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  1. Do I Need the Hepatitis A and B Vaccines?

    WebMD provides information about the hepatitis A and B vaccinations, including a vaccine schedule, immunization side effects, and preventing the hepatitis viruses.

  2. 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.

  3. Meningococcal Vaccine

    WebMD's guide to the meningococcal vaccine, who needs it, when it is given, and possible side effects.

  4. Piaget Stages of Development

    WebMD explains the Piaget stages of development and how they are reflected in your child's intellectual growth.

  5. Chickenpox (Varicella) Vaccine

    WebMD explains the varicella, or chickenpox, vaccine -- why it's important, who should get it, the vaccine schedule, and possible side effects.

  6. Mesenteric Lymphadenitis

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

  7. Adenoiditis

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

  8. Treatments for Constipation in Children

    How is constipation in children treated? Facts you should know.

  9. Pneumococcal Vaccine

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

  10. 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.

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