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.

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Why Your Child Has a Recurrent Sore Throat

Sore throats are extremely common in children, but chronic or recurrent sore throats may have causes that require further examination by a doctor.

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Concussion in Teens

Every year, millions of teenagers in the US sustain concussions. Learn the signs, symptoms, and treatments for concussions in teens.

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What Back-to-School Means for Common Ear, Nose and Throat Conditions

Learn about common ENT conditions children may encounter as they return to school. 

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Preventing Overuse Injuries in Youth Sports

Help young athletes prevent overuse injuries and stay injury-free with expert advice on training, recovery, and proper techniques.

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Fever in Children: How and When to Treat

Fever in children is common, especially during cold and flu season that can sometimes require treatment.

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A Common Cold or Something Worse?

How to tell the difference between a common cold and whooping cough.

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