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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  • Autism

    Autism is a brain disorder that affects social, behavioral, and communication skills. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of…

  • Babesiosis

    Babesiosis is an infection of the red blood cells. It’s caused by a parasite carried by deer ticks. It can…

  • Backpack Safety

    Heavy backpacks can put strain on childrens' shoulders and back. Learn the safe backpack weight, proper wear and tips for…

  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    Bacterial, or infective, endocarditis (BE) occurs in the valves and inner lining of your heart. Learn about the risk factors…

  • Being a Single Parent

    Being a single parent can be challenging, but also very rewarding. There are things you can do so you don’t…

  • Body Image (Children and Teens)

    Children's opinions of their bodies form at a very young age. Research suggests that children as young as 3 years…

  • Body Piercing

    Body piercing is when a hole is made in your skin so you can add a piece of jewelry for…

  • Boys and Puberty

    Puberty in boys typically occurs between the ages of 9 and 16 and will be a time of change, both…

  • Bronchiolitis

    Bronchiolitis is a common lung infection in infants and young children. It is often caused by a virus. Symptoms can…

  • Caffeine and Kids

    In children, caffeine can raise blood pressure and interfere with sleep. It can make children less aware of being tired…

  • Cancer

    Cancer is a collection of many diseases that all involve the growth of abnormal cells. There are many different types…

  • Canker Sores

    Learn about canker sores and how to treat them.

  • Central Precocious Puberty

    Central precocious puberty is a type of early onset puberty in girls younger than 8 and boys younger than…

  • Cerebral Palsy

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

  • Chickenpox

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

  • Chickenpox Vaccine

    The chickenpox vaccine is given to young children to prevent chickenpox, a highly contagious disease caused by a virus.

  • Child Safety: Keeping Medicines Out of Reach

    Medicines or vitamins taken the wrong way can be harmful to children. Keep your medicines out of reach and sight…

  • 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.

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

    Information about how healthy eating and regularly exercising can help your child maintain a healthy weight.