Pollen allergy 2-26

Some people's bodies perceive pollen as harmful and react with symptoms like sneezing, runny nose, and tears.

Constipation 2-25

Constipation occurs when a person has difficulty passing stool and can cause stomach pain, especially when trying to use the toilet.

Lyme disease 2-24

Lyme disease is an illness that can be transmitted through the bite of a tick. It causes muscle pain, chills, fatigue, and fever.

Measles 2-23

Measles is a virus for which a vaccine exists. We should get vaccinated in order to avoid getting infected and protect those who cannot get a vaccine.

Insomnia 2-22

Insomnia is a sleep disorder that manifests in trouble falling asleep, not being able to sleep through the night and not achieving quality sleep.

Home accident 2-21

The house is where most accidents happen, so we need to be very careful.

Autism 2-20

Each person with autism is different, but there are some behaviours that we can learn in order to better understand and interact with them.

Impetigo 2-19

Impetigo is a skin infection caused by bacteria. It results in red and yellow spots that cause itching.

Epilepsy 2-18

An epileptic seizure happens when our brain neurons malfunction and discharge too much electricity.

Blood donation 2-17

The blood of the donors is analyzed before being used. After donating blood you need to replenish energy.

Hypothermia 2-16

Hypothermia is a medical emergency that occurs when we get so cold that the body loses heat faster than it produces it.

Traffic accident 2-15

When driving any type of vehicle, it's important not to go too fast and wear the necessary protection.

Cold water shock 2-14

Hydrocution, commonly known as cold water shock, happens when the temperature difference between our warm body and cold water causes a thermal shock.

Lactose intolerance 2-13

Lactose intolerant people should avoid drinking milk or eating its derivative foods, because their intestines become inflamed.

Car sickness 2-12

When we travel in a vehicle, our brain gets confused because we are still and moving at the same time. This confusion causes motion sickness.

Head injury 2-11

Even though a blow to the head might seem mild, it can be dangerous in some cases. The brain could have been damaged.

Drowning 2-10

Children who can't swim should wear a life jacket at the pool or the sea, as well as being supervised by an adult at all times.

Pin worms 2-9

Intestinal worms, also known as pinworms, are a type of parasyte that live in the intestine and provoke intense itching in the anus.

Stomach flu 2-8

Gastroenteritis is an infection in the intestines. It's usually caused by a virus, making it contagious.

Urinary infection 2-7

Urinary tract infection is an infection in the pee caused by bacteria.

Pneumonia 2-6

Pneumonia is a lung infection caused by a virus or bacteria that causes cough, mucus, fever, lung pain and difficulty breathing.

Jellyfish sting 2-5

If we ever get stung by a jellyfish, it's very important to clean the wound with salt water and remove the remaining tentacles with tweezers.

Nosebleed 2-4

Nosebleed happens when our nose starts bleeding due to the breaking of the blood vessels located in the nose.

Tonsillitis 2-3

Tonsillitis happens when the tonsils become inflamed. It can be caused either by a virus or a bacteria.

Appendicitis 2-2

Appendicitis is when the appendix, located in the lower right part of the abdomen, becomes inflamed.

COVID-19 2-1

Coronavirus is a respiratory virus that enters through the mouth and nose. Symptoms include cough, fever and muscular pain.

Braces 1-26

Braces are small metal pieces that are put on teeth to help move them into the correct position.

Check-up 1-25

A check-up is when you go to the doctor just to make sure that you are healthy.

Nearsightedness 1-24

Nearsightedness is a common type of eye problem where close objects are seen clearly but far away objects are blurry.

Obesity 1-23

Obesity is a disease that involves having an excessive amount of body fat.

The flu 1-22

The flu is a respiratory system infection (nose, throat, and lungs). It is caused by a virus that is easily spread from one person to another.

Animal bite 1-21

An animal bite can break, puncture, or scratch the skin. Animal bites that break the skin put you at risk for infections.

Celiac disease 1-20

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that damages the lining of the small intestine. This damage comes from a reaction from eating gluten.

Swallowing an object 1-19

Swallowing an object is when you swallow something that is not meant to be eaten. The object enters the digestive system (esophagus, stomach, and intestine).

Diabetes 1-18

Diabetes is a disease in which glucose (sugar) levels in the blood are very high.

Food Allergy 1-17

An allergy is your immune system's reaction to something that does not bother most other people.

Flat feet 1-16

Flat feet is when one or both feet have little or no arch. This can make it difficult to walk.

Electrocution 1-15

It's a type of burn that comes from electricity.

Pink eye 1-14

Pink eye is an inflammation or infection of the clear layer between the eyelid and the eyeball.

Deep Cut 1-13

A deep cut is an injury where there is an external or internal break of tissue, usually the skin.

Pregnancy 1-12

Pregnancy is the time when a baby grows in its mother's belly before it comes out into the world.

Asthma 1-11

Asthma is a chronic disease that causes the lungs airways to narrow and swell. This makes it difficult to breath.

Bee sting 1-10

Bees usually sting people when they feel threatened. If a bee stings you, you will have an itchy and painful spot on your skin.

Bee sting 1-10

Bees usually sting people when they feel threatened. If a bee stings you, you will have an itchy and painful spot on your skin.

Lice 1-9

Lice are small insects that live on people's heads. Lice are parasites and need to feed on human blood to survive.

Accidental Medication Overdose 1-8

Accidental medication overdose is when you take too much medicine or a medicine that you are not supposed to take. Medication poisoning can have many serious health effects.

Heatstroke 1-7

Heatstroke is caused by your body overheating when it is exposed to high temperatures for too long.

Ear infection 1-6

An ear infection is an inflammation of the ear, usually caused by an infection.

Vaccine 1-5

A vaccine stimulates your immune system to produce antibodies, exactly like it would if you were exposed to the disease.

Cavities 1-4

A cavity is damage to the surface or enamel of a tooth. Cavaties happen when the bacteria in your mouth make acid that attacks tooth enamel. The acid eats the enamel and causes tiny holes in a tooth, these are called cavities.

Broken Bone 1-3

A broken bone is the total or partial fracture of a bone. The most common causes of broken bones are accidents, hard falls, or sports-related injuries.

Burn 1-2

A burn is an injury to your skin caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, the sun, or radiation.

Chickenpox 1-1

Chickenpox is an infection caused by an extremely contagious virus. It causes an itchy, spotty rash on the skin that later turns into fluid filled blisters.