Disaster and tragedy can be hard for children and teens to cope with and understand. They may feel frightened and wonder whether they are in danger. Here are some tips to make them feel better.
The flu is a respiratory infection caused by influenza virus. The flu vaccine is safe for anyone 6 months of age and older. It protects you and those around you from the flu and its complications. The vaccine is usually given once a year from October to mid-November.
About 1 in 300 children have type 1 diabetes. Children spend up to 35 hours per week at school, so managing their diabetes while there is important for both short- and long-term health.