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  • What You Need to Know About Drugs: Ecstasy

    Ecstasy is a dangerous drug that can cause hallucinations. Read more about this drug in our article just for kids.

  • Word! Urine

    The kidneys remove waste from the blood and make urine, also called pee.

  • Word! Urinary Tract Infection

    A urinary tract infection happens when any part of your urinary system (kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra) gets infected.

  • E. Coli

    E. coli is a common type of bacteria that can make you pretty sick. Read more in this article for kids.

  • How the Body Works Scavenger Hunt

    It's your body, so why not be an expert on it? You'll find the answers to all of these questions in the How the Body Works section. Happy hunting!

  • When Blood Sugar Is Too High

    Too much glucose in the blood can be unhealthy. Learn more about what to do when blood sugar is too high in this article for kids.

  • OK, let's talk about all the medical and health terms that begin ...

    OK, let's talk about all the medical and health terms that begin with "K."

  • Strep Throat

    Strep throat gives you a sore throat and makes it hard to swallow. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Diabetes Control: Why It's Important

    Keeping blood sugar levels under control can help keep you healthy and prevent health problems from happening down the road. Find out more.

  • Growth Disorders

    Everyone grows and matures differently. Usually, this is totally normal. A growth disorder, however, means that a kid has abnormal growth - for example, growing a lot slower or a lot faster than other kids the same age.

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