Scabies for Parents
Scabies is an infestation that affects the skin, and is caused by a mite that burrows into the top layer of skin. It most often causes itching, which may be worse at night or after a hot bath.
Word! Scabies for Kids
Scabies is an itchy skin problem caused by teeny mites that dig tunnels underneath the skin's surface.
Word! S for Kids
Check out the health and medical words that start with S.
Skin for Kids
Your skin is something you hardly ever think about - unless it's creating problems. Read all of our articles on skin for the whole story.
Skin Infections & Rashes for Teens
This section has information on infections that affect the skin.
Skin Infections & Rashes for Parents
Common illnesses that affect the skin.
Infections Kids Can Get for Kids
Infections are easily spread and kids get them all the time. Read our articles on infections to find out more about how to prevent them and treat them.
Is My Child Too Sick to Go to School? for Parents
It can be hard to know if kids are well enough to go to school or childcare. Here are some guidelines.
Medical Issues in Adoption for Parents
Considering adoption? Here are some things to know about the health and medical care of an adopted child, before, during, and after the adoption.
Health Problems for Kids
Even kids can have health problems. Some problems are serious - and some are not so serious. You can get all the info you need about health problems like cancer, asthma, muscular dystrophy, and more.