Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) for Parents
When someone has hypertension (high blood pressure), the heart has to pump harder and the arteries are under more strain as they carry blood.
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) for Teens
High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is more common in adults, but it can happen at any age. Learn what it is and how to treat it.
Dealing With Peer Pressure for Kids
Did you ever feel like another kid was trying to get you to do something you didn't want to do? If so, you've felt peer pressure. Find out more in this article for kids.
Peer Pressure for Teens
Responding to peer pressure is part of human nature — but some people are more likely to give in, and others are better able to resist and stand their ground. Find out how to make the right choices for you.
Word! Blood Pressure for Kids
When you go to the doctor, a nurse might put a band around part of your arm and pump air into the band, blowing it up like a balloon.
Flying and Your Child's Ears for Parents
That weird ear-popping sensation is a normal part of air travel. Here's how to help equalize the air pressure in your child's ears to prevent or decrease ear pain.
Coarctation of the Aorta for Parents
Coarctation of the aorta (COA) is a narrowing of the aorta, the major blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart to the body.
Metabolic Syndrome for Teens
Metabolic syndrome is a signal that someone could be on the road to serious health problems. Find out more in this article for teens.
Coarctation of the Aorta for Teens
When someone has coarctation of the aorta, that person's aorta (the major blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart to the body) is narrowed at some point.
Find out what the experts have to say.