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  • Leukemia for Parents


    Leukemia refers to cancers of the white blood cells. With the proper treatment, the outlook for kids with leukemia is quite good.

  • Medical Tests & Procedures for Teens


    Learn about some common medical tests and procedures - how they work and why people need them - in these articles and videos for teens.

  • Doctors & Hospitals for Parents


    Doctor and hospital visits, tests, surgery, insurance paperwork, and medicines: let us help you take some confusion out of the process.

  • Meningitis for Teens


    You may be wondering what the deal is with meningitis because you've heard frightening stuff about meningitis outbreaks in the news.

  • Syphilis for Parents


    Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Early treatment can cure it and prevent long-term problems.

  • Encephalitis for Teens


    Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain. Although encephalitis sounds scary, understanding its causes, symptoms, and treatment can help you feel prepared to deal with it if you ever need to.

  • Syphilis for Teens


    Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Early treatment can cure it and prevent long-term problems.

  • Sepsis for Parents


    Sepsis is a serious infection usually caused when bacteria make toxins that cause the immune system to attack the body's own organs and tissues.

  • Words to Know (Cancer Glossary) for Parents


    Check out our cancer glossary for lots of easy-to-read definitions.

  • Words to Know (Cancer Glossary) for Teens


    Check out our cancer glossary for lots of easy-to-read definitions.