illness

  1. Children's Health

    How to treat tummy troubles

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    When your child isn't feeling well, your first instinct may be to call the doctor. However, mild abdominal pain and other tummy...
  2. Children's Health

    Cold and flu season by the numbers

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    You may think you know all there is to know about cold and flu season, but we're willing to bet these numbers will surprise you!
  3. Diet & Fitness

    6 Ways to be sick less often in 2014

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    Occasional illnesses are just a fact of life, but you don't need to let germs have their way with you. Keep nasty bugs at bay with...
  4. Celebrity Gossip

    Dustin Hoffman diagnosed, treated for cancer

    Dustin Hoffman has been going through a very personal struggle, and announced to the world he has been treated for cancer.
  5. Super Moms Guide

    Mom faces genetic duplication in herself, kids

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    Ashley faced unique circumstances when her third child became ill and doctors didn’t know why. Now that she has his diagnosis (a...
  6. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Mom story: I'm fighting for both my sons to live

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    Jenn McNary, mom of six, started an online campaign to plea for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to quickly approve a...
  7. School Age Kids

    Little hackers: A mom's guide to coughs

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    Is it croup? Is it whooping cough? Is it just a plain old cold? Sometimes it's hard to tell. Use this guide to help narrow down the...
  8. Mom & Dad

    Parenting with a chronic illness

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    If you have a chronic illness, you may have gone through the five stages of grief after a diagnosis: Denial, anger, bargaining,...
  9. Wellness

    5 Surprising ways to avoid getting sick

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    Staying well is easier than you think. Try these uncommon ways to avoid getting sick, and don’t forget to tell your friends, family...
  10. Mom & Dad

    This mom fought for her baby’s diagnosis

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    Katie’s baby, Jack, was a welcome addition to their family, but medical issues cropped up right away. Many doctors, hospital visits...
  11. Quick & Easy Recipes

    How to prevent foodborne illnesses

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    Every year, an estimated 48 million people in the U.S. experience a foodborne illness. Fortunately, with good kitchen practices, you...
  12. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Mom story: I left Hollywood to help sick kids

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    After realizing that she wanted to help families with critically ill children, Paula DuPre’ Pesmen, 50, quit her job as an associate...
  13. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Mom story: I endured the greatest loss

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    In January 2009, Rachel Reynolds’ 3-year-old daughter, Charlotte, began complaining of headaches. Rachel, 36, and her husband Roger,...
  14. Single moms

    Staying positive during tough times: Monica Abington

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    Single mother Monica Abington was a busy entrepreneur running a successful lawn-care franchise and raising her four children when...
  15. Food & Recipes

    Heading to Vegas? Watch out for the water!

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    While a good rule of thumb for a fun Vegas trip is to stay hydrated, you might have reason to avoid tap water. Well, at least...
  16. Vaccinations & Shots

    When does my child receive the meningitis vaccine?

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    Meningitis is a serious condition that affects 3,000 Americans every year -- 30 percent of of them children and young adults....
  17. Vaccinations & Shots

    What is meningitis?

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    Meningitis, aka spinal meningitis, is an inflammation of the meninges -- the system of membranes that surround and protect the...
  18. Healthy Recipes & Nutrition

    Foods that fight pain

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    The meaning of comfort food for the 50 million Americans suffering from chronic pain is food that can ease the daily aching. Charles...
  19. Wellness

    How to get more out of your health care

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    In the coming months and years, you will likely be shouldering more and more of the burden of health care expenses -- if it hasn’t...