Encouraging a Healthy Body Image for Parents
A healthy and positive body image means liking your body, appreciating it, and feeling grateful for its qualities and capabilities. Parents can help kids develop a healthy body image.
Your Child's Weight for Parents
"What's the right weight for my child?" is one of the most common questions parents have. It seems like a simple one, but it's not always easy to answer.
Weight Loss Surgery for Parents
When diet and exercise aren't enough to help shed stubborn pounds, weight loss surgery may be an option for teens who are very overweight.
Endocrine System for Parents
The glands of the endocrine system and the hormones they release affect almost every cell, organ, and function of our bodies.
Effects of Cancer Treatment on Fertility for Parents
While some cancer treatments have little to no effect on reproductive health, others are more likely cause temporary or permanent infertility.
Female Reproductive System for Parents
Learning about the female reproductive system, what it does, and the problems that can affect it can help you better understand your daughter's reproductive health.
Scheuermann's Kyphosis for Parents
Scheuermann's kyphosis is a condition affecting the upper back that makes it rounded so it looks hunched over.
Blood Test: Luteinizing Hormone (LH) for Parents
A luteinizing hormone (LH) test measures the level of this hormone in the bloodstream. LH plays an important role in sexual development.
Turner Syndrome for Parents
Girls with Turner syndrome, a genetic condition, usually are shorter than average and infertile due to early loss of ovarian function. Early diagnosis and treatments can help most of them.
Diabetes Control: Why It's Important for Parents
You've probably heard your child's doctor talk a lot about diabetes control. What is it and why is it important?