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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  • Intussusception

    Intussusception is medical emergency when one part of the intestine slides into another section. This causes a serious blockage.

  • Is Your Child Too Busy?

    Helping your child find a balance between school, activities, and play can be tricky. It’s up to you to find…

  • Is Your Teen in an Abusive Relationship?

    Teen dating violence is widespread. Experts predict that nearly one in three teenagers, both boys and girls, is a victim…

  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, a joint condition that affects teens and children…

  • Kids and Bullying

    Bullying, whether in person or online, is all too common in school-aged children. It’s important to know how to recognize…

  • Kids and Homework: How Much Is Too Much?

    Kids are juggling a lot these days. Help your child manage their homework so that it doesn’t cause stress for…

  • Kids and Needles

    Many children are scared of shots because they have a fear of needles. Help your child understand that shots are…

  • Lead Poisoning in Children

    Lead poisoning is serious. It happens after repeated exposure to things that contain high levels of lead. This could be…

  • Leukemia

    Leukemia is cancer of the white blood cells. There are 4 main types that have different symptoms and treatments.

  • Measles

    What is measles? Measles (also called rubeola) is a serious respiratory illness. This means it affects the lungs and breathing tubes. It also causes a rash and a fever. It is a very contagious disease. It can be spread to others very easily. In

  • Meningitis

    Bacterial and viral meningitis cause the tissue around your brain and spinal cord to swell. Bacterial meningitis can cause brain…

  • Mononucleosis (Mono)

    Mononucleosis is a contagious illness usually spread through saliva. For this reason, it’s sometimes called “kissing disease.”

  • Mumps

    Learn about mumps and how it can be prevented.

  • Nightmares and Night Terrors

    Learn about nightmares and night terrors in children.

  • Nutrition Tips for Kids

    Diet and nutrition help our children live a healthy life and avoid chronic diseases. Use these tips to help your…

  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder

    Oppositional defiant disorder is a behavior condition that affects children and teens. It causes a negative effect on the child’s…

  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease

    Osgood-Schlatter disease is a common knee pain problem in young children. It is caused by pulled or overused muscles from…

  • Osteosarcoma

    Osteosarcoma is a bone cancer that most often affects people between the ages of 10 and 20. It usually begins…

  • Otitis Externa (Swimmer's Ear)

    Swimmer’s ear is an irritation, swelling, or infection in your ear. It’s often caused by swimming a lot or swimming…

  • Otitis Media (with Effusion)

    Otitis media with effusion means there is fluid in the middle ear. It is common in young children and usually…