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  • Turner Syndrome for Teens


    Turner syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects about 1 in every 2,500 girls. Learn more about the condition and how doctors treat it.

  • Testicular Cancer for Parents


    Testicular cancer is uncommon in boys. Most cases are in young and middle-aged men. It responds well to treatment, especially when it’s found early.

  • Turner Syndrome for Parents


    Girls with Turner syndrome, a genetic condition, usually are shorter than average and infertile due to early loss of ovarian function. Early diagnosis and treatments can help most of them.

  • Long-Term Complications of Diabetes for Teens


    Thinking about your diabetes a little bit now — and taking some steps to prevent problems — can make things easier down the road.

  • Blood Test: Dehydroepiandrosterone-Sulfate (DHEA-S) for Parents


    Doctors may order a DHEA-S test if boys or girls show signs of sexual development earlier than expected. It can rule out certain diseases of the testes or ovaries, or help diagnose damage or disease of the pituitary gland.

  • Your Child's Weight for Parents


    "What's the right weight for my child?" is one of the most common questions parents have. It seems like a simple one, but it's not always easy to answer.

  • Growth Charts for Parents


    Doctors use growth charts to figure out whether kids' height and weight measurements are "normal" and whether they're developing on track. Here are some facts about growth charts.

  • What's the Right Weight for My Height? for Teens


    One of the biggest questions guys and girls have is whether they're the right weight. Because the body is growing and changing so much during adolescence, it can be tough to answer this question.

  • Long-Term Complications of Diabetes for Parents


    Long-term health problems associated with diabetes can affect many areas of the body. So it's important to know about these complications and help prevent them.

  • When Should Kids Start Using Deodorant? for Parents


    Find out what the experts have to say.