First Aid: Stomachaches for Parents
Stomachaches are common in childhood, and often caused by gas, constipation or viruses. Find out when a stomachache requires a trip to the doctor.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome for Teens
Some teens get stomachaches and diarrhea often. Read about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a common intestinal disorder that affects the colon.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) for Parents
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common intestinal problem that can cause cramps, gas, bloating, diarrhea, and constipation. Certain foods can trigger these problems. So can anxiety, stress, and infections.
Nutritional Needs for Kids With Cancer for Parents
Eating as well as possible and staying hydrated can help kids undergoing cancer treatment keep up their strength and deal with side effects. These tips can help.
Antegrade Continence Enema (ACE) for Parents
An antegrade continence enema, or ACE, is a different way to give an enema. Enemas can help someone poop if they become constipated or have another problem moving their bowels.
Ureteral Stent for Parents
A ureteral stent is a small plastic tube placed inside the ureter to help pee pass from a kidney into the bladder.
Word! Irritable Bowel Syndrome for Kids
Irritable bowel syndrome happens when the muscles in the large intestine have trouble doing their job.
Fiber for Parents
Many appetizing foods are also good sources of fiber - from fruits to whole-grain cereals. Here are ways to help kids get more fiber in their everyday diets.
Can I Feed My Baby Honey? for Parents
Find out what the experts have to say.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome for Kids
Having irritable bowel syndrome can make a kid feel awful. The good news is that kids can take steps to feel better.