childhood diseases

  1. K-12

    Boy with rare genetic anomaly gets a smile for his 12th birthday

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    Born with CHARGE syndrome, Christian Roberts arrived into the world deaf and with bi-lateral facial paralysis, which rendered him...
  2. Living

    Mom finds gratitude through childhood leukemia

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    When one of Jane Roper's 5-year-old twin daughters began having symptoms such as sporadic fevers, stomach aches and pains in her...
  3. K-12

    What you need to know about the measles outbreak

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    Cases of measles are popping up in some of this country's largest cities. Here's what you need to know about this serious childhood...
  4. K-12

    Should children have the right to die?

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    On Feb. 13, 2014, Belgium passed a law that provides the "right to die" to terminally ill children of any age. The legislation is...
  5. Children's Health

    My child survived cancer

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    Childhood cancer is one of the most devastating things that can happen to a family. In honor of National Cancer Survivors day,...
  6. K-12

    When it’s more than a tummy ache

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    Childhood tummy troubles are as common as skinned knees and mosquito bites, but some stomach ailments are a symptom of something...
  7. K-12

    5 Ways to soothe chicken pox in children

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    When your little one catches a case of the chicken pox, soothing the itching, aches and pains are at the top of your mommy to-do...
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    Coxsackie virus

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    Your child is feeling under the weather, but is it a common case of the flu or signs of the coxsackie virus? Most commonly known in...
  9. Children's Health

    Fun outdoor activities for kid-friendly fitness

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    Celebrate Earth Week, Screen Free Week, and the warmer weather by getting your kids outside to play – and get some exercise. These...
  10. Well-being

    MMR (measles mumps rubella) vaccine

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    The childhood vaccination commonly known as MMR protects against measles, mumps and rubella.
  11. Children's Health

    The chicken pox (varicella) vaccine

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    Chickenpox, also known as varicella, is a virus that causes a high fever and characteristic itchy red rash that can range from a few...
  12. Well-being

    The polio vaccine

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    Polio is a potentially debilitating viral disease that can be prevented with the polio vaccine.
  13. Well-being

    The diptheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTaP) vaccine

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    Years ago, the DTP vaccine was commonly given to children to prevent diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis; however, it was notorious...
  14. Well-being

    The rubella vaccine

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    Rubella, aka German measles, is an infectious disease that can cause serious health problems for children, especially for unborn...
  15. Well-being

    Can vaccinations really prevent pertussis?

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    Unfounded stories of children having side effects and contracting pertussis despite (or because of) vaccination can lead many...