Colds are common in children and can be spread by a sneeze, a cough or even sharing a toy. Learn more about symptoms, treatment and when to call your pediatrician...Read more

Headaches in children are very common, with 20 percent of kids—preschoolers through teenagers—reporting frequent or severe headaches each year...Read more

Approximately 6-12 million cases of head lice occur each year, mainly affecting children ages 3-11. The greatest risk factor for contracting head lice is head-to-head contact, not personal and environmental hygiene...Read more

Abdominal pain, or stomachache, affects almost all children at some point during childhood. There are many possible causes of abdominal pain...Read more

Vomiting and diarrhea are common in children. Together, they are sometimes called gastroenteritis by your doctor and “stomach flu” by others. It is not the real “flu,” which is caused by the influenza virus . Most of the time, vomiting and diarrhea is caused by a virus, which may also bring a...Read more