Living with a Heart Defect

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Living with a Heart Defect Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Learn about heart defects and about Caden, a child living with this condition. What Are CHDs? CHDs are present at birth, and they can affect the structure of a … Read More

Scarlet Fever : A Group A Streptococcal Infection

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Scarlet Fever : A Group A Streptococcal Infection Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Scarlet fever results from group A strep infection. If your child has a sore throat and rash, their doctor can test for strep. Quick treatment with … Read More

Do You Know about Blood Clots and Travel?

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Do You Know about Blood Clots and Travel? Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Blood clots can be a serious risk for anyone traveling more than four hours. Learn how to prevent dangerous blood clots. People love to travel. For … Read More

Deep Vein Thrombosis (Blood Clots)

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Deep Vein Thrombosis (Blood Clots) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Are you at risk? Learn the signs and symptoms. Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (PE) are serious but preventable medical conditions caused by blood clots that form in … Read More

Rubella Vaccine : Make Sure Your Child Gets Vaccinated

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Rubella Vaccine : Make Sure Your Child Gets Vaccinated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Rubella is a contagious disease caused by a virus. For some people—especially pregnant women and their unborn babies—rubella can be serious. Make sure you and … Read More

Acute Flaccid Myelitis in U.S.

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Acute Flaccid Myelitis in U.S. Children Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC CDC has received an increased number of reports of children with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a rare but serious condition. CDC is working hard to find the … Read More

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