Pneumonia for Teens
Pneumonia is a common lung infection that can usually be treated without a hospital stay.
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.
Word! Pneumonia for Kids
Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs, usually caused by viruses or bacteria.
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.
Lung & Respiratory Infections for Parents
Learn about conditions that can affect breathing.
Pneumocystis Pneumonia for Parents
Pneumocystis pneumonia can affect infants who have AIDS, cancer, or other conditions that affect the immune system.
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.
Bronchitis for Parents
Bronchitis is an inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes. When a person has bronchitis, it may be harder for air to pass in and out of the lungs.
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.
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.