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  • MyPlate Food Guide for Parents


    The USDA's food guide icon is designed to make meal planning easy. Here's how to get MyPlate onto your table.

  • Blood Test: IGF Binding Protein-3 (IGFBP-3) for Parents


    The main reason doctors order the IGF binding protein-3 (IGFBP3) test is to see if a person is producing a normal amount of human growth hormone.

  • Milk Allergy in Infants for Parents


    Almost all infants are fussy at times. But some are very fussy because they have an allergy to the protein in cow's milk, which is the basis for most commercial baby formulas.

  • What Is a Gene? for Kids


    Why does one kid have green eyes while another kid's eyes are brown? It's all in the genes! Find out how genes work, what happens when there are problems with genes, and more.

  • Beta Thalassemia for Parents


    Beta thalassemia is a blood disorder in which the body has a problem producing beta globin, a component of hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that transports oxygen throughout the body.

  • Words to Know (Cancer Glossary) for Kids


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

  • Words to Know (Cancer Glossary) for Teens


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

  • Words to Know (Cancer Glossary) for Parents


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

  • Milk Allergy for Teens


    Milk is in all kinds of foods, even things like baked goods. So what should a person who's allergic to milk do?

  • Rh Incompatibility During Pregnancy for Parents


    If you just found out you're pregnant, one of the first tests you should expect is a blood-type test. This basic test determines your blood type and Rh factor, which may play an important role in your baby's health.

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