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  • Stitches for Kids


    Most kids need stitches at one time or another to help a cut heal properly. Read this article to learn all about stitches and what they do.

  • When Does a Cut Need Stitches? for Parents


    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Wound Healing and Care for Teens


    How well a wound heals depends on where it is on the body and what caused it – as well as how well someone cares for the wound at home. Find out what to do in this article for teens.

  • Wound Healing and Care for Parents


    How well a wound heals depends on where it is on the body and what caused it. Good home care is an important part of healing.

  • Word! Anesthesia for Kids


    Anesthesia is medicine that doctors give to make people feel comfortable when they're having surgery, stitches, or other things that might be painful.

  • Cuts, Scratches, and Scrapes for Teens


    Most small cuts, scrapes, or abrasions heal on their own. Here are tips for teens on how to treat cuts at home - and when to get medical help.

  • Word! Suture for Kids


    This is the string that doctors use to sew things together.

  • What's Cauliflower Ear? for Kids


    Have you ever seen someone whose ear looks bumpy and lumpy? It could be cauliflower ear! Find out more in this article for kids.

  • People, Places & Things That Help for Kids


    Sometimes you need help to stay healthy! Learn about the emergency room, read what a dentist does, see why stitches are super, and more.

  • Cleft Palate With Cleft Lip for Parents


    A cleft palate with a cleft lip is when a baby's lip and palate (roof of mouth) don't form properly during pregnancy. Most kids with cleft lip and palate are treated successfully with no lasting problems.