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  • First Aid: Chest Pains for Parents


    Chest pain can be caused by many things, but it is rarely a sign of heart trouble in children. Here's what to do about it.

  • Lungs and Respiratory System for Teens


    Each day you breathe about 20,000 times. Find out more about the lungs and breathing process.

  • Lungs and Respiratory System for Parents


    By the time we're 70 years old, we will have taken at least 600 million breaths. All of this breathing couldn't happen without the respiratory system.

  • Halo-Gravity Traction for Parents


    Halo-gravity traction is a way to pull the head and spine upward. Doctors use it to treat curvature of the spine and to prepare kids for spinal fusion surgery.

  • Retinopathy of Prematurity for Parents


    Retinopathy of prematurity, which can happen in premature babies, causes abnormal blood vessel growth in the retina. Some children will need surgery to prevent vision loss or blindness.

  • Lyme Disease for Teens


    Lyme disease can be treated if it's caught early. Find out what causes it, how it's treated, and how to prevent it.

  • Lyme Disease for Parents


    Lyme disease can affect the skin, joints, nervous system, and other organ systems. If diagnosed quickly and treated with antibiotics, Lyme disease in kids is almost always treatable.

  • Bones, Muscles, and Joints for Parents


    Without bones, muscles, and joints, we couldn't stand, walk, run, or even sit. The musculoskeletal system supports our bodies, protects our organs from injury, and enables movement.

  • Bones, Muscles, and Joints for Teens


    Our bones, muscles, and joints form our musculoskeletal system and enable us to do everyday physical activities.

  • Your Child's Checkup: 9 Months for Parents


    Find out what this doctor's visit will involve and what your baby might be doing by 9 months old.