine Medical Center