Coughing, wheezing, and trouble getting a deep breath stop the Big Bad Wolf from blowing down the 3 Little Pigs' house of straw. Jiggs the Pig steps up to help him get to the doctor to find out what's gone wrong with his world-famous huff and puff.
Big learns that "triggers" -- things like smoke, pollution, pet dander, and pollen -- can make his asthma worse or even bring on an asthma attack.
Correct technique when using a metered dose inhaler (MDI) with a spacer can improve the effectiveness of the medicine, and this video shows how.
Bone & Joint Problems
Helping parents understand bronchiolitis can help them care for their child with bronchiolitis whether in the hospital or at home.
There's nothing "new" about pneumonia. The Health Nuts Media kids give an overview of this serious lung infection.
Coping with pain is challenging, but there are some ways to lessen pain without medications and good rules to follow when using pain medicines.
Eating properly and getting good exercise are essential to keeping your diabetes under control. Learn the basics in this short animated video.
Immunizations provide a "super shield" against the "Nasty Evil Germ Squad (N.E.G.S.)" for Daniel and Lorrin in "Hit Me with Your Best Shot".
Preventing infection after a surgery is crucial to a successful outcome. Daniel and Lorrin discuss how to "keep it clean."
An ear infection is a buildup of germs behind the eardrum, in the part of the ear called the "middle ear." For some infants and young children, ear infections are a continuing problem. They can come back again and again. We call these "chronic" ear infections.
Stomach & Digestion Problems
Dehydration - being low on body fluids - can be very serious. Lorrin and Daniel explain its causes and cures.
Diarrhea is the passage of frequent, loose, or liquid stools. In an infant or child, it can be very serious. If it lasts for more than a day, the child is at risk of dehydration. It is important for parents to be able to recognize and treat dehydration.