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  • Is It OK for Kids to Sleep After a Possible Concussion? for Parents


    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Intussusception for Parents


    Intussusception is the most common cause of bowel blockages in very young children. Quick treatment can help them recover without lasting problems.

  • What's a Primary Care Physician (PCP)? for Parents


    PCPs are health care providers that offer routine checkups, vaccines, and non-emergency medical care. Learn more about PCPs and how to choose a great one.

  • Word! E for Kids


    Learn about health and medical words that begin with the letter e.

  • Can Kids and Teens With Asthma Play Sports? for Parents


    Kids and teens who have asthma can and do play sports. But some activities are better than others - find out more.

  • Surgery for Tear Duct Blockage for Parents


    Blocked tear ducts are a fairly common problem in infants. Sometimes surgery is done to treat them.

  • Hib Disease (Haemophilus Influenzae Type b) for Parents


    Hib disease can cause serious illnesses like meningitis and pneumonia. To protect kids from this bacterial infection, they should receive the Hib vaccine as infants.

  • Asthma Center Content List for Parents


    Asthma keeps more kids home from school than any other chronic illness. Learn how to help your child manage the condition, stay healthy, and stay in school.

  • VP Shunts for Parents


    A VP shunt is a small plastic tube that helps drain extra cerebrospinal fluid from the brain. Most VP shunts are placed to treat hydrocephalus.

  • Dehydration for Parents


    Sometimes kids lose fluids and salts through fever, diarrhea, vomiting, or sweating. Here are some tips on preventing or treating dehydration.