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.
An Overview of Meningococcal Meningitis
WebMD explains meningococcal meningitis -- a serious and sometimes fatal bacterial infection -- including causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
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.
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.
Understanding Meningitis -- Prevention
Some forms of meningitis can be deadly if not treated immediately. Find the latest medical information on meningitis prevention here.
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.
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.
Learn more from WebMD about fluorosis, a dental condition caused by overexposure to fluoride during childhood.
Bacterial and Viral Rashes
A rash is a reaction of the skin. It can be caused by many things, such as a drug reaction, an infection, or an allergic reaction. The skin can only ...
Symptoms of Pain in Children
It's not always easy to know when a child is truly in pain. WebMD tells you how to identify symptoms of pain in children.