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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  • Signs of Childhood Sexual Abuse

    Any sexual activity involving a child is sexual abuse and has long-term effects. Learn how to recognize signs of abuse…

  • Sleepwalking

    Learn about the causes of and ways to deal with sleepwalking.

  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

    Slipped capital femoral epiphysis is a hip problem. It starts if the growing end of the thigh bone slips from…

  • Sore Throat

    Learn what may be causing your sore throat, and what you can do about it.

  • Speech and Language Delay

    Every child develops at his or her own pace. But if your child doesn’t talk as much as most children…

  • Sports and Exercise at Every Age

    It is important to exercise no matter what age you are. A lifelong exercise program is the surest way to…

  • Strabismus

    Learn about the causes of and treatments for strabismus, or cross-eyes.

  • Strep Throat

    Strep throat is an infection caused by bacteria. It is called “strep” because the bacteria that causes the infection is…

  • Stuttering

    Stuttering is a problem commonly associated with childhood, but, for some people, it can last a lifetime.

  • Sty

    A sty is a painful, red bump that forms on the edge of your eyelid. It’s usually not serious and…

  • Talking to Your Kids About Sex

    Talking to your child about sex can feel awkward, but it’s an important conversation to have early and often.

  • Talking to Your Kids About Virginity

    Making the choice to stay a virgin is a big commitment. It affects your physical, emotional, spiritual, and social well…

  • Teen Suicide

    Teen suicide is when a child ends his or her life. However, not all suicide attempts end in death. In…

  • Teenage Pregnancy and Birth Control Access

    Many teenage pregnancies are unplanned. But there are many types of birth control options that can help prevent them.

  • Teenagers and Headaches

    Nearly 75% of children have reported having a significant headache by age 15. Some are easily treated, while others indicate…

  • Teenagers: How to Stay Healthy

    Developing healthy habits when you’re a teenager will help you as you grow into an adult. Learn tips for staying…

  • Teens and Alcohol

    Underage drinking can occur in any family. It’s important to talk to your child frequently, and at a young age,…

  • Teens and Stress: Who Has Time For It?

    Stress is a normal reaction for people of all ages. It’s caused by your body’s instinct to protect itself from…

  • Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

    Teeth grinding, also called bruxism, is the conscious or unconscious grinding of teeth that happens most often in children.

  • Testicular Torsion

    Testicular torsion is when a testicle becomes twisted, restricting its blood supply. If not treated quickly, the testicle can become…