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  • 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.