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  • Horseshoe Kidney
  • Detailed information on horseshoe kidney, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Kawasaki Disease
  • The main threat from Kawasaki disease comes from its effect on the heart and blood vessels.

  • Keep Kids Safe During Yard Work
  • Power tools make yard work easier, from mowing the lawn to trimming the bushes. These tools, however, also pose a threat to children if precautions aren't taken.

  • Keep Kids Safe from Bugs
  • Many products seek to prevent bug bites, but products containing DEET (usually listed on labels as N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide) are quite effective.

  • Keep Kids Safe in the Car
  • All 50 states have a combination of laws that require drivers to restrain children in car seats, booster seats, and seats belts. Specifics vary by state, based on the child's age and size.

  • Keep Your Child Athlete Off the Disabled List
  • Each year, about one in 10 children receives medical treatment for a sports injury. Here’s how to protect your young sports star from concussions, sprains, fractures, and more.

  • Keratitis
  • Keratitis is an inflammation or infection of the cornea of the eye. It is a medical emergency because it can lead to blindness if not treated.

  • Kidney Transplantation in Children
  • Detailed information on kidney transplant, including why a kidney transplant is recommended, what is involved in kidney transplant surgery, and long-term outlook for a child after a kidney transplant

  • Kids' Health Concerns Ease with Age
  • When children are young, it's normal for them to have a variety of childhood illnesses and problems. Most go away as the child gets older.

  • Kids' Healthy Eating Not Just About Food
  • The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases offers suggestions to help your child develop and maintain good eating habits and to prevent chaotic mealtimes in your home.

  • Kids in the Kitchen: Let Them in on the Fun
  • Here are recipes that fit the bill for teaching some baking basics and setting some good nutrition patterns early. All you'll need are some simple tools and tolerance for a few spills. These recipes are safe for a child to make (with adult help) and are practically foolproof.

  • Kids Need Their Nutrients
  • Learning a bit more about vitamins and minerals can help ensure your kids are on the right nutritional track.

  • Know How Your Preemie Will Grow
  • Premature babies may grow at a slower rate than full-term babies, but usually catch up in height and weight by 2 years of age. But premature babies are more likely to have trouble with speech, motor skills, hearing or vision.

  • Kyphosis in Children
  • Detailed information on kyphosis, including cause, symptom, diagnosis, and treatment