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.
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.
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.
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.
Poison Ivy for Kids
Poison ivy can give you a nasty rash. Find out more about it - and the other plants that can make you itch - in 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.
Find out when and why your child needs to get this vaccine.
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?
Epilepsy for Kids
It comes from a Greek word meaning "to hold or seize," and seizures are what happen to people with epilepsy. Learn more about epilepsy in this article written just for kids.