Figuring Out Food Labels for Kids
The food label on a food package is a lot like the table of contents in a book - it tells you exactly what the food contains. Read our article for kids for more about food labels.
MyPlate Food Guide for Teens
MyPlate is designed to help people make smart food choices. Its different food groups are a reminder of what – and how much – we should put on our plates to stay healthy.
MyPlate Food Guide for Kids
MyPlate is designed to make it easier to understand healthy eating.
What's Blood? for Kids
It swirls through your veins and arteries, but what is it really? Find out about blood in this article for kids.
Cystic Fibrosis for Kids
Cystic fibrosis affects the lungs and makes it hard to breathe. Find out more in this article for kids.
Figuring Out Fat and Calories for Teens
From all you hear, you'd think fat and calories are really bad for you, but we all need a certain amount of them in our diets. Find out the truth about fat and calories.
Blood Test: IGF Binding Protein-3 (IGFBP-3) for Parents
The main reason doctors order the IGF binding protein-3 (IGFBP3) test is to see if a person is producing a normal amount of human growth hormone.
Nephrotic Syndrome for Parents
Nephrotic syndrome happens when tiny filtering units in the kidneys stop working properly. This can cause weight gain and other symptoms. Most kids eventually outgrow it.
Urine Test: Protein for Parents
The urine protein test is most commonly used to screen for kidney disease and also can help monitor kidney function.
What Is a Gene? for Kids
Why does one kid have green eyes while another kid's eyes are brown? It's all in the genes! Find out how genes work, what happens when there are problems with genes, and more.