Q&A for Parents
Our medical experts answer some common - and not so common - questions from readers about parenting, diseases and conditions, the human body, and raising happy and healthy kids.
Word! Insulin for Kids
If someone has diabetes, he or she has trouble with a hormone called insulin.
What Is Cancer? for Kids
When kids get cancer, it can often be treated and cured. Find out more in this article for kids.
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.
Intussusception for Parents
Intussusception is the most common cause of bowel blockages in very young children. Quick treatment can help them recover without lasting problems.
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.
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.
Toxoplasmosis for Parents
Toxoplasmosis is an infection that passes from animals to humans, sometimes without causing any symptoms. Learn more about this infection in this article for parents.
Does Eating Turkey Make Me Sleepy? for Kids
After that second helping of Thanksgiving dinner, you feel a little sleepy. Could turkey be to blame? Find out in this article for kids!
Talking to the Pharmacist for Parents
If your child is sick, you'll probably have many questions to ask your doctor. But have you made a list of questions and concerns to share with your pharmacist?