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  • Tetanus for Teens


    Tetanus is a bacterial infection that grows in a contaminated wound. Because it can be serious, it's important to get immunized. Find out more.

  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy for Parents


    Becker muscular dystrophy is a genetic disorder that gradually makes the body's muscles weaker and smaller. It causes less severe problems than the most common type of MD, Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

  • Cardiomyopathy for Parents


    Cardiomyopathy is when the heart muscle becomes weak and enlarged, which makes it difficult to pump blood through the body. There’s usually no cure for the condition in children, but it can be treated.

  • Tetanus for Parents


    Tetanus (also called lockjaw) is a preventable disease that affects the muscles and nerves, usually due to a contaminated wound.

  • Backpack Basics for Teens


    Backpacks help you to stay organized. They're also better for carrying school supplies than messenger or other shoulder bags. But can they cause health problems?

  • Polio for Parents


    Polio is a contagious disease that can be prevented with vaccination.

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) for Parents


    Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a condition that causes muscle weakness and atrophy. There's no cure, but therapy and other treatments can help most people who have SMA.

  • Boys and Puberty for Kids


    On the way to becoming a man, a boy's body will go through a lot of changes, including your body growing bigger, your voice changing, and hair sprouting everywhere. Find out more.

  • Headaches for Kids


    Lots of kids have headaches from time to time. Find out more about headaches in this article for kids.

  • Tummy Time for Parents


    Tummy time helps babies strengthen their neck and shoulder muscles and prepare them for crawling. Here's how to do it.