Young Childhood Immunizations
Learn more about childhood immunizations -- what shots your child should get and when -- from the experts at WebMD.
Detecting Learning Disabilities
WebMD explains the warning signs and diagnosis of learning disabilities, including information on testing and the types of assistance available to help your child overcome learning challenges.
Immunizations and Vaccines
Think you don't need immunization against infectious diseases? Think again. Learn why we -- and our children -- still need regular vaccinations.
Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine
The MMR vaccine is very important for children and some adults who have not yet been exposed or vaccinated. WebMD explains who should get the vaccine and when.
Sensory Processing Disorder
WebMD explains sensory processing disorder, a condition in which the brain has trouble receiving information from the senses. People with the condition may be over-sensitive to things in their environment, such as sounds.
Frequently Asked Questions About Children's Health
WebMD answers key questions about children's health, including chronic ear infections, SIDS, colds and flu, and depression.
Treatment of Asthma
WebMD provides a comprehensive look at asthma treatment for children.
Polio Vaccine (IPV)
WebMD explains why the polio vaccine (IPV) is important, who should get it and when, and possible risks and side effects.
Diaper rash is a skin eruption that appears on the skin under a diaper; the rash typically occurs in infants and children younger than 2 years, but also afflicts those who are incontinent or paralyzed.
Children and surgery pain
Children who have surgery experience pain just as adults do, and they usually are able to express their pain in one form or another. Most children older than 18 months can use the word pain, and children younger than 18 months often say they are “hurt.”