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  • 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.

  • I'm Not Ready for Sex But I'm Feeling Pressured. Should I Give In? for Teens


    Find out what the experts have to say.