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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.

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Cough in Children: Causes & Treatment

Cough in children can have various causes and accompanying treatments. Learn the common causes and what you should do if your child has a cough.

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Common Questions about Pediatric Sports Injuries

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.

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Constipation in Kids: Causes, Types & Treatment

Our pediatric experts answer some of the most frequently asked questions about constipation in kids, including causes, symptoms and more.

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Strep Throat in Kids: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Infectious Diseases Physician Ami Patel, MD, answers common questions about strep throat.

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Signs Your Child’s Tonsils or Adenoids May Need to be Removed

There a several reasons why tonsils and adenoid removal should be considered. 

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Common Questions About Ear Infections in Older Children

Learn the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about ear infections in this Q&A with Lurie Children's expert physicians.

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Flu Season Safety Tips and FAQ

Following our flu prevention tips can go a long way toward protecting your children and family during flu season.

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Pediatric Fractures: A Parental Guide

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.

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Common Questions About Urinary Tract Infections in Children

Lurie Children's nationally-ranked urology specialists answer common questions about urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children.

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Concussion in Toddlers & Babies: Symptoms & Treatment

Toddlers and babies often hit their heads, so it's important to understand the signs of concussion.

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New Headache and Migraine Treatments On the Horizon

Migraine headaches can be troublesome and debilitating, especially among children and adolescents that experience them.

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How Headaches Are Impacting Children & Teens in 2022

A new survey of over 1,000 parents finds how headaches are impacting children and teens across America. 

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