Word! Gurney for Kids
A gurney is a hospital bed with wheels that makes it easy to move patients around.
Pneumonia for Teens
Pneumonia is a common lung infection that can usually be treated without a hospital stay.
What's It Like to Stay in the Hospital? for Teens
Scheduled for a hospital stay? Knowing what to expect can make it a little easier.
Places for Kids
Doctor's offices and hospitals are some of the places kids go to get help when they need it.
KidsHealth Educational Partners for Parents
Learn about the health care organizations that have teamed with KidsHealth to provide information for families, and find out how to become a KidsHealth partner.
Expert Reviewers for Parents
All of the information in our articles is reviewed by an expert team of medical professionals assembled by KidsHealth before appearing on our site.
Going to the Hospital for Kids
It may seem scary to go to a hospital, but doctors and nurses are there to help people who are sick or hurt feel better. Read our article for kids to find out what happens inside a hospital.
Who's Who in the Hospital for Parents
Parents are likely to be stressed when a child is hospitalized, and questions about the people providing medical care and what roles they play can add to the confusion. Our guide can help.
Balancing Schoolwork and Hospital Stays for Teens
Every student finds it hard to stay on top of schoolwork sometimes. So what happens when you have to miss a lot of school? This article for teens offers tips and advice.
Birthing Centers and Hospital Maternity Services for Parents
Where you choose to give birth is an important decision. Is a hospital or a birth center right for you? Knowing the facts can help you make your decision.