Whooping Cough

Two cases of whooping cough, or pertussis, have shown up in Fayetteville public schools here in Northwest Arkansas. Many parents have never heard of this disease. And yet whooping cough was once a serious and common illness. The Ngram viewer from Google shows that whooping cough was a big concern in the first half of […]

The Childhood Illness Knowledge Base

When you get sick or injured, you might grit your teeth and drag yourself into work without so much as a thought of contacting a medical professional. When your child gets sick or injured, however, the world stops spinning and nothing else matters until you get your child the medical care that they need. Although […]