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  • Bacterial & Viral Infections - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about common childhood infections and how to treat them.

  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections and Related Conditions for Parents


    Recurrent urinary tract infections can cause kidney damage if left untreated, especially in kids under age 6. Here's how to recognize the symptom of UTIs and get help for your child.

  • Teacher's Guide: Food Safety (Grades 6 to 8) for Educators


    When your students sit down to eat at a restaurant, in the cafeteria, or at home, they probably aren't thinking much about how their food was prepared, let alone whether it's safe to eat. The activities in this Teacher's Guide can help your students learn how they can be smart in the kitchen.

  • First Aid: Diarrhea for Parents


    Diarrhea is common and usually not a sign of something serious. Find out what to do if your child has diarrhea.

  • Hand Washing: Why It's So Important for Parents


    Washing your hands well and often is the best way to keep from getting sick. Here's how to teach this all-important habit to your kids.

  • 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.

  • Kidneys and Urinary Tract for Parents


    The bean-shaped kidneys, each about the size of a child's fist, are essential to our health. Their most important role is to filter blood and produce urine.

  • Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) for Parents


    Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common in kids. They're easy to treat and usually clear up in a week or so.

  • Infections - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Every child gets sick from time to time. When your child isn't feeling well, you'll want to know how to recognize the symptoms, how to help, and when to call the doctor. Find out what you need to know about all the common and not-so-common infections.

  • Sepsis for Parents


    Sepsis is a serious infection usually caused when bacteria make toxins that cause the immune system to attack the body's own organs and tissues.