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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Hey! A Tick Bit Me! for Kids


    A tick attaches itself to the skin of a person or animal and sucks blood. If you have a dog, it may have picked up a tick before! Learn more about ticks in this article for kids.

  • Kawasaki Disease for Parents


    Kawasaki disease is an illness that causes inflammation in blood vessels throughout the body. When symptoms are noticed early and treated, kids begin to feel better within a few days.

  • First Aid: Tick Bites for Parents


    Some ticks carry harmful germs that can cause disease. Find out what to do if your child is bitten by a tick.

  • Skin Infections & Rashes - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Common illnesses that affect the skin.

  • Encephalitis for Teens


    Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain. Although encephalitis sounds scary, understanding its causes, symptoms, and treatment can help you feel prepared to deal with it if you ever need to.

  • Encephalitis for Parents


    Encephalitis is a rare brain inflammation caused by a virus. The best way to avoid encephalitis is to prevent the illnesses that may lead to it.

  • Bacterial & Viral Infections - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about common childhood infections and how to treat them.

  • Infections That Pets Carry for Parents


    Kids can benefit from the companionship, affection, and relationships they share with pets. But it's important to know how to protect your family from infections carried by pets and other animals.