Conditions and illnesses
Meningitis is an infection of the membrane and fluid around the brain and spinal cord. Viral meningitis is caused by a viral infection.
Traumatic brain injuries continue to be an important cause of death and disability among children and teens. Wearing a helmet can help avoid fatal injuries.
If your kids are spending more time swimming in a lake this summer, they may develop a minor skin infection or rash, more commonly known as “swimmer’s itch”.
Scoliosis is a problem that makes the spine curve and twist from side to side. It is most often found in girls in their early teens. But boys can have it, too.
A common childhood viral infection, hand-foot-and-mouth disease mainly affects children, but can also be contracted by adults of all ages.
A common childhood viral infection, Fifth Disease mainly affects children, but can also be contracted by adults of all ages.