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  • Growth Problems for Teens


    In most cases, teens who are small are just physically maturing a bit more slowly than their friends. Occasionally, though, there's a medical reason why some kids and teens stop growing. Find out about growth problems and how doctors can help.

  • Growth and Your 13- to 18-Year-Old for Parents


    Kids entering puberty will undergo many changes in their developing bodies. Find out more about what to expect.

  • Endocrine System for Teens


    The endocrine system influences almost every cell, organ, and function of our bodies. It is instrumental in regulating mood, growth and development, metabolism, and sexual function, among other things.

  • Body Mass Index (BMI) for Teens


    One of the biggest questions guys and girls have as they grow and develop is whether they're the right weight. One place to start is by learning about body mass index, or BMI.

  • Delayed Puberty for Teens


    Concerned about your growth or development? Puberty can be delayed for several reasons. Luckily, doctors usually can help teens with delayed puberty to develop more normally.

  • Delayed Puberty for Parents


    Puberty usually begins in girls 8-14, and in boys 9-15. If kids pass this normal age range without showing any signs of body changes, it's called delayed puberty.

  • Does Touching a Girl's Breasts Make Them Grow? for Teens


    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Body for Teens


    From growing up to getting braces, popping pimples to catching some ZZZs, this section gives you the basics on your changing body - from head to toe.

  • Everything You Wanted to Know About Puberty for Teens


    Voice cracking? Clothes don't fit? Puberty can be a confusing time, but learning about it doesn't have to be. Read all about it.

  • Your Child's Weight for Parents


    "What's the right weight for my child?" is one of the most common questions parents have. It seems like a simple one, but it's not always easy to answer.