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  • Alopecia Areata (AA)

    Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that causes you to lose small, round patches of hair on your head.

  • Asthma in Kids

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

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Stuttering

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

  • OTC Cough and Cold Medicines and My Child

    Doctors do not recommend giving children younger than 6 years old OTC medicines for cough and cold.

  • Concussions in Kids

    A concussion is what it’s called when the brain bounces around or twists inside the skull. Many typical accidents may…

  • Rheumatic Fever

    Rheumatic fever is a rare disease. It usually doesn’t happen in the United States. It’s tied to the bacteria that…

  • Fifth Disease

    Fifth disease is a mild viral infection caused by human parvovirus B19. About half of people get fifth disease sometime…

  • Emotional Eating

    Emotional eating is eating in response to your emotions or boredom. It’s different than true hunger. But how do you…

  • Asthma

    Asthma is a chronic (long-term) disease of the lungs. It inflames and narrows the airways, making it harder to…

  • Head Lice

    Head lice are small wingless insects that can get on your hair and scalp. Lice bites may cause constant scratching,…

  • Hair Loss

    It is normal to shed some hair each day as part of this cycle. However, some people may experience excessive…

  • Sports and Exercise at Every Age

    It is important to exercise no matter what age you are. A lifelong exercise program is the surest way to…

  • HPV Vaccine is for Boys, Too

    Girls—and boys—can both benefit from getting the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. The vaccine reduces chances of developing some cancers later…

  • Cytomegalovirus

    Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus that most people are exposed to as infants. It rarely causes symptoms, but sometimes…

  • Cerebral Palsy

    Cerebral palsy is a group of neurological disorders that affect body movement and muscle coordination. It usually appears in infancy…