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School-Based Health Centers
School-based health centers provide a range of services to meet kids' and teens' health care needs. Centers usually are inside a school building or right next door.
How to Shop for Health Insurance
The government's healthcare marketplace, or exchange, is the new way to shop for health insurance. But just how do you find the best coverage and sign up? Get answers here.
How Can Obamacare Help Kids?
Find out what the experts have to say.
Financial Planning for Kids With Special Needs
These 10 steps can help take the anxiety and worry out of your child's financial future and make sure that your child will be taken care of even after you're gone.
How to Find Affordable Health Care
Finding coverage for your kids may be difficult, but it's not impossible. Many kids are eligible for government or community programs, even if their parents work. Learn what resources are available to your family.
Electronic Health Records
Many health institutions digitally store their patients' health information. Learn about electronic health records (EHRs) and how they can improve health care.
Taking Care of You: Support for Caregivers
It's common to put your own needs last when caring for a child you love. But to be the best you can be, you need to take care of yourself, too. Here are some tips to help you recharge.
Preparing Your Child for Anesthesia
If your child needs to have an operation, you probably have plenty of questions, many of them about anesthesia.
Knowing the basics of anesthesia may help answer your questions and ease some concerns — both yours and your child's.
Types of Anesthesia
Here's a basic look at what each kind of anesthesia does.
Anesthesia – What to Expect
Here's a quick look at what may happen before, during, and after on the day of your child's operation or procedure.
When Your Child’s in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
It can be frightening whenever kids are in the hospital — and even more so when they're admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). But a basic understanding of the PICU may make it a little easier to cope with.
U.S. Poison Control Centers
If you have a poisoning emergency, here's the number to know: 1-800-222-1222.