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  • My Friend Has Cancer. How Can I Help? for Teens


    It's hard to know how to respond when someone you love — someone your own age — is diagnosed with cancer. Here are some thoughts on dealing with feelings and helping your friend.

  • Word! Anorexia Nervosa for Kids


    Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that makes people very afraid of gaining weight.

  • Preparing Your Child for Visits to the Doctor for Parents


    When kids know they're "going to the doctor," many become worried about the visit. Here's how to help them.

  • Dogs and Preventing Dog Bites for Kids


    Are you a little afraid of dogs? Some kids are, so find out how you can make friends with dogs and avoid dog bites.

  • Nightmares for Parents


    Nightmares aren't totally preventable, but parents can help kids feel better when they have one and ease their transition back to sleep.

  • What to Do if You Can't Sleep for Kids


    Are you having trouble sleeping? Find out how to get your ZZZZZs.

  • When It's Just You After School for Kids


    Are you home alone after school? If so, find out how to stay safe and keep busy until mom or dad comes home.

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Steven's Story (Video) for Teens


    Steven was diagnosed with SMA when he was 3. Here's a look at his life today and why he says, "When someone tells you you can't do something, don't be afraid to try something new."

  • Blood Test: Somatomedin C (IGF-1) for Parents


    A somatomedin C test usually is ordered to check for pituitary gland disorder and abnormalities in growth hormones production.

  • Sleep and Your Preschooler for Parents


    Preschoolers sleep about 10 to 13 hours during each 24-hour period, and it's important to help them develop good habits for getting to sleep.

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