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  1. Protecting Your Child From Dehydration and Heat Illness

    Children are at greater risk than adults for dehydration and heat illness. WebMD provides tips for keeping your child hydrated for a healthy, active summer.

  2. 5 Surprising Sources of Lead Exposure

    Lead poisoning is a serious risk for young kids. WebMD offers tips for preventing lead exposure close to home.

  3. The Meningitis Vaccines: What Parents Should Know

    Meningitis vaccines can protect against most types of meningococcal disease. Should you get a vaccine for your child or teen? Here is information parents should know.

  4. An Overview of Meningococcal Meningitis

    WebMD explains meningococcal meningitis -- a serious and sometimes fatal bacterial infection -- including causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

  5. Meningitis: 12 Frequently Asked Questions

    Meningitis can be a very serious illness. The experts at WebMD answer basic questions about the causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of the disease.

  6. Preteen and Teen Immunizations

    Confused about the recommendations for preteen and teen immunizations? This quick summary puts some of the latest updates at your fingertips.

  7. Prevent Meningitis: Tips to Protect Your Teen

    There's a lot you can do to help prevent meningitis in your teenager before he goes to camp or college. WebMD offers tips for avoiding this serious illness.

  8. Understanding Meningitis -- Prevention

    Some forms of meningitis can be deadly if not treated immediately. Find the latest medical information on meningitis prevention here.

  9. Jaundice in Babies and Children

    WebMD gives a brief overview of jaundice, a condition that is common in infants but also can affect children and adults.

  10. Fluorosis Overview

    Learn more from WebMD about fluorosis, a dental condition caused by overexposure to fluoride during childhood.

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