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Understanding Scoliosis
Is your child at risk for scoliosis?
Back-to-School Illnesses: Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Going back to school means new teachers and friends. But it's also a time for back-to-school illnesses, such as hand, foot and mouth disease.
A Vaccine for Dengue Fever, for Some
Until recently, there was no vaccine for dengue fever in the United States.
First FDA-Approved Treatment for Pediatric Lupus
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat lupus in children.
Chickenpox FAQ
Diseases like chickenpox can bring up a lot of questions. The answers to some of the most common chickenpox-related questions are below.
The Truth About Vaccines
Myths about vaccines are widespread. These misconceptions often cause people to skip important, potentially lifesaving vaccines. 
Take a Look at Your Eye Health
We know to brush and floss to keep our teeth in tip-top shape and to eat right and work in some cardio at the gym for our heart's sake. But what about our eyes?
Protect Yourself from Tetanus
Tetanus is dangerous. It’s also preventable.
Vaccines: Not Just Kid Stuff
Immunizations aren't just for kids. Adults need vaccinations, too. Staying up to date on your vaccinations is one of the easiest ways to prevent disease.
Spotted and Spreading: 2019 Measles Outbreak
As of early this month, there have been 228 cases of measles in 12 states so far this year. That means that, in less than three months, this year has seen more measles cases than all of 2017.