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  • Dengue Fever for Teens


    This infectious disease can cause high fevers, headaches, rashes, and pain throughout the body. Find out what to do about dengue fever - and how to avoid it.

  • Dengue Fever for Parents


    You're not at risk of this illness in the U.S., but if you live in or are traveling to a tropical country it's wise to take precautions against this virus.

  • Fevers for Parents


    Fevers happen when the body's internal "thermostat" raises the body temperature above normal. This is often the body's way of fighting infections.

  • First Aid: Fever for Parents


    Fevers are usually not cause for alarm - they're the body's way of fighting infection. Here's what to do if your child has a fever.

  • Typhoid Fever for Parents


    While typhoid fever isn't common in the U.S., it can be a health threat elsewhere. Learn about this illness and how to prevent it.

  • Scarlet Fever for Parents


    Scarlet fever is an illness caused by a strep infection. It causes a red, bumpy rash that spreads over most of the body, and is treated with antibiotics.

  • What's a Fever? for Kids


    What are fevers? Why do kids get them? Get the facts on temperatures and fevers in this article for kids.

  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever for Parents


    Rocky Mountain spotted fever is an infection spread by ticks. Find out more about it - including how to prevent it.

  • Word! Yellow Fever for Kids


    Yellow fever is a disease caused by a virus carried by mosquitoes. It's called yellow fever because it can cause jaundice, which turns the skin yellow.

  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever for Teens


    Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a disease caused by a bacteria that is carried by certain types of ticks. Learn about the signs and symptoms of RMSF and tips for preventing infection in this article.