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.
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.
A to Z: Bronchiectasis for Parents
Learn about causes of breathing difficulties and conditions that can affect the lungs and bronchi.
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.
Immunotherapy to Treat Cancer for Parents
This promising new type of cancer treatment stimulates a person's immune system so it is better able to fight disease.
Severe Combined Immunodeficiency for Parents
Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) is an immune deficiency that can be successfully treated if it's found early.
Swimmer's Ear (Otitis Externa) for Parents
Swimmer's ear is an infection of the ear canal caused by many types of bacteria or fungi. Find out how to prevent it.
A to Z: Hearing Loss, Mixed for Parents
Learn about causes of hearing loss and conditions that can affect the ear and auditory nerve.