June 2013

Childhood Cancer
Coping With the Diagnosis

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

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. Read more about childhood cancer.

How To Whip Whooping Cough
Preventing Pertussis

Illustration of a physician examining a coughing baby.

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. Read more about whooping cough.

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