Cholera for Parents
While cholera isn't common in the U.S., it can be a health threat elsewhere. Learn about cholera and how to prevent it.
Be a Green Kid for Kids
You might wonder how you can help protect the Earth. Find out in this article for kids.
Typhoid Fever for Parents
While typhoid fever isn't common in the U.S., it can be a health threat elsewhere. Learn about this illness and how to prevent it.
Bedbugs for Parents
Bedbugs have people on high alert, checking mattresses and furniture for telltale signs of these irritating, hard-to-control pests. Here's what to look for and how to deal with them.
Q&A for Parents
Our medical experts answer some common - and not so common - questions from readers about parenting, diseases and conditions, the human body, and raising happy and healthy kids.
Zika Virus for Parents
With so much media coverage about Zika virus, it's natural to feel worried. The virus is of most concern for pregnant women and women who may become pregnant.
Your Lungs & Respiratory System for Kids
What's something kids are doing all day, every day? Breathing! Your lungs are large and in charge of breathing, so read all about them in this article.
Your Nose for Kids
Your nose helps you breathe, smell, and taste. Find out how in this article for kids.
What Are Taste Buds? for Kids
Without taste buds, life would have less flavor. Find out why in this article for kids.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Kids and Masks for Parents
Wearing masks helps to slow the spread of COVID-19. Some toddlers and young children may feel uneasy about masks. Here's how to reassure your child.