Illustration of nose bleeding, nose bleeding, bloody nose


Epistaxis, or bleeding from the nose, is a very common occurrence in young children. Although nosebleeds are usually harmless and rarely require hospital admission, they … Read more

Illustration of a child suffering fever due to meningitis


Meningitis is the infection of the meninges; the tissues surrounding the brain and spinal cord. There are 2 types of meningitis — bacterial and viral … Read more

Poisonous, Harmful


Poisoning is a serious but often unintentional health issue among children. There are approximately 1 million poison exposures among children younger than 6 in the … Read more

Heat Stroke, Man suffering heat stroke


Heatstroke is the body’s physiologic response to particularly high temperatures or physical overexertion. It is caused by environmental exposure to heat which raises the body’s … Read more

Illustration of a child with head injury, Child Injury, Head Injury

Head Injury

Head injuries are common occurrences in infants and children and can happen through sporting activities, outdoor play, bike riding, or simple accidents. Although minor blunt … Read more

Illustration of man suffering from Hypotherma


Hypothermia is defined as a core body temperature lower than 95˚F. Primary hypothermia accounts for around 1000 to 1300 deaths each year in the United … Read more

Zika Virus

Zika Virus is a virus transmitted by insects such as mosquitoes and is in the same virus family as Yellow Fever Virus and West Nile … Read more

Eye Injury, Redness of an eye

Eye Injury

According to the World Health Organization, over 55 million eye injuries occur each year worldwide. Eye injuries can occur at any age and are common … Read more

Illustration of a boy holding wire and it cause electric shock

Electric Shock

Electric shock injuries occur when the body comes into direct contact with an electrical current. The human body is naturally a good conductor of electricity, … Read more