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  • When Is an Illness Contagious? for Parents


    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Flu Q&A for Parents


    Top questions about preventing and treating the flu.

  • Roseola for Parents


    Roseola is a viral illness that usually affects kids between 6 months and 3 years old. Learn its signs and symptoms when to call the doctor.

  • Health Problems Q&A for Teens for Teens


    See answers to common questions about specific diseases and conditions.

  • Word! Contagious for Kids


    There's a good reason your parent tells you to cover your mouth when you sneeze or cough!

  • What's the Difference Between Infectious and Contagious? for Teens


    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • A to Z: Respiratory Syncytial Virus for Parents


    Learn about RSV, a contagious infection that's a major cause of respiratory illness in young children.

  • Fifth Disease for Parents


    Especially common in kids between the ages of 5 and 15, fifth disease is a viral illness that produces a distinctive red rash on the face, body, arms, and legs.

  • Chickenpox for Kids


    Chickenpox is a virus that causes red, itchy bumps. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus for Parents


    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a major cause of respiratory illness in young children. Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of this contagious infection.