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  • Skin Stuff for Teens


    From acne to tattoos, here's where you can get the facts on all things skin related.

  • Canker Sores for Parents


    Many people regularly get bothersome canker sores in their mouths. Here's how to help prevent them - and make a kid who has one more comfortable.

  • Common Childhood Infections - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    From diarrhea to cold sores, find out about infections many kids get.

  • First Aid: Common Cold for Parents


    Kids can get up to eight colds a year - or more. The common cold sends more kids to the doctor than any other illness.

  • Is It a Cold or the Flu? for Parents


    The flu usually makes kids feel worse than if they have a cold. But it's not always easy to tell the difference. Here are tips on what to look for — and what to do.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) for Parents


    The coronavirus (COVID-19) is making people sick with flu-like symptoms. Read this article to learn how to protect your family Call your doctor if a child has a fever, cough, and breathing trouble after contact with people who might be infected.

  • Coping With Colds for Teens


    Most teens get between two and four colds each year. Read this article for the facts on colds and ways to feel better when you catch one.

  • The Flu (Influenza) for Parents


    Flu symptoms tend to come on quickly and are worse than the sneezing and stuffiness of a cold. The flu is very contagious. Find out what to do in this article for parents.