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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  • Child Safety: Keeping Your Home Safe for Your Baby

    Learn how to keep your child safe by babyproofing the crib and home, keeping medicines and poisons out of reach,…

  • Childhood Overweight and Obesity: Helping Your Child Achieve a Healthy Weight

    Good nutrition and regular physical activity can help your child achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

  • Children's OTC Cough & Cold Medicine: Dos and Don'ts

    Learn the dos and don’ts for safely giving your child over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medicines.

  • Cholesterol and Your Child

    High cholesterol can start as early as childhood. Eat healthy, exercise and have your child tested if there’s a family…

  • Common School-Age Illnesses/Infections

    School-aged children are routinely exposed to a number of common childhood infections and illnesses. It’s not unusual. But always see…

  • Concussions in Kids

    Concussions in kids need to be taken seriously. Here’s everything you need to know about this traumatic brain injury.

  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

    Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) affects your adrenal glands, which produce hormones. Learn about the symptoms and treatment.

  • Congenital Heart Disease

    Congenital heart disease is a problem with the heart that is present at birth. “Congenital” is another way of saying…

  • Croup

    Croup is caused by a respiratory virus and causes children, usually age 5 and younger, to have a barking…

  • Dental Hygiene: How to Care for Your Child's Teeth

    Helping your child to develop healthy dental habits now can aid in the prevention of infection, disease, and other teeth…

  • Depression in Children and Teens

    It is common for children and teens to be depressed. Learn how to recognize and help your young one who…

  • Drowning

    Drowning is one of the most common dangers when you’re in the water. It happens when you get water — even a small amount — in your lungs. It’s a serious problem and can lead to death. Drowning can happen anywhere, such as in

  • Ear Infection

    Ear infections are one of the most common conditions in children, especially younger children. They are caused by a bacterial…

  • Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis

    Eczema is a general term for rash-like skin conditions. The most common type of eczema is called atopic dermatitis, which…

  • Enlarged Adenoids

    Adenoids are tiny pieces of tissue at the back of your throat. They help children’s bodies fight infection by catching…

  • Enuresis (Bedwetting)

    Enuresis is when an older child (age 5 or older) wets the bed at night while sleeping. This could happen…

  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction

    Eustachian tube dysfunction is when the tube connecting your throat and middle ear gets inflamed and plugged up. It can…

  • Febrile Seizures

    Febrile seizures typically occur in children ages 12 months to 18 months. They are generally harmless and caused by a…

  • Fever in Infants and Children

    A baby or infant's first fever can be scary. Learn how to take your child’s temperature, how to bring down…

  • Fifth Disease

    Fifth disease is a mild viral infection common in children. It usually causes a bright red rash on the face…