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  • 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?