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  • Sever's Disease for Parents


    Sever's disease, a common heel injury in kids, is due to inflammation (swelling) of the growth plate in the heel. While painful, it's only temporary and has no long-term effects.

  • Sever's Disease for Teens


    Sever's disease, a common heel injury, is due to inflammation (swelling) of the growth plate in the heel. While painful, it's only temporary and has no long-term effects.

  • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency for Parents


    Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) is an immune deficiency that can be successfully treated if it's found early.

  • Hirschsprung Disease for Parents


    Children with Hirschsprung disease aren't able to pass a bowel movement, or do so with difficulty. Treatment almost always requires surgery.

  • Dengue Fever for Parents


    You're not at risk of this illness in the U.S., but if you live in or are traveling to a tropical country it's wise to take precautions against this virus.

  • Newborn Screening Tests for Parents


    Newborn screening tests look for health conditions that aren't apparent at birth. Find out which tests are done.

  • Dengue Fever for Teens


    This infectious disease can cause high fevers, headaches, rashes, and pain throughout the body. Find out what to do about dengue fever - and how to avoid it.

  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (HSP) for Parents


    Most kids who develop this inflammation of the blood vessels (marked by a raised red and purple rash) make a full recovery and have no long-term problems.

  • 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.

  • Sickle Cell Disease for Parents


    Sickle cell disease is a blood disorder that makes red blood cells change shape and cause health problems. Find out how to help your child.