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  • Corneal Abrasions for Parents

    Corneal abrasions, which are common among kids, happen when something gets into the eye. Though sometimes painful, they're rarely serious and usually heal within a few days.

  • Corneal Abrasions for Teens

    A corneal abrasion happens when something cuts, scratches, or scrapes the cornea (the clear tissue covering the eye). Most will heal in a couple of days.

  • Laryngoscopy for Parents

    Laryngoscopy, a visual exam of the voicebox and airway, can help discover the causes of voice and breathing problems, throat or ear pain, and other bothersome symptoms.

  • Cancer Treatment & Prevention for Parents

    Learn what medicines and therapies are used to get kids better, and keep them well.

  • A to Z: Bronchiectasis for Parents

    Learn about causes of breathing difficulties and conditions that can affect the lungs and bronchi.

  • Immune System for Parents

    The immune system, composed of special cells, proteins, tissues, and organs that protect against germs and microorganisms, is the body's defense against disease.

  • Medical Conditions Q&A for Parents

    Answers to your questions about common health problems.

  • Rh Incompatibility During Pregnancy for Parents

    If you just found out you're pregnant, one of the first tests you should expect is a blood-type test. This basic test determines your blood type and Rh factor, which may play an important role in your baby's health.

  • Typhoid Fever for Parents

    While typhoid fever isn't common in the U.S., it can be a health threat elsewhere. Learn about this illness and how to prevent it.

  • Caring for a Seriously or Chronically Ill Child for Parents

    Coping and advice for parents caring for a child with a serious or long-term illness.