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Children's health is focused on the well-being of children from conception through adolescence. There are many aspects of children's health, including growth and development, illnesses, injuries, behavior, mental illness, family health and community health.

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    • Ringworm The term "ringworm" or "ringworms" refers to fungal infections that are on the surface of the skin. A physical examination of...learn more »
    • Rash The word "rash" means an outbreak of red bumps on the body. The way people use this term, "a rash" can refer to many different...learn more »
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      Rash Article
      • Rash facts
      • What are the causes, symptoms, and signs of common noninfectious rashes?
      • How are common skin rashes diagnosed?
      • Scaly patches of skin produced by fungal or bacterial infection
      • What is the treatment for a rash?
    • Heat Rash Heat rash is a skin irritation caused by excessive sweating. It can occur at any age and it appears as a rash that itches or...learn more »
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      Heat Rash Article
      • Heat rash facts
      • What is heat rash?
      • What are the causes of heat rash?
      • What are the symptoms of heat rash in children and adults?
      • Who is at risk for heat rash?
      • What does heat rash look like?
      • Heat rash pictures
      • How is heat rash diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for heat rash?
      • Home remedies for heat rash
      • Medical treatment for heat rash
      • How can heat rash be prevented?
      • How effective are electric fans in preventing heat rash?
      • How can people protect their health when temperatures are extremely high?
      • How much water should I drink in hot weather?
      • Should I take salt tablets during hot weather?
      • What is the best clothing for hot weather or a heat wave?
      • What is the prognosis for heat rash?
    • Leukemia Leukemia is a type of cancer of the blood cells in which the growth and development of the blood cells are abnormal. Strictly...learn more »
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      Leukemia Article
      • Leukemia facts*
      • What is leukemia?
      • What are the types of leukemia?
      • Who is at risk for leukemia?
      • What are symptoms of leukemia?
      • How is leukemia diagnosed?
      • How is leukemia treated?
      • How does someone get a second opinion about leukemia treatment?
      • What happens after treatment for leukemia?
      • How important is nutrition and physical activity for leukemia patients?
      • What sort of follow-up care do leukemia patients need?
      • What are some sources of support?
      • What research is being done for leukemia?
      • What resources are available to patients with leukemia?
    • Hand Foot and Mouth Disease Hand-foot-and-mouth syndrome is clinical pattern consisting of a rash on the hands and feet, and in the mouth....learn more »
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      Hand Foot and Mouth Disease Article
      • Hand foot and mouth (HFM) disease facts
      • What is hand foot and mouth (HFM) disease?
      • What are the symptoms and signs of hand foot and mouth disease?
      • What causes hand foot and mouth disease?
      • How is hand foot and mouth disease spread?
      • What is the incubation period for hand foot and mouth disease?
      • When does hand foot and mouth disease usually occur?
      • How does hand foot and mouth disease affect pregnancy and the baby?
      • What is the course of hand foot and mouth disease?
      • Why haven't we heard more about hand foot and mouth disease?
      • How is hand foot and mouth disease diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for hand foot and mouth disease?
    • Anemia Anemia is the condition of having less than the normal number of red blood cells or less than the normal quantity of hemoglobin...learn more »

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