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  • Tuberculosis for Parents


    Tuberculosis (TB) is making a comeback in the United States today. Find out who's at risk, what to watch for, and how doctors treat TB.

  • Lungs & Respiratory System for Teens


    This section has information on health problems that can affect a person's lungs and breathing.

  • Lung & Respiratory Infections for Parents


    Learn about conditions that can affect breathing.

  • Ulcerative Colitis for Parents


    Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that happens only in the colon. It causes the inner lining of the colon to get red and swollen with sores called ulcers.

  • 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.

  • Bacteria & Viruses for Teens


    Common bacterial & viral infections.

  • The Danger of Antibiotic Overuse for Parents


    Taking antibiotics too often or for the wrong reason has led to a dangerous rise in bacteria that no longer respond to medicine. Find out what you can do to prevent antibiotic overuse.

  • Ulcerative Colitis for Teens


    Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that happens only in the colon. It causes the inner lining of the colon to get red and swollen with sores called ulcers.

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease for Parents


    Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) refers to two chronic diseases that cause intestinal inflammation: ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Although they have features in common, there are some important differences.

  • Crohn's Disease for Teens


    Crohn's disease is a condition that causes parts of the intestine (bowel) to get red and swollen. It can be challenging to deal with, but many teens find that they're able to feel well and have few symptoms for long periods of time.