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Bacterial & Viral Infections

Learn about common childhood infections and how to treat them.

Cold & Flu Review

Read all about the cold and the flu, and what you can do to help combat both in your family.

Common Childhood Infections

From diarrhea to cold sores, find out about infections many kids get.

Ear Infections

Find out what's causing that earache, and what to do about it.

Eye Infections

Learn about pinkeye and other eye infections.

Fungal Infections (Ringworm, Yeast, etc.)

Learn about rashes and other conditions caused by fungal infections.

Gastrointestinal Infections

Conditions that can affect the stomach and intestines.


Do you know what vaccines your child needs and when? Find out here.

Lung & Respiratory Infections

Learn about conditions that can affect breathing.

Medical Tests

Tests to check for infections in the body.

Parasitic Infections (Worms, Lice, etc.)

From bedbugs to head lice, find out how to treat these common pests.

Skin Infections & Rashes

Common illnesses that affect the skin.


Information on STDs, including how they spread, and how they're diagnosed and treated.