West Nile Virus for Parents
The threat of West Nile virus has made getting a mosquito bite a cause for concern. What is West Nile virus, and what can you do to prevent it?
Mosquito-Borne Diseases for Parents
Mosquito-borne diseases are illnesses spread by the bite of an infected mosquito.
Outdoor Safety - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Safety tips when kids are outside or enjoying nature.
Encephalitis for Teens
Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain. Although encephalitis sounds scary, understanding its causes, symptoms, and treatment can help you feel prepared to deal with it if you ever need to.
Encephalitis for Parents
Encephalitis is a rare brain inflammation caused by a virus. The best way to avoid encephalitis is to prevent the illnesses that may lead to it.
Learn about common childhood infections and how to treat them.
Bug Bites and Stings for Teens
Generally, insect bites and stings are harmless. Find out how to keep pests from ruining your fun.
First Aid & Safety - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Keeping your child safe is your top priority. Learn how to protect your child inside the house and out, what to do in an emergency, how to stock a first-aid kit, where to call for help, and more.
What Is Acute Flaccid Myelitis? for Parents
Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare but serious condition that affects the nervous system.
Infections - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Every child gets sick from time to time. When your child isn't feeling well, you'll want to know how to recognize the symptoms, how to help, and when to call the doctor. Find out what you need to know about all the common and not-so-common infections.