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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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  • Closeup of a mother helping her toddler walk in the grass

    Intoeing

    Most people’s feet point straight ahead or outward. Some people, however, have feet that point inward. This is called…

  • close-up of a crying baby in distress

    Intussusception

    Description: Intussusception is a serious problem with the intestine that prevents the passage of food through the intestine.

  • Is Your Child Too Busy?

    Overscheduling your child can lead to them feeling tired, stressed and sleep deprived. Limit their schedule to keep your child…

  • Concerned mother and emotional daughter sitting on couch

    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…

  • Boy being bullied by a group of kids

    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…

  • boy holding eyes and head while doing homework

    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…

  • Scared girl looking at a big needle

    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 a blood cancer involving your body’s bone marrow.

  • 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

  • Cotton swab with fluid sample for lab test to diagnose meningitis

    Meningitis

    Meningitis is swelling of the tissue around your brain and spinal cord. There are two common types of meningitis: viral…

  • doctor checking lymph nodes of a patient

    Mononucleosis

    Mononucleosis is a contagious illness caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. The virus can be found in saliva, mucus, and other…

  • Mumps

    Learn about mumps and how it can be prevented.

  • Nightmares and Night Terrors

    Learn about nightmares and night terrors in children.

  • kids breakfast of oatmeal layered with fruit and nuts so it looks like an owl

    Nutrition Tips for Kids

    Eating healthy begins at a young age. Consider these tips for your young children.

  • A photo of a troubled teen meeting with his psychologist

    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 one of the most common causes of knee pain in young children and athletes. It can affect…

  • 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…

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