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Asthma: Parents Talk (Video)

Hear what parents have to say about raising kids with asthma.

Cerebral Palsy: A Parent's Guide (Video)

Are you raising a child with cerebral palsy? This guide offers advice, resources, and support so that you can help your child reach his or her full potential.

Cerebral Palsy: Ira's Story (Video)

Ira has cerebral palsy (CP), but it doesn't interfere with his love of sports or his dream of being a broadcaster. Check out this video.

Cerebral Palsy: Parents Talk (Video)

Get advice from parents raising kids with cerebral palsy. Learn what works, what doesn’t, and what helped these families the most.

Cerebral Palsy: Shannon's Story (Video)

Shannon has cerebral palsy, which limits many abilities. But her wheelchair and her communication device give her the freedom to explore, and a voice to be heard.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): How YOU Can Stop the Spread (Video)

Why is social distancing important? Find out how to keep yourself and other people healthy.

Does My Child Need an Antibiotic? (Video)

Antibiotics are powerful medicines that can help kids feel better -- but only when they have certain illnesses. Find out if an antibiotic is right for your child.

Dwarfism: Emily's Story (Video)

Emily was born with a type of dwarfism. In this video, she talks about the challenges of being a little person, and how she overcomes the many hurdles she faces.

Getting an ECG (EKG or Electroencephalogram) (Video)

An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) measures the heart's electrical activity. This can help doctors tell how the heart is working and identify any problems.

Helping Your Child During Treatment for Depression (Video)

Treatment for depression may include therapy or a combination of therapy and medicine. One widely used therapy is called cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).