Osteomyelitis for Parents
Osteomyelitis is a bone infection that can happen when germs enter an open wound. The easiest way to prevent it is to keep skin clean.
Osteomyelitis for Teens
Sometimes a bad cut that gets infected can lead to even worse things, like a bone infection called osteomyelitis. The easiest way to protect yourself is to practice good hygiene.
Bacteria & Viruses for Teens
Common bacterial & viral infections.
Listeria Infections for Parents
Listeriosis is a serious infection caused by eating contaminated food. It mostly affects pregnant women, newborns, and adults with weakened immune systems. Here's how to protect your family.
Toxic Shock Syndrome for Teens
Although toxic shock syndrome (TSS) can be serious, it's a very rare illness.
Bones, Muscles & Joints for Teens
This section has information on conditions like scoliosis and injuries like ACL tears and broken bones.
Toxic Shock Syndrome for Parents
Toxic shock syndrome is a serious but uncommon bacterial infection. TSS is a medical emergency - symptoms include sudden high fever, a faint feeling, diarrhea, headache, and muscle aches.
Bones & Muscles for Parents
Info on breaks, sprains, tears, and other problems that can affect the bones and muscles.
Infections for Teens
Who needs a flu shot? How long is mono contagious? This section has tons of articles about infections that teens can get, with information about how they're spread, signs and symptoms, when to go to the doctor, and more.
Bacterial & Viral Infections for Parents
Learn about common childhood infections and how to treat them.