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Are you not quite sure what's wrong with your kid? We have all the info you need about fever, stomach problems, disease and infection, and more. The path to a healthy happy kid starts here.

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I’m a Teen with Eczema and It’s Impacted My Life More Than You Can Know
What’s it like for a teenager to live with a severe skin condition? This week's 'Teen Talk' columnist explains what it is like to live with a severe form of eczema and how parents can help teens with similar conditions cope.
How I Became a Cancer Mom
Nothing can prepare a mother for her child's cancer diagnosis. But connecting with other Cancer Moms made this mother feel less alone and ready for the fight.
How I Navigated My Daughter's Cancer Diagnosis
I was "lucky" to have already had a mindfulness practice when my daughter was diagnosed with cancer. The tools I depended on to get through each day are tools every stressed-out parent can weave into their lives to navigate crises and tantrums alike.
Is Mouth Breathing Bad for Children?
Mouth breathing has been linked to behavioral problems, facial and dental abnormalities, and even slower growth. The good news: causes of chronic mouth breathing are often treatable.
Parents of a Boy Battling a Rare, Debilitating Skin Disease Are Raising Money to Save His Life
A 12-year-old from Colorado named Jaiden Rogers is suffering from a rare condition called stiff skin syndrome. His family says he may be the only person in the world who has it and it's "turning him to stone."

More Other Health Issues

Tens of Thousands of Cheerleaders Possibly Exposed to Mumps at National Competition
Children infected with the mumps don’t always show symptoms—vaccinations are still your best protection against the disease.
Doctors Are Close to a C.Diff Cure as They Work to Boost Kids' Digestive Health
The bacteria roiling in your child’s gut are driving her immune system—and every day, scientists are figuring out more (and miraculous) ways to grab the controls to cure sick kids.

A New Study Links Screen Time With Diabetes

Time to unplug! A new study says three hours of screen time a day may boost diabetes risk in kids. Here's what you can do about it.