Brain and Nervous System for Teens
If the brain is a central computer that controls all the functions of the body, then the nervous system is like a network that relays messages back and forth to different parts of the body. Find out how they work in this Body Basics article.
Brain and Nervous System for Parents
The brain controls everything we do, and is often likened to the central computer within a vast, complicated communication network, working at lightning speed.
Quiz: Brain & Nervous System for Kids
Take this quiz about your brain and nervous system, the system that controls everything you do.
Brain Tumors for Parents
Brain tumors are the second most common group of childhood cancers. Treatment requires a very specialized plan involving a team of medical specialists.
Brain and Nervous System Cancers for Parents
These cancers are the most common type of cancer in children. When discovered early, they often can be cured.
Movie: Brain & Nervous System for Kids
Watch this movie about your nervous system, starring your brain.
Your Brain & Nervous System for Kids
Your brain is the boss of your body and runs the whole show. Learn more in this article for kids.
Strokes for Teens
Strokes are more common in older adults, but teens can have one too. This "brain attack" happens when blood flow to the brain stops, even for a second.
Epilepsy Surgery for Parents
Epilepsy surgery is an operation done on the brain to reduce or stop seizures.
Strokes for Parents
This "brain attack" happens when blood flow to the brain stops, even for a second. Often, kids who have a stroke can learn to use their arms and legs and speak again through brain retraining.