Doctor applies bandage to preteen girl's arm following an immunization

5 reasons your child should get the flu vaccine every year

Here are five reasons why the flu vaccine is essential for children – even for those who are generally healthy.

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Q&A: How do I know if my kid is too sick for school?

It’s often hard to draw a line on when to send your kid back to school after she has been sick and when to keep her home an extra day.

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Kids’ ear infections: types and treatments

Kids’ ear infections are usually treated with antibiotics. Occasionally though, children will need ear tubes if they have a lot of ear infections.

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Everything you need to know about fevers in children

Every kid gets a fever from time to time, and usually it’s nothing to worry about. But it’s important to know what to do when it happens.

Little girl in bed with measles.

Five facts to know about measles

Although it was declared eliminated in the US, measles outbreaks still occur every year in the United States. Here are five facts to know about measles.