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. It causes bumps on the skin known as pimples to appear on the face…

  • A nurse showing a patient test results from a preventive test, on a digital tablet

    Adolescents and Young Adults: Getting the Preventive Services You Need

    Get an early start on good lifelong health by learning about the services and advice your family doctor can provide…

  • A woman with dark colored hair, wearing a white shirt receiving vaccination

    Adult vaccinations

    Adult vaccinations are important for adults for staying healthy as they age.

  • young boy with adhesive eye patch over his eye

    Amblyopia is sometimes called “lazy eye.” If left untreated, it can affect a child’s vision permanently.

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

  • Woman holding clean menstrual pad

    Amenorrhea

    Amenorrhea is a medical term for when a woman does not have menstrual periods.

  • Group of three angry or upset children

    Anger Management Issues in Children

    Moments of anger in children are normal. But as parents, it’s important to teach your child how to deal with…

  • Female therapist working with young boy on floor

    Asperger's Syndrome

    Asperger’s syndrome is a developmental disorder affecting speech and behavior.

  • Asthma in Kids

    Asthma is a disease that often starts in childhood and makes it difficult for your child to breathe.

  • boy leaning over table and looking off into distance

    Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

    ADHD is a group of behaviors that can make it difficult to focus at school, work or home.

  • Autism spectrum disorder

    Autism

    Autism is a developmental brain disorder that affects social, behavioral, and communication skills. Degrees of autism can vary, as can…

  • father and daughter sitting on couch reading a book together

    Being a Single Parent

    Being a single parent can be challenging. It can also be very rewarding. It’s important to find a way to…

  • Young girl looking at her reflection in the mirror

    Body Image (Children and Teens)

    Many things influence how children see themselves. Parents can play a critical role in helping children develop a positive body…

  • A close-up of skin held in piercing tool as needle is ready to go in to pierce navel

    Body Piercing

    Piercings should always be done in a clean environment using sterile (clean and germ-free) equipment. This is the best way…

  • Three young teenage boys smiling at camera

    Boys and Puberty

    Most boys experience puberty between the ages of 9 and 16. It’s important your son learn about the changes of…

  • mother holds baby being checked by a doctor with a stethoscope

    Bronchiolitis

    Bronchiolitis is a common lung infection in infants and young children. It is usually caused by a virus. RSV is…

  • eenage girl sipping from to-go coffee cup

    Caffeine and Kids

    Caffeine is a drug that should be limited for children and adolescents. Caffeine can lead to higher blood pressure, sleep…

  • group of early teens sitting together playing on phones

    Central Precocious Puberty

    Central precocious puberty, also known as gonadotropin-dependent precocious puberty, occurs when girls less than 8 years old and boys less…

  • laughing young boy with cerebral palsy sits in his wheelchair next to his sister

    Cerebral Palsy

    Cerebral palsy is a group of neurological disorders that affect body movement and muscle coordination. It usually appears in infancy…

  • Toddler with chickenpox lying on stomach

    Chickenpox

    Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus. It once was a common childhood disease until a vaccine…

  • doctor gives achickenpox vaccination to a young girl

    Chickenpox Vaccine

    Chickenpox is highly contagious and can be very serious. Beginning at 12 months old, almost everyone should have the chickenpox…