A pediatrician explains hand, foot, and mouth disease- a viral illness that usually affects infants and children younger than 10 years old.
Cold and Flu
Dry hands are a common side effect of winter months in children. Parents can take a few steps to help protect tiny hands against dryness.
An infectious disease pharmacist explains basic safety practices of antibiotics and what questions to ask your doctor.
Pneumonia, an inflammation or infection of the lungs, is a serious condition that can be prevented, a CHOC infectious disease specialist says.
Viruses more often than not will worsen asthma, says Dr. Wan-Yin Chan, a CHOC allergist/immunologist because of extra stress on airways.
Kids really suffer from the flu, but the virus affects more than physical health. Staying home sick also affects your child’s learning.
When late fall rolls around, the flu usually rolls in with it. A cough, a high fever and sore throat are early signs of influenza.