June 2013

  • Illustration of a family eating dinner, including a thin young girl with very short hair who’s recovering after cancer therapy.

    Childhood Cancer

    Coping With the Diagnosis

    Cancers in children can be different from adult cancers. Many kinds of cancer can now be cured or controlled to help give children a better quality of life into adulthood.
  • Illustration of a physician examining a coughing baby.

    How To Whip Whooping Cough

    Preventing Pertussis

    You may think of whooping cough as a childhood illness, but it can strike people of any age. Vaccines are the best way to prevent this sometimes-deadly disease.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Dana Steinberg