Measles—an emerging travel trouble

Low vaccination levels have led to the disease reemerging worldwide—a significant concern for those who travel abroad.

Patient Story

‘It’s incredible every time’

Frozen treats give a summertime fun boost to kids in the children's hospital.

Patient Story

‘We got the monster out’

When a bad headache leads to brain surgery for a 4-year-old girl, her parents explain it in words she can understand.

Let your kids bounce their energy away, safely

The verdict’s out on whether trampolines are safe, but a pro offers tips to help prevent both indoor and outdoor injuries.

Patient Story

Butterflies and battle scars

After sudden cardiac arrest a year ago, 14-year-old Lani Salinas is spreading awareness about this often fatal condition.

Is your mattress malicious?

Your body heat might trigger the release of potentially harmful chemicals in your mattress.

Keep your cool in dangerous heat

Be aware of heat-related illness and follow these top tips for handling this recent blast of high temps.

CDC: Polio-like illness season arrives

Mysterious condition typically afflicts children, resulting in paralysis and respiratory problems.

‘We knocked on doors, and doors flew open’

Twenty-four years ago, a little girl from Ukraine came for heart surgery. Now she pays a return visit.

En garde! The mosquitoes have arrived

If you want a safe summer for your family, take ample steps to protect against the winged bloodsuckers and the dangerous diseases they carry.

Patient Story

The comeback kid

The flu bug hit 3-year-old Jase so hard he ended up on life support, fighting for his life.

Best germ defense: Common sense

There's a happy medium between the parent who travels with bleach and the parent who lets a kid eat mud pies.

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