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Rheumatic fever

Rheumatic fever is a serious inflammatory disease that affects the body's connective tissues, especially those of the heart, joints, brain and skin. Follow these links to trusted information about rheumatic fever.

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Keratosis pilaris

Keratosis pilaris consists of small, rough, white or reddish bumps or patches on the skin. Read about the causes, symptoms and treatment here.

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Soft tissue sarcoma in children

A soft tissue sarcoma is a rare cancer that grows in the body’s soft tissues. It is, however, one of the most common cancers in children.

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Milia

Milia are tiny, white lumps that can appear on the faces of newborn babies, young children and adults. learn more about different types and treatments.

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Staph skin infection

Information on staph skin infections, including the different types, treatment, prevention and when to get help, plus links to trusted resources.

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Back to school health tips

Is your child starting or returning to school? Here are 5 top tips to help your child navigate their way into a healthy and happy school year.

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Chickenpox symptoms

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness, however pregnant women and newborn babies can also be at risk. Find out more about common and unusual symptoms, plus links to trusted resources.

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Symptoms of rubella

The symptoms of rubella take 2-3 weeks to develop after someone is infected with the virus. Read more about the symptoms of rubella in this article.

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Noonan syndrome

Children with Noonan syndrome may have odd facial features, restricted growth and heart defects, but most, with therapy, go on to lead normal lives.

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Crohn's disease

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes painful swelling and redness inside the digestive tract. Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatment of Crohn’s.

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