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  • 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.

  • Peritonsillar Abscess for Parents


    Older kids and teens with tonsilitis sometimes develop this painful abscess, a pus-filled tissue at the back of the mouth.

  • Your Child's Immunizations: Hib Vaccine for Parents


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

  • Adenovirus for Parents


    Adenoviruses can infect the lining of the eyes, airways and lungs, intestines, urinary tract, and nervous system. They're common causes of fever, coughs, sore throats, diarrhea, and pinkeye.

  • Peritonsillar Abscess for Teens


    A peritonsillar abscess is an area of pus-filled tissue at the back of the mouth, next to one of the tonsils. Find out how it happens and what to do.

  • Fungal Infections (Ringworm, Yeast, etc.) - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about rashes and other conditions caused by fungal infections.

  • Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (MAS) for Parents


    Meconium aspiration can happen before, during, or after labor and delivery when a newborn inhales a mixture of meconium and amniotic fluid. Although it can be serious, most cases are not.

  • The Danger of Antibiotic Overuse for Parents


    Taking antibiotics too often or for the wrong reason has led to a dangerous rise in bacteria that no longer respond to medicine. Find out what you can do to prevent antibiotic overuse.

  • I'm Pregnant. Should I Get a Flu Shot? for Teens


    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Stomachaches for Kids


    Ugh. Bellyaches. Find out what causes tummy trouble in this article for kids.