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  • What Is Skin Testing for Allergies? for Parents


    A scratch or skin prick test is a common way doctors find out more about a person's allergies.

  • Should I Fight a Bully? for Teens


    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Nasopharyngoscopy for Parents


    A nasopharyngoscopy is an exam doctors do to view the back of the throat.

  • Drugs: What Parents Need to Know for Parents


    Knowing what drugs are out there, what they can do, and how they can affect someone is the first step in raising drug-free kids.

  • Dehydration for Teens


    Dehydration is when the amount of water in the body has dropped too low. Read about what causes dehydration, what it does to your body, and how to prevent it.

  • Lactose Intolerance for Parents


    Many kids have lactose intolerance - trouble digesting lactose, the main sugar in milk and milk products - which can cause cramps, diarrhea, and gas.

  • Osteochondritis Dissecans for Parents


    Osteochondritis dissecans is when a piece of bone and the attached cartilage break down and become loose. If it heals completely, kids who have it usually don't have any long-lasting problems.

  • Giving Opioid Prescription Pain Medicine: What Parents Need to Know for Parents


    If your child’s health care provider prescribed a prescription pain medicine that contains an opioid, you probably have many questions about how to use it safely. Get answers here.

  • Drugs: What to Know for Teens


    It's not hard to find drugs, and sometimes it may seem like everyone's doing them or wanting you to do them. But there are downsides (and dangers) to taking drugs.

  • Taking Prescription Opioid Pain Medicines Safely for Teens


    Opioids are very good at controlling pain, but there are risks to taking them. If you've been prescribed a medicine that contains an opioid, find out how to use it safely.