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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  • Febrile Seizures

    Febrile seizures are seizures (convulsions) in young children caused by a fever above 102°F (38.9°C).

  • Female Athlete Triad

    The female athlete triad is a disorder that can affect women’s eating habits, menstrual cycles, and bone mass.

  • 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…

  • First Aid Kit When Your Kid Starts Sports

    Sports injuries are common with all sports. Be prepared by packing a first aid kit when your child starts playing…

  • Flat Feet

    Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatment of flat feet, a condition in which one or both feet don’t have…

  • For Parents: Eating Disorders in Teens

    Eating disorders often develop during the teenage years or in early adulthood. They are more common among teenage girls but…

  • For Parents: What to Expect When Your Child Goes Through Puberty

    Puberty is when a young person starts to become sexually mature. Learn about the first signs of puberty, sexual development,…

  • Gastroparesis

    Gastroparesis is a disorder that happens when your stomach muscles don’t work properly. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and…

  • Genital Warts

    Learn about genital warts, how they are transmitted and how they are treated.

  • Giardiasis

    Giardiasis is an infection of the small intestine caused by a parasite. It is one of the top causes of…

  • Girls and Puberty

    Puberty in girls can start as early as age 9 and will include many physical and emotional changes.

  • Growing Up Healthy: The Importance of Starting Good Nutrition Early

    Good eating habits should start early in a child’s life so they can grow up healthy.

  • Gun Safety

    Children are naturally curious and like to explore. If there is a gun in your home, hiding it is not…

  • Gynecomastia

    Learn about gynecomastia (breasts in males), including causes and forms of treatment.

  • H1N1 Influenza

    H1N1 influenza (swine flu) is an infection caused by a virus. Lower your risk by getting the flu vaccine and…

  • Halitosis

    Learn about what causes halitosis and what you can do to prevent it.

  • Hammer Toe

    Learn about the causes, treatment and prevention of hammer toe, a condition that can cause joint pain and corns, blisters…

  • Head Lice

    Head lice are small wingless insects (bugs) that can get on your hair and scalp. They feed on very small…

  • Healthy Habits for TV, Video Games, and the Internet

    Limiting kids’ screen time and building healthy habits for TV, video games, and the internet is essential for lifelong…