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  • Skin, Hair, and Nails for Parents

    Our skin protects the network of tissues, muscles, bones, nerves, blood vessels, and everything else inside our bodies. Hair and nails are actually modified types of skin.

  • Your Skin for Kids

    No matter how you think of it, your skin is very important. It covers and protects everything inside your body.

  • Skin Problem: Psoriasis for Kids

    Psoriasis causes red, flaky skin. Find out more about this chronic skin condition.

  • Tips for Taking Care of Your Skin for Teens

    Sometimes it may seem like your skin is impossible to manage, especially when you find a huge zit on your nose or a cold sore at the corner of your mouth. Here are ways to prevent and treat common skin problems.

  • Skin Stuff for Teens

    From acne to tattoos, here's where you can get the facts on all things skin related.

  • It Looks Like There's Dirt on My Skin That Won't Wash Off. What's Going On? for Teens

    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Eczema for Teens

    Eczema is a common skin problem among teens. If you have eczema, read this article to find out more about it and how you can deal with the skin stress.

  • Sun Safety for Parents

    By teaching kids how to enjoy fun in the sun safely, parents can reduce their risk for developing skin cancer.

  • Vitiligo for Parents

    While vitiligo might make your child self-conscious, this skin condition is not medically dangerous. Kids with vitiligo are as healthy as other kids.

  • Staph Infections for Parents

    When skin is punctured or broken for any reason, staph bacteria can enter the wound and cause an infection. But good hygiene can prevent many staph infections. Learn more.