Kids and Teens

Make sure your kids’ and teen has all the information he or she needs to make smart decisions about puberty, sexuality, food, fitness and emotional well-being.

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  • Acne

    Acne is a common skin condition that develops when the hair follicles in your skin are blocked by dead skin…

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  • Acne | Isotretinoin

    Learn about isotretinoin, a prescription treatment for acne.

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  • Acute Bronchitis

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention of acute bronchitis, a lung infection usually caused by a virus.

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  • Alcohol Abuse

    Alcohol abuse is a pattern of drinking too much alcohol too often. This can harm your work, school, and…

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  • Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

    Learn about alcohol withdrawal syndrome and what you can do to help manage it.

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  • Allergic Rhinitis

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of allergies and allergic rhinitis (hay fever).

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  • Allergy Shots: Could They Help Your Allergies?

    Allergy shots, or allergen immunotherapy, are a type of treatment to relieve chronic allergy symptoms, such as pollen, mold, or…

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  • Alopecia Areata (AA)

    Alopecia areata is a disease of your immune system that causes unpredictable hair loss and emotional challenges.

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  • Amblyopia

    Amblyopia (lazy eye) develops in childhood when one eye doesn’t work properly with the brain. Left untreated, it can lead…

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  • Amenorrhea

    Amenorrhea is the absence of menstruation or a monthly period. Learn about the various causes and treatments for primary and…

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  • Anaphylaxis

    Learn about the causes and treatment of anaphylaxis, a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction.

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  • Anemia

    Anemia is a common blood disorder that affects your red blood cells. Learn about the types, causes, treatments, and prevention…

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  • Anesthesia and Your Child

    Children, like adults, have very few problems with anesthesia for surgeries and medical procedures.

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  • Anger Management Issues in Children

    Anger is a natural emotion for everyone, but it can be confusing for kids. Learn how to recognize, manage, and…

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  • Arrhythmia

    An arrhythmia is a change in the rhythm of your heartbeat. Your heart may beat too fast, too slow, or…

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  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC)

    Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is a genetic condition that causes abnormal heart rhythms. It is more common in people…

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  • Asperger's Syndrome

    Asperger’s syndrome is a developmental disorder on the autism spectrum that can be diagnosed in children as young as 18…

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  • Asthma

    Learn about the causes, treatment and prevention of asthma symptoms (also called asthma attacks).

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  • Asthma in Kids

    Living with asthma as a child can be difficult. Asthma attacks interfere with a child’s physical activity, sleep, and can…

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  • Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

    Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a group of behaviors that causes problems with focus and self control. It affects children…

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