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  • Tuberculosis for Parents


    Tuberculosis (TB) is making a comeback in the United States today. Find out who's at risk, what to watch for, and how doctors treat TB.

  • Lungs & Respiratory System for Teens


    This section has information on health problems that can affect a person's lungs and breathing.

  • Lung & Respiratory Infections - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about conditions that can affect breathing.

  • Measles for Parents


    Measles is best known for the skin rash it causes. Although rare, outbreaks can happen. Getting your kids fully vaccinated is the best way to protect them from this disease.

  • Ulcerative Colitis for Parents


    Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that happens only in the colon. It causes the inner lining of the colon to get red and swollen with sores called ulcers.

  • Medical Issues in Adoption for Parents


    Considering adoption? Here are some things to know about the health and medical care of an adopted child, before, during, and after the adoption.

  • Bacteria & Viruses for Teens


    Common bacterial & viral infections.

  • Ulcerative Colitis for Teens


    Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that happens only in the colon. It causes the inner lining of the colon to get red and swollen with sores called ulcers.

  • 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.

  • Crohn's Disease for Teens


    Crohn's disease is a condition that causes parts of the intestine (bowel) to get red and swollen. It can be challenging to deal with, but many teens find that they're able to feel well and have few symptoms for long periods of time.