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Topics followed by * (asterisk) are available in Spanish. Brief versions of topics have a reading level no higher than 4th grade.

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H   [Top]
H1N1 Flu *
Habit reversal training
Hair loss *
Halitosis *
Hand, foot, and mouth disease
    brief version *
    complete version
Hay fever
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Head banging
Head deformity, newborn
Head injury
    general guidelines
        brief version *
        complete version
    prevention *
    resource list
Head lice
    brief version *
    complete version
Headache
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    migraine
    teen version
Hearing loss
    general guidelines *
    resource list
Heart problems
    CPR
        illustration
        text
    ductal dependent heart lesions
    illustration of heart (interior view) *
    innocent heart murmur *
Heat detectors
Heat reactions
    cramps *
    description and treatment *
    exhaustion *
    prevention *
    rash *
Heatstroke *
Height
    growth delay or disorder
    predicting adult height
    resource list
        short height
        tall height
Helmets, bicycle
Hemangioma
Hematuria (blood in urine)
Hemoglobin A1C test
Hemolytic uremic syndrome
Hemophilus influenza type b vaccine (Hib)
    reactions
    schedule *
Henoch-Schoenlein purpura
    admission and discharge instructions
    general guidelines
Hepatitis
    hepatitis A
    hepatitis A vaccine *
    hepatitis C
    reactions to Hep A and B vaccine
    vaccine schedule *
    viral
Hernia
    inguinal, discharge instructions
    overview
    umbilical
        discharge instructions
        general guidelines *
Herpangina *
Herpes simplex
    cold sore
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    genital herpes (teen version) *
Herpes zoster
Herpetic gingivostomatitis
Herpetic whitlow
Hiccups *
High calorie foods
High-frequency chest wall oscillation
Hip dysplasia
HIV and children
Hives
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Hoarseness *
Hodgkin disease
Hodgkin lymphoma
Home medicine chest *
Home nebulization treatments
Homework problems *
Hospitalization
    helping a child cope with
    keeping family routine during
    of small premature infant
    resource list
Hot water heater, burn prevention
Huff cough
Human papillomavirus *
Hurting another child
Hydrocele
    overview
    surgery discharge instructions
Hydrocephalus
    caused by intraventricular hemorrhage of newborn
    overview
    resource list
Hymenal tags in newborn *
Hyperactive child
    ADHD overview *
    dealing with *
    methylphenidate, pros and cons
    resource list
Hyperalimentation fluids given to premature infants
Hyperglycemia causing ketoacidosis
Hypoglycemia
Hypothyroidism
Hypothyroidism, newborn screening test *
I   [Top]
IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)
Ibuprofen, dosages for fever or pain *
Idiopathic arthritis
Ignoring instructions
Illness, long-term, keeping a family routine during
Illustrations
    ankle sprain *
    asthma (narrowing of bronchioles) *
    asthma action plan *
    baby feeding chart *
    body mass index (BMI) for boys
    body mass index (BMI) for girls
    breast-feeding positions *
    breast-feeding, latching on *
    car safety seats
    choking (baby), first aid *
    choking first aid *
    conjunctivitis *
    CPR
    crutches, how to use *
    diabetes, injection site rotation
    digestive system *
    ear *
    exercise record chart for diabetes
    exercises for low back pain *
    food diary
    food pyramid *
    food symptom diary
    forearm fracture
    fractures
    heart (interior view) *
    insulin types and activity
    intrauterine device (IUD) *
    lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) *
    lymph nodes and vessels *
    medicines for fever and pain relief chart *
    metered-dose inhaler with collapsible bag spacer, how to use
    metered-dose inhaler with spacer, how to use *
    metered-dose inhaler, how to use *
    nebulizer
    nursemaid's elbow
    Nutrition Facts label
    Osgood-Schlatter disease *
    patellofemoral pain syndrome (runner's knee) *
    peak flow record chart
    pelvis
        female *
    poison ivy, sumac, and oak *
    respiratory system *
    scoliosis
    sinuses (location of) *
    skin, cross section *
    stye
    sugar content of high-carb foods (chart)
    temperature, how to measure axillary *
    temperature, how to measure oral *
    throat, tonsils, and adenoids *
    tracheostomy tube
    tracheostomy, suctioning
    urinary system *
    ventilation tube in ear
Immunization
    hepatitis A *
    influenza shot
    reactions
    schedule *
Immunizations for adults
    for travel
Impetigo
    brief version *
    complete version
Incentives for motivating children
Incubation period of infections
Independent play
Infant -- See Newborn
Infant car safety seat, using
Infant massage
Infected sore (impetigo)
    brief version *
    complete version
Infection
    frequent *
    hepatitis C
    HIV
    incubation periods
    newborn
    prevention *
    viral *
Infectious mononucleosis
    admission and discharge instructions
    general guidelines
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
Influenza
    general guidelines
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    H1N1 (swine) flu *
    reactions to vaccine
    shot
Ingrown toenail
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Inguinal hernia, discharge instructions
Inhaler, metered-dose
    (see also Asthma, medication)
    how to use
        illustration *
        parent version *
        teen version
    use with a collapsible bag spacer
        illustration
        text *
    use with a spacer
        illustration *
        parent version *
        teen version
Innocent heart murmur *
Insect bite
    brief version *
    complete version
Instructions
    for babysitters
    helping children adjust to wearing glasses
    ignoring
    teaching your child to follow
Insulin
    drawing up and giving
    injection site rotation, illustration
    pumps
    types and activity
    types and activity, illustration
Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus *
Internet use
Interrupting others
Intestinal infection in premature infant
Intestinal problems  (see Stomach and intestinal problems)
Intoeing
Intrauterine device (teen version) *
Intraventricular hemorrhage in newborn (IVH)
Introducing bottle to breast-fed baby
Intussusception
    admission and discharge instructions
    general guidelines
Iron deficiency anemia
    brief version *
    complete version
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Itching
    ear *
    genital (jock itch)
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    insect bite
        brief version *
        complete version
    unknown cause
Itchy ear *
IUD (teen version) *
J   [Top]
Jammed finger
    brief version *
    complete version
Jaundice
    general guidelines *
    newborn
        brief version *
        complete version
Jealousy
    resource list
    sibling rivalry toward newborn *
Jellyfish or Portuguese man-of-war sting *
Job grounding as a method of discipline
Jock itch
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Joint problems and procedures
    anaphylactoid purpura
        admission and discharge instructions
        general guidelines
    injury
    juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
        diagnosis and treatment
        resource list
    tennis elbow (teen version) *
    transient synovitis
Juvenile diabetes *
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Juvenile plantar dermatosis *
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
    diagnosis and treatment
    resource list
K   [Top]
Kawasaki disease
Ketoacidosis, diabetic
Ketone testing
Kidney cancer
Kidney infection
    admission and discharge instructions
    general guidelines
        parent version
        teen version
Kidney injuries
Kindergarten, resource list
Knee
    fracture
    Osgood-Schlatter disease
        illustration *
        text *
    patellofemoral pain syndrome (runner's knee)
        illustration *
        text (Teen Version) *
Knock-knees
Knuckle, skinned
    brief version *
    complete version
L   [Top]
Labels
    Nutrition Facts illustration
    reading food labels
Labial adhesions
Laceration
    general guidelines
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    sutured wound care and suture removal
        brief version *
        complete version
Lactose intolerance
Laryngitis *
Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
    diagnosis and treatment (teen version) *
    illustration *
Latex allergy
Laundry, baby clothes and diapers
Layette
    clothing needs
    diapers (reusable vs. disposable)
    equipment and supplies
Lazy eye *
Lead poisoning, screening and prevention
    brief version *
    complete version
Learning disabilities
    overview
    resource list
Left-handedness
Leg
    bowlegs and knock-knees
    broken
    cramp or pain *
Legg-calve-perthes disease
Let-down reflex in breast-feeding
Leukemia
Leukotriene antagonists *
Lice
    crab (teen version) *
    head
        brief version *
        complete version
    pubic (teen version) *
Limb pain or swelling *
Lip
    injury *
    swollen from local allergic reaction
Liver disease
    biliary atresia
Liver infection
    hepatitis A
    viral hepatitis
Low back pain
    exercises
        text *
Low blood sugar
Lumbar puncture in newborn
Lunches, school
Lung problems and procedures
    airway clearance techniques
    asthma
        (see also Asthma)
        action plan *
        brief parent version *
        exercise-induced
        parent version *
        teen version
    bronchiolitis
        brief version *
        complete version *
        discharge instructions *
        preventing with Synagis
    cough
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    CPR
        illustration
    cystic fibrosis
    illustration of respiratory system *
    oxygen therapy
    passive smoking *
    pneumonia
        admission and discharge instructions
        general guidelines
            brief parent version *
            complete parent version
            teen version
    whooping cough
Lying
    general guidelines
    resource list
Lyme disease
Lymph node
    cervical adenitis
    illustration of lymph nodes and vessels *
    swollen
        brief version *
        complete version
M   [Top]
Malaria
    shots for protection when you travel
Marijuana
    parent version
    teen version
Marine animal bites and stings *
Martin-Bell syndrome
Massage, infant
Mastitis
Masturbation in preschoolers *
Mattery eye
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Meal planning *
Measles
    general guidelines *
    vaccine
        rash *
        reactions
        schedule *
Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine
    rash *
    reactions
    schedule *
Medical procedures, comforting your child during
Medicine
    (see also Asthma)
    first aid kit *
    for fever and pain relief *
    form for medicines needed at school or day care *
    help with swallowing
    home medicine chest *
    overuse
    phenobarbital
    preventing unnecessary use of antibiotics
    safe use
Meningitis
    bacterial
        admission and discharge instructions
        general guidelines *
    in newborn
    viral *
Menstrual cramps
    brief teen version *
    complete teen version
Menstrual period
    late or missed (teen version)
    puberty for girls *
Mental health professionals
Mental illness
    depression in children and teens *
    resource list
Mental retardation
    Down syndrome
    fragile X syndrome
    general guidelines *
    resource list
Metered-dose inhaler (MDI)
    how to use
        illustration *
        parent version *
        teen version
    use with a collapsible bag spacer
        illustration
        text *
    use with a spacer
        illustration *
        parent version *
        teen version
Methylphenidate
Middle ear fluid
Migraine headache
Milia (newborn rash) *
Miliaria *
Milk
    allergy *
    calcium needs for children and teens
    cow's milk
    instructions for making high-calorie milk *
    let-down reflex in breast-feeding
    sources of calcium in food
Misbehavior -- See Behavior; Discipline
Molding of newborn head *
Mole *
Molluscum contagiosum
Mongolian spots *
Mononucleosis
    admission and discharge instructions
    general guidelines
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
Mother working outside the home
    general guidelines *
    resource list
Mother, new parent *
Motion sickness
    parent version *
    teen version
Mountain sickness
Mouth problems and procedures
    bad breath *
    canker sore
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    cleft lip, cleft palate
    cold sore
        brief parent version *
        complete parent version
        teen version
    geographic tongue
    herpangina *
    herpetic gingivostomatitis
    impetigo
        brief version *
        complete version
    lip, swollen (local allergic reaction)
    mouth injury
        brief version *
        complete version
    teeth injuries
    teething
        brief version *
        complete version
    thrush
        brief version *
        complete version
    tongue-tie *
    tonsil and adenoid surgery *
    tooth decay prevention *
    tooth grinding (bruxism)
    toothache
        parent version *
        teen version
Mouth ulcer
    brief parent version *
    complete parent version
    teen version
Movies, fears from
Moving
    helping a child adjust
    resource list
MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staph aureus)
Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
Mumps *
Murmur
    innocent *
Muscle
    injury
        brief version *
        complete version
    pain or strain *
Muscular dystrophy

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