Acanthosis Nigricans for Teens
Acanthosis nigricans is a darkening and thickening of the skin that can be a sign of other medical conditions. Find out more.
Acanthosis Nigricans for Parents
Acanthosis nigricans (AN) is a condition that causes the skin to thicken and darken in places. AN is not harmful or contagious, but can be a sign of certain other medical conditions.
Health Problems of Being Overweight for Teens
Lots of people think that being overweight is an appearance issue. But being overweight can impact a person's entire quality of life, affecting things like emotions, energy, and sleep.
Metabolic Syndrome for Parents
Metabolic syndrome is a group of health problems that put kids at risk for heart disease and diabetes. With lifestyle changes, many kids improve their health and reduce their risk of disease.
Insulin Resistance for Parents
Insulin resistance happens when the body does not respond properly to insulin. It can can raise a child's risk for type 2 diabetes and other health problems.
Metabolic Syndrome for Teens
Metabolic syndrome is a signal that someone could be on the road to serious health problems. Find out more in this article for teens.
Skin, Hair & Nails for Teens
This section has information on health problems that can affect a person's skin, hair, and nails.
Skin Stuff for Teens
From acne to tattoos, here's where you can get the facts on all things skin related.
Skin Infections & Rashes - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Common illnesses that affect the skin.
Learn about health conditions like diabetes.