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How the Body Works (for Kids)

Details: Heart & Circulatory System. The heart is one strong muscle. Take a look at how it pumps blood around your body. How the Digestive System Works from KidsHealth Videos on Vimeo. How the Digestive System Works. Play. Pause. Play. LIVE.

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About TeensHealth (for Teens)

Details: Nemours Children's Health is committed to transforming the health of children by going beyond medicine to improve the health of the world in which every child lives. We founded KidsHealth.org and TeensHealth.org in 1995. We aim to give you the tools and confidence to make the best health

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) (for Parents)

Details: What Is Coronavirus (COVID-19)? At the end of 2019, a new type of coronavirus began making people sick with flu-like symptoms. The illness is called coronavirus disease-19 — COVID-19, for short. The virus spreads easily and has affected people all over the world. When a disease affects many people

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Warts (for Parents)

Details: Usually found on fingers, hands, knees, and elbows, a common wart is a small, hard bump that's dome-shaped and usually grayish-brown. It has a rough surface that may look like the head of a cauliflower, with black dots inside. Flat warts. These are about the size of a pinhead, are smoother than other kinds of warts, and have flat tops.

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Your Hair (for Kids)

Details: When you think of your hair, you probably think of the hair on your head. But there's hair on almost every part of your body. (Places that don't have hair include the lips, the palms of the hands, and the soles of the feet.) Some of the hair on your body is easy to see, like your eyebrows and the

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Laryngomalacia (for Parents)

Details: Laryngomalacia is a common cause of noisy breathing in infants. It happens when a baby's larynx (or voice box) is soft and floppy. When the baby takes a breath, the part of the larynx above the vocal cords falls in and temporarily blocks the baby's airway. Laryngomalacia (luh-ring-oh-muh-LAY-shuh) usually gets better on its own by the time a

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Finding Respite Care for Your Child With Special Needs

Details: The ARCH National Respite Network or your state's Family to Family Health Information Center or state Family Voices chapter might be able to put you in touch with this program. Some members of the military qualify for respite care as part of the childcare benefit. For example, the Navy's Exceptional Family Member Program grants 40 hours of

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Infecciones del tracto urinario (para Adolecentes

Details: Cada vez que Tracy iba al baño sentía ardor. A veces sentía unas ganas intensas de ir al baño, pero cuando iba sólo podía orinar un poquito. Aunque sabía que algo no estaba bien, le daba mucha vergüenza decírselo a alguien.

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Type 1 Diabetes: What Is It

Details: Glucose stays in the blood, which makes the blood sugar level very high and causes health problems. To fix the problem, someone with type 1 diabetes needs to take insulin through regular shots or an insulin pump. Type 2 diabetes is different from type 1 diabetes. In type 2 diabetes, the pancreas still makes insulin, but the insulin doesn't work

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Pityriasis Rosea (for Parents)

Details: Pityriasis rosea (pit-ih-RYE-uh-sis ROE-zee-uh) is a harmless temporary skin condition that's common in older kids and teens. This pink or gray scaly skin rash can last for 4 to 8 weeks — or, sometimes, months. The rash usually starts with one big patch on the chest, abdomen, thighs, or …

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Grades 9 to 12: Personal Health Series

Details: Media Literacy and Health Teacher's Guide; Handout: What's the Truth? Handout: The Power of Advertising; Peer Pressure Teacher's Guide; Handout: Let's Be Positive; Handout: Influential Words; Quiz; Quiz: Answer Key; Self-Esteem Teacher's Guide; Handout: Self-Esteem Hotline; Quiz; Quiz: Answer Key; Safety.

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- KidsHealth in the Classroom

Details: KidsHealth in the Classroom offers educators free health-related lesson plans for PreK through 12th grade. Each Teacher's Guide includes discussion questions, classroom activities and extensions, printable handouts, and quizzes and answer keys all aligned to National Health Education Standards.

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (for Parents)

Details: But if a child has other health conditions or more serious symptoms, the doctor might want to make a specific RSV diagnosis. In that case, the virus is identified by testing nasal fluids. The sample is collected either with a cotton swab or by suction through a bulb syringe.

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Roseola (for Parents)

Details: Roseola (roe-zee-OH-lah) is a viral illness that most commonly affects young kids between 6 months and 2 years old. It's also known as sixth disease, exanthem subitum, and roseola infantum. It is usually marked by several days of high fever, followed by a distinctive rash just as the fever breaks.

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Fifth Disease (for Parents)

Details: Fifth disease causes a distinctive red rash on the face that makes a child appear to have a "slapped cheek." A few days later, the rash spreads down to the trunk, arms, and legs. It usually lasts 1 to 3 weeks. In older kids and adults, fifth disease can cause joint swelling and pain that can last from weeks to months and, very rarely, years.

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Sever's Disease (for Parents)

Details: Sever's disease is a swelling and irritation of the growth plate in the heel. The growth plate is a layer of cartilage near the end of a bone where most of the bone's growth happens. It is weaker and more at risk for injury than the rest of the bone. With proper management, Sever's disease usually goes away within a few months and doesn't cause

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Coxsackievirus Infections (for Parents)

Details: Coxsackievirus can produce a wide variety of symptoms. About half of all kids with an infection have no symptoms. Others suddenly get a high fever, headache, and muscle aches, and some also develop a sore throat, abdominal discomfort, or nausea. A child with a coxsackievirus infection may simply feel hot but have no other symptoms.

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Health Information

Details: KidsHealth is the #1 most-trusted source for physician-reviewed information and advice on children's health and parenting issues. For parents, kids, teens, and educators, in English and in Spanish.

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Styes (for Parents)

Details: As health problems go, a stye is usually just a minor annoyance and rarely cause vision problems. If your child gets one, you probably can treat it at home. What Are Styes? A stye is a red, sometimes painful bump on the eyelid, caused by a backed-up oil gland at the eyelid’s edge.

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Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (for Parents)

Details: Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a genetic condition that causes benign tumors in and under the skin, often with bone, hormone, and other problems. Learn more about how it's diagnosed and treated.

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Molluscum Contagiosum (for Parents)

Details: Molluscum contagiosum is a skin rash caused by a virus . The rash has small clear or flesh-colored bumps. The bumps can spread from one part of the body to another or from person to person. For most kids, the rash goes away on its own in 6–12 months, but can take longer. Molluscum contagiosum (mol-US-kum kon-tay-jee-OH-sum), or molluscum for

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Headaches (for Parents)

Details: Headaches are thought to be caused by changes in chemicals, nerves, or blood vessels in the area. These changes send pain messages to the brain and bring on a headache. Most headaches are related to: infections (such as ear infections, viruses like the flu …

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Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (for Parents)

Details: Hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFM) is a common viral infection that causes painful red blisters in the mouth and throat, and on the hands, feet, and diaper area. HFM is contagious and easily spreads to others through contact with unwashed hands, feces (poop), saliva (spit), mucus from the nose, or fluid from the blisters.

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Parents (for Parents)

Details: A simple blood test lets doctors find out if a baby has one of several health problems so that treatment can start right away if needed. Find out more. What are lymphatic malformations? A lymphatic malformation is a clump of lymph vessels. These growths aren't cancerous, but they often need treatment because they can press on other body parts

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Impetigo (for Parents)

Details: Non-bullous or crusted impetigo is most common. It begins as tiny blisters that eventually burst and leave small wet patches of red skin that may weep fluid. Gradually, a yellowish-brown or tan crust covers the area, making it look like it has been coated with honey or brown sugar. Bullous impetigo causes larger fluid-containing blisters that

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Strabismus (for Parents)

Details: Strabismus is when eyes don't line up or when one or both eyes wander. The eyes may turn: When eyes don't line up together, the straight or straighter eye becomes dominant. The vision strength (acuity) of this eye stays normal because the eye and its connection to the brain are working as they should. The misaligned or weaker eye, though, doesn

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Chiari I Malformation (for Parents)

Details: Chiari I malformation (key-AR-ee mal-fore-MAY-shun) is when the cerebellum — the part of the brain that controls coordination and muscle movement — pushes down through the hole in the bottom of the skull. This hole is called the foramen (fer-AY-men) magnum. Usually just the spinal cord passes through the foramen magnum.

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Grades 6 to 8: Personal Health Series

Details: Handout: Fitness Island. Quiz. Quiz: Answer Key. Poster, with NBA FIT: Get Stronger (color) Poster, with NBA FIT: Reach Higher (color) Poster, with NBA FIT: Run Faster (color) Infographic: Kids Can Help Parents Get Healthier (color) Safe and Healthy Summer. Teacher's Guide.

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Intussusception (for Parents)

Details: Intussusception (in-tuh-suh-SEP-shun) happens when one part of the bowel slides into the next, much like the pieces of a telescope. When this "telescoping" happens: The flow of fluids and food through the bowel can get blocked. The intestine can swell and bleed. The blood supply to the affected part of the intestine can get cut off.

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Drugs: What Parents Need to Know (for Parents

Details: Few parents ever imagine that their child will grow up to do drugs, but drug usage among kids and teens is a stark reality. Drugs are everywhere — from big cities to small towns — and are used by people of all ages, races, and economic means. Knowing what drugs are available, what they can do

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Hypoglycemia (for Parents)

Details: The diabetes health care team will find a child's target blood sugar levels based on things like the child's age, ability to recognize hypoglycemia symptoms, and the goals of the diabetes treatment plan. Causes of Low Blood Sugar Levels. Low blood sugar levels are fairly common in people with diabetes.

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Giving Teens a Voice in Health Care Decisions (for Parents

Details: Listen. en españolDar voz a los adolescentes en las decisiones relacionadas con el cuidado de su salud. You've been responsible for most — if not all — of the decisions about your child's health care. But if you have teens or preteens, now's the time to start including them in health care decisions and let them take a more active role in

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Adenovirus (for Parents)

Details: Adenovirus can cause a cough that sounds like whooping cough (pertussis). Gastroenteritis is an infection of the stomach and intestines. Symptoms include diarrhea, vomiting, belly pain, and fever. Bladder infections: These can cause frequent peeing, burning, pain, and blood in …

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) (for Teens

Details: Gastroesophageal reflux (GER), also called reflux, is when food and acid from the stomach go back up into the esophagus. This causes an uncomfortable feeling in the chest, often called heartburn. With GER, reflux happens after nearly every meal and causes noticeable discomfort. After eating, people with GER feel a burning sensation in the chest

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Pregnancy Precautions: FAQs (for Parents)

Details: Health experts say that X-rays are most likely safe during pregnancy. Most diagnostic X-rays emit much less than 5 rads, which is the limit of what the FDA suggests a pregnant woman should be exposed to. Different imaging studies use different amounts of radiation and the direction of the X-ray beam also affects the possible exposure to the fetus.

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Ringworm (for Parents)

Details: Ringworm is a type of fungal skin infection. Fungi (the plural of fungus) are microscopic plant-like organisms that thrive in damp, warm environments. They're usually not dangerous, but sometimes can cause disease. When they infect the skin, they cause mild but annoying rashes. Fungal skin infections are also known as tinea infections.

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Iron (for Parents)

Details: Infants ages 7–12 months need 11 milligrams of iron a day. Toddlers ages 1–3 years need 7 milligrams of iron each day. Kids ages 4–8 years need 10 milligrams while older kids ages 9–13 years need 8 milligrams. Teen boys should get 11 milligrams of iron a day and teen girls should get 15 milligrams. (Adolescence is a time of rapid growth

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Telehealth (for Parents)

Details: Telehealth is changing health care. Find out how things like video doctor visits can benefit you and your family. Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is committed to having the healthiest kids in the nation.That's why we provide resources to help you make informed decisions about your children's health.

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Flat Head Syndrome (Positional Plagiocephaly) (for Parents

Details: Flat head syndrome usually happens when a baby sleeps with the head turned to the same side during first months of life. This causes a flat spot, either on one side or the back of the head. Flat head syndrome is also called positional plagiocephaly (pu-ZI-shu-nul play-jee-oh-SEF-uh-lee).

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