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  • Blood Test: Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) for Teens


    This test measures the speed at which red blood cells fall to the bottom of an upright glass test tube. Find out why doctors do it and what's involved for teens.

  • Bad Breath for Kids


    How does your breath smell? Find out how to keep it smelling sweet in this article for kids.

  • Blood Test: Complete Blood Count for Teens


    This common blood test helps doctors gather information about a person's blood cells and how they're working. Find out why doctors do this test and what's involved for teens.

  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) for Teens


    A good, stable connection at your hip joint is what lets you walk, run, make that jump shot, and shake it on the dance floor. But in some teens – particularly those who are obese – the hip joint is weakened by slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE).

  • Managing Your Medical Care for Teens


    This page has advice on how to get involved in taking charge of your health and choosing the right health care providers.

  • Words to Know (Cancer Glossary) for Kids


    Check out our cancer glossary for lots of easy-to-read definitions.

  • Food Poisoning for Teens


    The germs that get into food and cause food poisoning are tiny, but can have a powerful effect on the body. Find out what to do if you get food poisoning - and how to prevent it.

  • Diabetes Basics for Teens for Teens


    Diabetes can seem complicated at first. This section has the information you need to understand the condition.

  • Cancer Center for Teens for Teens


    Visit our Cancer Center for information and advice on treating and coping with cancer.

  • Managing Your Medical Care for Teens


    Your parents won't be running your life forever. This center tells you what you need to know about taking charge of your own medical care.