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  • Balance Disorders for Parents


    Most kids stumble and fall from time to time, but a child who continually loses his or her balance might have a balance disorder.

  • Ototoxicity (Ear Poisoning) for Parents


    Ototoxicity is when a person develops hearing or balance problems. Learn about this side effect of taking certain medicines.

  • Ear Injuries for Parents


    Ear injuries not only can affect a child's hearing, but sense of balance too. That's because our ears also help keep us steady on our feet.

  • Teacher's Guide: Energy Balance (Grades 9 to 12) for Educators


    Energy balance is the relationship between the amount of calories people consume and the amount they burn. The activities in this Teacher's Guide will help students understand what they can do to "balance" their energy.

  • Carbohydrates and Diabetes for Teens


    If you have diabetes, your doctor may have recommended keeping track of how many carbohydrates (carbs) you eat. But what exactly are carbs and how do they affect your blood sugar?

  • Handout: Energy Balance (Grades 9 to 12) for Educators


    This handout is part of the Teacher's Guide on Energy Balance for grades 9 to 12.

  • Your Kidneys for Kids


    You need at least one kidney to live. Find out why in this article for kids.

  • Carbohydrates and Diabetes for Parents


    Meal plans can help kids with diabetes balance carbs with medications and exercise to maintain healthy blood sugar levels.

  • Balancing Academics and Serious Illness for Parents


    When your child has a serious or chronic illness, it's hard to think beyond the next treatment. But with planning and communication, you can help your child balance treatment and academics.

  • Ears for Parents


    Hearing may be the ears' main job, but it's not all they do. Learn all about the ears in this Body Basics article.