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  • Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome) for Parents


    Abusive head trauma is the leading cause of death in child abuse cases in the United States. It happens when someone shakes an infant.

  • Your Bones for Kids


    Where would you be without your bones? Learn more about the skeletal system in this article for kids.

  • What's a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine? for Parents


    You might be surprised to learn that not all physicians have the letters MD after their names. Some have the letters DO (doctor of osteopathy).

  • How the Body Works Scavenger Hunt for Kids


    It's your body, so why not be an expert on it? You'll find the answers to all of these questions in the How the Body Works section. Happy hunting!

  • Galactosemia for Parents


    Some babies are born with the metabolic disorder glactosemia. They must drink soy-based formula instead of breast milk or a cow's milk-based formula.

  • Imperforate Anus for Parents


    In an imperforate anus, the anal sphincter (a group of muscles in the anus that controls the release of poop) usually forms in the right place but without the normal opening.

  • Limb Deformities for Parents


    Kids with limb deformities have differences in the way their arms or legs are shaped. Some don't need treatment, For those that do, doctors have different options.

  • Quiz: Bones, Muscles, and Joints (Grades 9 to 12) for Educators


    This quiz is part of the Teacher's Guide on Bones, Muscles, and Joints for grades 9 to 12.

  • Sinusitis for Parents


    Sinus infections, or sinusitis, are common and easily treated.

  • Achilles Tendonitis for Teens


    If the tendon just above your heel becomes swollen or irritated due to overuse, it can lead to a painful condition called Achilles tendonitis. Find out how to treat it - and prevent it.