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  • Figuring Out Health News for Teens


    News reports on health and medicine can be confusing —and sometimes downright scary. How do you know what is important and accurate?

  • How to Talk to Your Child About the News for Parents


    News from the TV, radio, and the Internet is often educational. But when stories are about violence or other disturbing topics, parents can find it hard to explain to kids. Here are some guidelines.

  • How Can I Find a New Doctor for My Child? for Parents


    Find out what the experts say.

  • Things to Expect When Your Mom Is Pregnant for Kids


    Kids have lots of different feelings when they learn that a new brother or sister is on the way. Find out more in this article.

  • How Do I Switch Doctors? for Teens


    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Your Medical Records for Teens


    Each time you hop up on a doctor's exam table, somebody makes a note in your medical records. There may come a time when you need your medical information, so find out how to get it and how it's protected.

  • Transitioning Your Medical Care: Sickle Cell Disease for Teens


    At a certain point, you'll no longer be able to see your childhood doctor. Here are tips for teens on making a smooth switch to adult sickle cell care.

  • Choosing Your Own Doctor for Teens


    You deserve medical care from someone who helps you feel comfortable and understood. Get tips on finding the best doctor for you.

  • When Your Child Outgrows Pediatric Care for Parents


    Help your teen or young adult make the transition from pediatric health care to adult health care. Get tips on finding a new doctor and getting health insurance.

  • Medical Issues in Adoption for Parents


    Considering adoption? Here are some things to know about the health and medical care of an adopted child, before, during, and after the adoption.