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  • Cardiomyopathy for Parents


    Cardiomyopathy is when the heart muscle becomes weak and enlarged, which makes it difficult to pump blood through the body. There’s usually no cure for the condition in children, but it can be treated.

  • Cholera for Parents


    While cholera isn't common in the U.S., it can be a health threat elsewhere. Learn about cholera and how to prevent it.

  • Cholera for Teens


    Cholera is an intestinal infection that mostly affects people in tropical regions. Find out more about cholera in this article for teens.

  • Heart and Circulatory System for Teens


    The heart and circulatory system (also called the cardiovascular system) make up the network that delivers blood to the body's tissues.

  • Ventricular Septal Defect for Teens


    Ventricular septal defect, or VSD, is a heart condition that a few teens can have. Find out what it is, how it happens, and what doctors do to correct it.

  • Heart and Circulatory System for Parents


    The heart and circulatory system are our body's lifeline, delivering blood to the body's tissues. Brush up on your ticker with this body basics article.

  • Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) for Parents


    Ventricular septal defect (VSD) — also known as a "hole in the heart" — is a congenital heart defect. Most VSDs are diagnosed and treated successfully.

  • Diseases & Conditions for Teens


    From asthma to ulcers, this section is loaded with articles about diseases and conditions that can affect teens. Look here for health information and resources for yourself or someone you care about.

  • Diseases & Conditions - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Looking for information about a chronic childhood condition or disease? Read about asthma, allergies, cancer, diabetes, heart murmurs, sleep disorders, and much more.