Diphtheria for Parents
Diphtheria is a bacterial infection that's rare in the United States, where health officials immunize kids against it. But it's still common in developing countries where immunizations aren't given routinely.
Find out when and why your child needs to get this vaccine.
Tetanus for Parents
Tetanus (also called lockjaw) is a preventable disease that affects the muscles and nerves, usually due to a contaminated wound.
Whooping Cough (Pertussis) for Parents
Pertussis is characterized by severe coughing spells that end in a whooping sound when the person breathes in. It can be prevented with the pertussis vaccine, part of the DTaP immunization.
Your Child's Immunizations for Parents
Immunizations protect kids from many dangerous diseases. Find out what vaccines your child needs to grow up healthy.
Frequently Asked Questions About Immunizations for Parents
Immunizations have protected millions of children from potentially deadly diseases. Learn about immunizations and find out exactly what they do - and what they don't.
Lung & Respiratory Infections for Parents
Learn about conditions that can affect breathing.
Immunizations and IBD for Parents
Vaccines are safe to give to kids and teens with IBD and won't make their symptoms worse. Here are the ones they need.
Immunizations for Parents
Find out what vaccines your child needs to stay well and when to get them.
First Aid: Coughing for Parents
Coughing is a healthy reflex that helps clear the airways. A severe or lingering cough requires medical treatment, but many coughs are caused by viruses that just need to run their course.