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  • Spina Bifida Occulta for Parents


    In spina bifida occulta, a baby is born with a gap in the spine's bones, but the spinal cord and its covering do not push through it.

  • 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.

  • Aspiration and Biopsy: Bone Marrow for Parents


    A bone marrow aspiration and biopsy are performed to examine bone marrow, the spongy liquid part of the bone where blood cells are made.

  • Bones, Muscles, and Joints for Teens


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

  • Thrombocytopenia for Teens


    Thrombocytopenia is when someone has too few platelets in their bloodstream. Many things can cause it and most can be treated.

  • 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.

  • Words to Know (Cancer Glossary) for Kids


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

  • Bow Legs (Genu Varum) for Parents


    Bow legs is when the legs curve outward at the knees while the feet and ankles touch. Infants and toddlers often have bow legs. It's rarely serious and usually goes away on its own.

  • Thrombocytopenia for Parents


    Thrombocytopenia is when someone has too few platelets in their bloodstream. Many things can cause it and most can be treated.