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  • Malaria

    Malaria is a serious disease caused by parasites that are carried by mosquitos. It is most common in countries with…

  • Recognizing Newborn Illnesses

    Signs of serious illness in newborns can be subtle. Learn what to look for so you know when to call…

  • Gallstones

    Gallstones are hard deposits that can form inside the gallbladder, causing pain in the upper abdomen.

  • When Does My Child Need Emergency Services?

    It can be hard to tell when your child needs emergency services. Learn what signs to look for so your…

  • Kidney Cysts

    As people get older, sacs can form in the kidneys. These sacs are called "cysts." They are usually small sacs…

  • Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP)

    Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is caused by a fungus. It affects people with weak immune systems because of HIV infection and…

  • Intussusception

    Intussusception is a serious problem when the intestine folds into itself and causes a blockage. It is most common in…

  • Histoplasmosis

    Histoplasmosis is an infection caused by a fungus that lives in soil. People get infected by breathing in spores from…

  • Mononucleosis (Mono)

    Mononucleosis (mono) is a contagious infection spread through saliva and other bodily fluids. It is often called the “kissing…

  • Protecting Your Family During Cold and Flu Season

    Cold and flu season runs from about October to March. Learn how to prepare and protect your family.

  • Kidney Stones

    A kidney stone is a hard, solid lump that forms in your kidney. The lump can be as small as…

  • Erythema Nodosum

    Erythema nodosum (EN) is a type of inflammatory disease. That causes red and painful nodules, or bumps, to form under…

  • Ehrlichiosis

    Ehrlichiosis is a bacterial infection caused by a tick bite. It causes flu-like symptoms. Most cases are generally mild.

  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is usually caused by an E. Coli infection. It destroys red blood cells. The damaged cells…

  • Sinusitis

    Sinusitis is a condition in which the lining of your sinuses becomes inflamed. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and…

  • Pain Relievers: Understanding Your OTC Options

    Over-the-counter pain relievers can help you manage aches and pains without a prescription from your doctor. There are several types…

  • Fifth Disease

    Fifth disease is a mild viral infection common in children. It usually causes a bright red rash on the face…

  • Body Piercing

    Body piercing is when a hole is made in your skin so you can add a piece of jewelry for…

  • Lyme Disease

    Lyme disease is a bacterial infection spread by ticks. It can cause fever, joint and muscle aches, and a “bull’s-eye”…

  • Kawasaki Disease

    Kawasaki disease is a rare illness that affects infants and young children. The leading symptoms are a high, ongoing fever…