Eardrum Injuries for Parents
A "popped" eardrum is more than just painful - it can sometimes lead to hearing loss. Learn about eardrum injuries and how to prevent them.
Word! Insulin for Kids
If someone has diabetes, he or she has trouble with a hormone called insulin.
Digestive System for Parents
The digestive process starts even before the first bite of food. Find out more about the digestive system and how our bodies break down and absorb the food we eat.
What Is Cancer? for Kids
When kids get cancer, it can often be treated and cured. Find out more in this article for kids.
Your Brain & Nervous System for Kids
Your brain is the boss of your body and runs the whole show. Learn more in this article for kids.
Teacher's Guide: Endocrine System (Grades 9 to 12) for Educators
What's Hearing Loss? for Kids
Hearing loss happens when there is a problem with the ear, nerves connected to the ear, or the part of the brain that controls hearing. Someone who has hearing loss may be able to hear some sounds or nothing at all. To learn more, read this article for kids.
Brain and Nervous System for Parents
The brain controls everything we do, and is often likened to the central computer within a vast, complicated communication network, working at lightning speed.
Your Tongue for Kids
Your tongue: You taste with it, talk with it, and sometimes even stick it out! Find out more in this article for kids.
Chronic Hoarseness for Parents
Misuse of the vocal cords — caused by such things as repetitive screaming, yelling, or using the voice in an unnatural way — can lead to chronic hoarseness. Learn how to get the voice back into perfect pitch.