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  • Figuring Out Health News for Teens


    News reports on health and medicine can be confusing —and sometimes downright scary. How do you know what is important and accurate?

  • Talking to Your Child About Drugs for Parents


    Just as you inoculate your kids against illnesses like measles, you can help "immunize" them against drug use by giving them the facts now.

  • Is a Clinical Trial Right for Your Child? for Parents


    Deciding to enroll your child in a clinical study will depend on its potential benefits and risks, as well as your child's particular illness. Learn more.

  • Giving Opioid Prescription Pain Medicine: What Parents Need to Know for Parents


    If your child’s health care provider prescribed a prescription pain medicine that contains an opioid, you probably have many questions about how to use it safely. Get answers here.

  • Getting Rid of Old Medicines for Teens


    Medicines can cause problems if they get into the water supply or the wrong hands. Find out how to dispose of old or unused meds safely in this article for teens.

  • Precision Medicine for Parents


    Precision medicine is a new way to treat and prevent illnesses. It uses the differences in a person's genes, environment, and lifestyle to customize care.

  • Memory Matters for Kids


    You have memories, but how do they form and stay in your brain? Find out in this article for kids.

  • Electronic Health Records for Parents


    Many health institutions digitally store their patients' health information. Learn about electronic health records (EHRs) and how they can improve health care.

  • Taking Prescription Opioid Pain Medicines Safely for Teens


    Opioids are very good at controlling pain, but there are risks to taking them. If you've been prescribed a medicine that contains an opioid, find out how to use it safely.

  • Pharmacogenomics for Parents


    Pharmacogenomics is the science of understanding the role of genes in determining the response a person may have when given a drug.