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  • What Is Collagen? for Parents

    Collagen is a protein in the body that helps make bones strong.

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta (Brittle Bone Disease) for Parents

    Osteogenesis imperfecta (or brittle bone disease) prevents the body from building strong bones. People with OI have bones that might break easily.

  • 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.

  • Skin, Hair, and Nails for Parents

    Our skin protects the network of tissues, muscles, bones, nerves, blood vessels, and everything else inside our bodies. Hair and nails are actually modified types of skin.

  • What Are Wrinkles? for Kids

    Wrinkles! Everyone eventually gets at least a few. Find out why in this article for kids.

  • Body Basics - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents

    What you need to know about the body's organs and major systems.

  • When Does a Cut Need Stitches? for Parents

    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Scars for Kids

    You may be young, but you probably already have a scar or two. But why did you get them? How can you prevent them? Find out in this article written just for kids!

  • 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.

  • Your Kid's Body - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents

    Advice on common conditions and ways to keep kids healthy.