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  • When Being Overweight Is a Health Problem for Teens


    A couple of pounds of extra body fat are not a health risk for most people. But when people are severely overweight, it can cause health problems.

  • Delayed Puberty for Parents


    Puberty usually begins in girls 8-14, and in boys 9-15. If kids pass this normal age range without showing any signs of body changes, it's called delayed puberty.

  • Weight & Eating Problems - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Info on common eating disorders and ways to reach and maintain a healthy weight.

  • Body Piercing for Teens


    Wondering whether you should pierce one of your precious parts? Read about what to expect.

  • Delayed Puberty for Teens


    Concerned about your growth or development? Puberty can be delayed for several reasons. Luckily, doctors usually can help teens with delayed puberty to develop more normally.

  • Problems With Food & Exercise for Teens


    Food and exercise are good for us, but can sometimes backfire. Find out how to get back on track from a variety of mishaps, from ankle sprains to stomachaches.

  • Eating Disorders for Teens


    Eating disorders are so common in America that 1 or 2 out of every 100 students will struggle with one. Find out more.

  • What Is Collagen? for Parents


    Collagen is a protein in the body that helps make bones strong.

  • Body Basics for Teens: Diabetes for Teens


    Learn about the body systems that play a role in diabetes.

  • Preventing Premature Birth - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Babies who are born premature - before 37 weeks of pregnancy - can have health problems that last their whole lives. Learn ways to prevent early labor and have a healthy pregnancy.