What Is Rheumatic Fever? 

If you don’t treat your child's strep throat, he or she could develop a more serious infection called rheumatic fever, which produces inflammation throughout his or her body.


Is Spanking Good for Kids? 

About a third of parents say they’ve spanked a child during the past year, but they’re unaware that such discipline can lead to more behavior problems.

Girl sitting with cat on windowsill --- Image by © Oleh Slobodeniuk/Corbis

Teen Suicide Rates Have Increased 

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among high school-aged American teens between the ages of 14 and 18. You can help prevent the tragedy of teen suicide.


What Is Reye’s Syndrome? 

A very rare disorder that can damage your liver and brain, Reye’s syndrome can be fatal or lead to permanent brain injury unless it is treated quickly.