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  1. MRSA and Staph Infections in Children

    MRSA, a staph infection, is on the rise among children, often sending then to the hospital. WebMD explains how children catch MRSA and which symptoms to look for.

  2. Pneumococcal Vaccine

    WebMD explains the importance of the pneumococcal vaccine for adults, children, and anyone with a chronic illness - along with its side effects.

  3. Mesenteric Lymphadenitis

    WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of mesenteric lymphadenitis – an inflammation of the lymph nodes.

  4. Adenoiditis

    WebMD explains why adenoids may cause breathing problems and respiratory infections, and treatments for it, including adenoidectomy.

  5. Norovirus: Symptoms and Treatment

    WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of noroviruses.

  6. 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.

  7. Meningitis Symptoms Warning Signs

    WebMD explains how to spot symptoms of meningitis, a disease that can be fatal.

  8. Early Puberty: Causes and Consequences

    Seeing signs of early puberty in your child can be worrisome. WebMD provides some basic facts about the causes of precocious puberty and how it might affect your child.

  9. 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.

  10. Worried About Precocious Puberty? How to Talk to Your Pediatrician

    WebMD explains the signs of early puberty in your child -- and what to ask his or her doctor if you are concerned.

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