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  • The Danger of Antibiotic Overuse for Parents

    When you bring your child to the doctor for a cold or flu, do you automatically expect a prescription for antibiotics? Here's why taking antibiotics too often or for the wrong reason can do more harm than good.

  • Vaccines & Antibiotics: A Safe Combo? for Parents

    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • MRSA for Parents

    MRSA is a type of bacteria that the usual antibiotics can't tackle anymore. Simple precautions can help protect your kids from becoming infected.

  • Word! Antibiotics for Kids

    These awesome medicines attack bacteria that make you sick.

  • Middle Ear Infections for Parents

    Ear infections are common among kids and, often, painful. Find out what causes them and how they're treated.

  • MRSA for Teens

    MRSA is a type of bacteria that the usual antibiotics can't tackle anymore. The good news is that there are some simple ways to protect yourself from being infected. Find out how.

  • Middle Ear Infections and Ear Tube Surgery for Parents

    Many kids get middle ear infections (otitis media). Doctors may suggest ear tube surgery for those with multiple infections or a hearing loss or speech delay.

  • Cellulitis for Parents

    Cellulitis is an infection of the skin and underlying tissues that can affect any area of the body. It begins in an area of broken skin, like a cut or scratch.

  • Vaginal Yeast Infections for Parents

    Vaginal yeast infections are common among growing girls, and can cause some pain and discomfort. They usually clear up quickly with proper medical treatment.

  • Group B Strep and Pregnancy for Parents

    Women who have this common but potentially dangerous bacteria while pregnant receive antibiotics during labor to avoid passing the bacteria onto their babies.