Croup for Parents
Croup often causes kids to have a loud cough that sounds like a seal barking. Most cases of croup are caused by viruses, are mild, and can be treated at home.
First Aid: Croup for Parents
Croup is a viral infection that causes a telltake "barking" cough. Find out what to do if your child has croup and when to call the doctor.
Adenovirus for Parents
Adenoviruses can infect the lining of the eyes, airways and lungs, intestines, urinary tract, and nervous system. They're common causes of fever, coughs, sore throats, diarrhea, and pinkeye.
Coughing for Parents
Coughs are a common symptom, but most aren't a sign of a serious condition. Learn about different coughs, how to help your child feel better, and when to call your doctor.
About First Aid Guides for Parents
Whether it's a medical emergency or minor injury, we've got the first-aid info you need.
Printable Safety Guides - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
First aid and other guidance for emergency situations.
Learn about conditions that can affect breathing.
Measles for Parents
Measles is best known for the skin rash it causes. Although rare, outbreaks can happen. Getting your kids fully vaccinated is the best way to protect them from this disease.
X-Ray Exam: Neck for Parents
A neck X-ray can help diagnose many conditions, including stridor, croup, hoarseness due to swelling in or near the airways, and problems with tonsils and adenoids.
Pneumonia for Parents
Pneumonia is a lung infection that can be caused by different types of germs, most commonly viruses. Read about symptoms and treatment.