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  • Toxocariasis for Parents


    Toxocara are common parasites of dogs and cats. When they infect humans, the illness is called toxocariasis.

  • Campylobacter Infections for Parents


    These bacterial infections can cause diarrhea, cramping, abdominal pain, and fever. Good hand-washing and food safety habits can help prevent them.

  • Produce Precautions for Parents


    Kids need daily servings of fruits and vegetables. Here's how to make sure the produce you buy and prepare is safe.

  • Giardiasis for Parents


    Giardiasis, one of the chief causes of diarrhea in the United States, is an intestinal illness caused by a microscopic parasite.

  • Salmonella Infections for Parents


    Salmonellosis is a foodborne illness caused by the bacteria salmonella. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, fever, and headache.

  • Being Safe in the Kitchen for Kids


    Cooking and baking are lots of fun - as long as you stay safe. Read this article for safety tips before you head into the kitchen.

  • Pinkeye for Kids


    Pinkeye is the most common eye problem kids can have. It causes redness, itching, inflammation, and pus to collect in the eyes.

  • Food Safety for Teens


    Learn why food safety is important and how you can avoid the spread of bacteria when you are buying, preparing, and storing food.

  • Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease for Parents


    Hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFM) is a common viral infection that causes painful red blisters in the mouth and throat, and on the hands, feet, and diaper area.

  • Coxsackievirus Infections for Parents


    Coxsackievirus infections can spread from person to person. In most cases, the viruses cause mild flu-like symptoms, but can lead to more serious infections.