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  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus for Parents

    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a major cause of respiratory illness in young children. Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of this contagious infection.

  • A to Z: Respiratory Syncytial Virus for Parents

    Learn about RSV, a contagious infection that's a major cause of respiratory illness in young children.

  • Word! Respiratory Syncytial Virus for Kids

    Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is an infection of the lungs and breathing passages.

  • Taking Your Preemie Home for Parents

    If you're about to begin caring for your preemie at home, try to relax. With some preparation and planning, you'll be ready.

  • Pneumonia for Parents

    Pneumonia is a lung infection that can be caused by different types of germs, most commonly viruses. Read about symptoms and treatment.

  • A to Z: Pneumonia, Viral for Parents

    Learn about viral pneumonia, a lung infection caused by a virus.

  • A to Z: Bronchiolitis for Parents

    Bronchiolitis is a common illness of the respiratory tract caused by an infection that affects the bronchioles, tiny airways that lead to the lungs.

  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) for Parents

    Babies who are born prematurely or who experience respiratory problems shortly after birth are at risk for bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), sometimes called chronic lung disease.

  • A to Z: Croup for Parents

    Croup is a viral infection that causes an inflammation of the upper airways — the voice box (larynx) and windpipe (trachea).

  • Walking Pneumonia for Parents

    Many kids with this milder version of pneumonia feel well enough to go to school. But it's important to keep kids home until after treatment kicks in and symptoms improve.

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