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.