Read Posts About Common Illnesses & Injuries
Keeping your child healthy and strong is one of the most important jobs you have as a parent. At Lurie Children's, we provide the vital information needed to prevent, diagnose and treat the most common illnesses and injuries during childhood.
Lurie Children’s sports medicine team members answer some common questions about sports injuries in kids, including how to prevent injuries, when to see a doctor, how to help your child recover and more.
Our pediatric experts answer some of the most frequently asked questions about constipation in kids, including causes, symptoms and more.
Infectious Diseases Physician Ami Patel, MD, answers common questions about strep throat.
There a several reasons why tonsils and adenoid removal should be considered.
Learn the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about ear infections in this Q&A with Lurie Children's expert physicians.
Following our flu prevention tips can go a long way toward protecting your children and family during flu season.
When a child breaks a bone, it may raise many concerns and questions for caregivers. Learn more in our guide on pediatric fractures for parents.
Lurie Children's nationally-ranked urology specialists answer common questions about urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children.
Toddlers and babies often hit their heads, so it's important to understand the signs of concussion.
Migraine headaches can be troublesome and debilitating, especially among children and adolescents that experience them.
A new survey of over 1,000 parents finds how headaches are impacting children and teens across America.