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  • All About Genetics for Parents


    Read the basics about genetics, including how certain illnesses, or increased risks for certain illnesses, pass from generation to generation.

  • Leukemia for Parents


    Leukemia refers to cancers of the white blood cells. With the proper treatment, the outlook for kids with leukemia is quite good.

  • Genetic, Chromosomal & Metabolic Conditions for Teens


    This section has information on health problems that are passed down through families.

  • Factsheets - Nemours KidsHealth for Educators


    These Factsheets explain the basics about health conditions that can affect learning in the classroom.

  • Tourette Syndrome for Kids


    Tourette syndrome is a condition that causes tics -- movements or sounds that are repeated over and over. Learn more about Tourette syndrome in this article for kids.

  • Flat Head Syndrome (Positional Plagiocephaly) for Parents


    Babies can develop a flat spot on the back of their heads, usually from sleeping in the same position too long. Alternating your baby's sleep position and providing lots of "tummy time" can help.

  • Omphalocele for Parents


    A baby born with an omphalocele has an opening where the umbilical cord goes into the belly. Some openings close on their own, but many need treatment, including surgery.

  • Prenatal Test: Multiple Marker Test for Parents


    The multiple marker test is a blood test done to screen for neural tube defects and chromosomal disorders.

  • When Your Baby Has a Birth Defect for Parents


    If your child has a birth defect, you don't have to go it alone - many people and resources are available to help you.

  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner's Knee) for Teens


    Patellofemoral pain syndrome (or runner's knee) is the most common overuse injury among runners, but it can also happen to other athletes who do activities that require a lot of knee bending.