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  • Dictionary: Blood Pressure for Parents


    Blood pressure is a measurement that tells how hard the heart is pumping to move blood through the blood vessels.

  • Heart & Blood Vessels for Parents


    Learn about conditions that may affect the heart and circulatory system.

  • 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.

  • Word! B for Kids


    Check out the medical and health words that start with B.

  • Single Ventricle Defects for Parents


    Usually, a heart has two working ventricles (pumping chambers). Having a single ventricle means that only one of the two ventricles works well enough to pump blood.

  • Aortic Aneurysm for Parents


    An aortic aneurysm is weak spot in the large artery that carries blood from the heart (the aorta). Kids who have one need regular checkups and care to prevent emergencies.

  • 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.

  • Diseases & Conditions 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.

  • Double Outlet Right Ventricle (DORV) for Parents


    Double outlet right ventricle (DORV) is a heart defect where the aorta connects to the heart in the wrong place.

  • Kids' Medical Dictionary for Kids


    Symptoms, inhaler, tonsillectomy - what do all those medical words mean? Check out our virtual glossary for lots of easy-to-read definitions.