Fever in Children
When your child has a fever, the body resets its thermostat at a higher temperature. This helps the body fight off invading microorganisms.
Help for a Child with a Cold
You want to help a child with cold symptoms feel better, but choosing among countless over-the-counter (OTC) cold medicines can be daunting. Here are some guidelines that can help.
Psychological Complications of Chronic Illness in Teens
Adolescence is a stressful time of life even for physically healthy teens. Chronic illness further complicates adolescent development.
Why Children Get Carsick—And What to Do
A look at why kids get carsick, with helpful tips for prevention—and what to do if it occurs.
Measuring a Baby's Temperature
Most healthcare providers recommend taking a baby's temperature rectally, by placing a thermometer in the baby's anus. This method is accurate and gives a quick reading of the baby's internal temperature.
Home Care for Children with Sickle Cell Disease
Although a child who has sickle cell disease should be under a healthcare provider’s care, parents can do many things at home to reduce symptoms and maintain the child’s health.
School-Based Occupational Therapy
School-based occupational therapy is a type of help given to children at school to help them be more successful.