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  • 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?

  • The Great Outdoors for Parents


    Here's how to be safe in the sun.

  • 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.

  • Bacterial & Viral Infections for Parents


    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.

  • What Is Acute Flaccid Myelitis? for Parents


    Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare but serious condition that affects the nervous system.

  • First Aid & Safety 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.

  • 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.

  • Donating Blood for Teens


    There's a 97% chance that someone you know will need a blood transfusion. Blood donors — especially donors with certain blood types — are always in demand. Find out what's involved in this article for teens.