The Facts About Bisphenol A
How careful does a parent need to be when it comes to plastics and BPA? Here's the latest information about possible BPA risks.
Hepatitis A and B Vaccines: What You Need to Know
Not sure if you need the hepatitis A and B vaccines? Here's who should and shouldn't get them.
WebMD explains the importance of the pneumococcal vaccine for adults, children, and anyone with a chronic illness - along with its side effects.
The Nasal Flu Spray: Get the Facts
The nasal flu vaccine sounds like a safe bet for anyone who’s scared of needles, but it’s not for everyone. Find out if it could work for you.
Measles. This picture shows the “measly” appearance of a child who clearly feels miserable. The disease is brief and self-limited for most children, and the treatment is entirely supportive. The incidence of complications is higher, however, than in other childhood exanthems. Otitis media is the most common. Serious complications include bronchopneumonia and encephalitis, which may cause permanent neurologic damage. Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis is a late sequela of measles.
Kawasaki's disease. Blotchy erythema on the trunk of a child with Kawasaki's disease.
WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of nursemaid's elbow, a common injury among toddlers and preschoolers.
Young Childhood Immunizations
Learn more about childhood immunizations -- what shots your child should get and when -- from the experts at WebMD.
What Vaccines Do Preteens and Teens Need?
Vaccines aren’t just for babies and young kids. Teens and preteens need them, too. Find out which ones they need, when to get them, and what to do if you missed a dose.
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.