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
Carsickness isn't really about the car. It's about the brain's ability to interpret a message based on what it senses.
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.