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  • Meningitis for Teens


    You may be wondering what the deal is with meningitis because you've heard frightening stuff about meningitis outbreaks in the news.

  • Meningitis for Parents


    Meningitis is treatable, but can be serious. So it's important to know the symptoms, and get medical care right away if you think that your child has the illness.

  • Word! Meninigitis for Kids


    The meninges cover and protect the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis happens when the meninges swell or get irritated.

  • Your Child's Immunizations: Meningococcal Vaccines for Parents


    Find out when and why your child needs to get this vaccine.

  • 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.

  • Word! Spinal Tap for Kids


    A spinal tap is an important test for diagnosing illnesses, such as meningitis.

  • First Aid: Stiff Neck for Parents


    A stiff neck is usually nothing to worry about. In rare cases, it can be a sign of something serious. Here's what to do about a stiff neck.

  • Coxsackievirus Infections for Parents


    Coxsackievirus infections can spread from person to person. In most cases, the viruses cause mild flu-like symptoms, but can lead to more serious infections.

  • Immunization Schedule for Parents


    Which vaccines does your child need and when? Use this immunization schedule as a handy reference.

  • Your Child's Immunizations: Hib Vaccine for Parents


    Find out when and why your child needs to get this vaccine.