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Walking Pneumonia in Children

Walking pneumonia is a mild form of pneumonia. Children with walking pneumonia may feel very tired and run down. But they may still be able to do many of their normal daily activities.

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Warts

There are many types of warts.Learn how to prevent and treat warts.

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Warts in Children

Warts on the skin are harmless growths. They are caused by a virus. Warts can spread to other parts of the body and to other people.

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Water Safety and Teens

Encourage your adolescent to take swimming, diving, and water safety or rescue classes to give him or her the skills needed to swim and dive safely.

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Water Safety for Children

Preventive steps parents can take to protect their children from drowning.

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Water Safety—Prevention

If your children are around bodies of water on a regular basis, learn CPR. CPR can save lives, reduce the severity of injury, and improve the chance of survival.

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WBC Count

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Weight Management and Adolescents

For overweight children 7 and older, the initial goal is to keep them from gaining more weight. Changes in eating habits and exercise are gradually introduced to trim pounds.

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West Nile Fever in Children

West Nile fever is an illness caused by a virus. The virus is spread by mosquito bites. It often causes mild, flu-like symptoms.

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What are Chromosomes?

Detailed information on chromosome abnormalities, including how a chromosome is inherited

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What Are Platelets?

If one of your blood vessels gets damaged, it sends out signals that are picked up by platelets. The platelets then rush to the site of damage and form a plug, or clot, to repair the damage.

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What Are Red Blood Cells?

Red blood cells play an important role in your health by carrying fresh oxygen throughout the body.

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Helping Hands Patient Education Materials

Written and illustrated by medical, nursing and allied health professionals at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Helping Hand instructions are intended as a supplement to verbal instructions provided by a medical professional. The information is periodically reviewed and revised to reflect our current practice. However, Nationwide Children's Hospital is not responsible for any consequences resulting from the use or misuse of the information in the Helping Hands.