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  • Shingles for Parents


    Shingles isn't very common in kids - it mostly affects older people. Find out what causes shingles, symptoms to watch for, and what to do if your child has it.

  • Word! Shingles for Kids


    Shingles is the same virus as the one that gives people chickenpox. It can cause sores or blisters on the body and is very painful.

  • Word! Herpes Zoster for Kids


    Herpes zoster, also called shingles, causes a rash with blisters on the body and is very painful.

  • Chickenpox for Parents


    Chickenpox used to be common in kids, causing a very itchy red rash all over the body. But the good news is that a vaccine can prevent most cases.

  • Word! S for Kids


    Check out the health and medical words that start with S.

  • Bacterial & Viral Infections for Parents


    Learn about common childhood infections and how to treat them.

  • Infections 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.

  • Skin, Hair, and Nails for Teens


    Our skin protects the network of tissues, muscles, bones, nerves, blood vessels, and everything else inside our bodies. Hair and nails are actually modified types of skin.

  • Skin, Hair, and Nails for Parents


    Our skin protects the network of tissues, muscles, bones, nerves, blood vessels, and everything else inside our bodies. Hair and nails are actually modified types of skin.

  • Kids' Medical Dictionary for Kids


    Symptoms, inhaler, tonsillectomy - what do all those medical words mean? Check out our virtual glossary for lots of easy-to-read definitions.