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  • VP Shunts for Parents


    A VP shunt is a small plastic tube that helps drain extra cerebrospinal fluid from the brain. Most VP shunts are placed to treat hydrocephalus.

  • 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.

  • Dehydration for Parents


    Sometimes kids lose fluids and salts through fever, diarrhea, vomiting, or sweating. Here are some tips on preventing or treating dehydration.

  • Playground Safety for Parents


    Following these safety guidelines can make neighborhood playgrounds entertaining and safe for your kids.

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: What to Do if Your Child Is Sick for Parents


    There's still much to learn about COVID-19. Still, parents wonder what to do if their child gets sick during the pandemic. Here's what doctors say to do if your child has coronavirus symptoms.

  • Going to the Hospital for Kids


    It may seem scary to go to a hospital, but doctors and nurses are there to help people who are sick or hurt feel better. Read our article for kids to find out what happens inside a hospital.

  • A to Z: Intestinal Malrotation for Parents


    Malrotation is twisting of the bowel that happens when a baby's intestines don't develop properly in the uterus. It can be a medical emergency.

  • Dengue Fever for Teens


    This infectious disease can cause high fevers, headaches, rashes, and pain throughout the body. Find out what to do about dengue fever - and how to avoid it.

  • Sickle Cell Crisis (Pain Crisis) for Teens


    Sickle cell crisis is when sickled cells clog small blood vessels, causing extreme pain and other symptoms. Learn more, including how to help prevent a crisis and what to do if one does happen.

  • Asthma Treatment & Prevention for Teens for Teens


    Find out how doctors treat asthma, and what you can do to lower the chances of having a flare-up or needing to go the ER.