Hip Pointer for Teens
Most hip pointer injuries can be easily treated and heal in their own time. Find out what to do in this article for teens.
Casts for Kids
Some injuries will heal best if a cast is used. Find out how they work and how to take care of them in this article for kids.
Scoliosis for Teens
Scoliosis makes a person’s spine curve from side to side. Large curves can cause health problems like pain or breathing trouble. Health care providers treat scoliosis with back braces or surgery when needed.
Casts for Teens
This article for teens has tips on taking care of a cast so it keeps working as it should.
Beta Thalassemia for Parents
Beta thalassemia is a blood disorder in which the body has a problem producing beta globin, a component of hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that transports oxygen throughout the body.
Kyphosis for Teens
Your spine, or backbone, normally curves forward gently as it runs up your back. Sometimes, though, someone's back can be rounded too far forward, which is a condition known as kyphosis.
Proximal Biceps Tendonitis for Teens
In teens, biceps tendonitis is usually an overuse injury that causes tendons in the upper arm to be swollen or irritated. Most cases heal on their own if you follow a few guidelines from your doctor.
What Is Cancer? for Kids
When kids get cancer, it can often be treated and cured. Find out more in this article for kids.
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Guillain-Barré Syndrome for Parents
Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is a rare medical condition that affects the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord. Luckily, most people who get GBS recover.