Kids and Teens

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  • Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine: What Parents Needs to Know

    Pneumococcal disease is caused by bacteria. It can lead to infections in the lungs, blood, and brain. The vaccine prevents…

  • Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

    Teeth grinding, also called bruxism, is the conscious or unconscious grinding or clenching of teeth. It happens most often in…

  • Teen Suicide

    The teenage years are especially hard and stressful. Many things can affect your teen's mood and behavior. These can lead…

  • Strabismus

    Strabismus is an eye disorder. It affects the muscle control in your eyes. The eyes don’t line up properly. Instead,…

  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease

    Osgood-Schlatter disease is one of the most common causes of knee pain in young children and athletes. It can affect…

  • Enlarged Adenoids

    Adenoids are tiny pieces of tissue in the back of your throat. They hang above your tonsils. They help fight…

  • Asthma in Kids

    Asthma is a disease that often starts in childhood and makes it difficult for your child to breathe.

  • Child Safety: Keeping Your Home Safe for Your Baby

    If you have a baby in your house, you need to make sure they stay safe. You may need to…

  • Being a Single Parent

    Being a single parent can be challenging. It can also be very rewarding. It’s important to find a way to…

  • Preventing Teen Suicide

    “13 Reasons Why” has started an important conversation about teen suicide, why it happens, and how parents and communities can…

  • Your Child’s Mental Health

    Good mental health is an important part of a child’s overall health. There are many ways adults can help children…

  • Depression in Children and Teens

    It is common for children and teens to be depressed. Learn how to recognize and help your young one who…

  • Scarlet Fever

    Scarlet fever is a bacterial infection. It used to be more common and severe, but now is treatable. It can…

  • Intoeing

    Most people’s feet point straight ahead or outward. Some people, however, have feet that point inward. This is called…

  • Ear Infection

    An ear infection is one of the most common conditions among children. It is caused by a viral or bacterial…

  • Sore Throat

    A sore throat means that your throat hurts. It feels irritated or scratchy. You may feel mild discomfort or burning…

  • Meningitis

    Meningitis is swelling of the tissue around your brain and spinal cord. There are two common types of meningitis: viral…

  • Body Image (Children and Teens)

    Many things influence how children see themselves. Parents can play a critical role in helping children develop a positive body…

  • Strep Throat

    Strep throat is an infection caused by bacteria. It is called “strep” because the bacteria that causes the infection is…

  • Stuttering

    Stuttering is a condition that affects a person’s ability to speak smoothly. It can cause them to repeat words, parts…