A to Z: Benign Joint Hypermobility Syndrome for Parents
Learn about inherited disorders and conditions that can affect the joints and connective tissues.
Dealing With a Health Condition for Teens
If you suffer from a chronic illness, you know it can be anything but fun. But you can become better informed and more involved in your care. Here are tips to help you deal.
Crohn's Disease for Parents
Crohn's disease is a chronic condition that causes parts of the bowel to get red and swollen. The goal of treatment is to relieve symptoms, prevent other problems, and avoid flare-ups.
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) for Parents
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) happens when the autonomic nervous system — which controls things like heart rate, blood pressure, and breathing — doesn't work as it should.
A to Z: Polymyositis for Parents
Polymyositis is an uncommon disease that causes muscle weakness, pain, and inflammation. It usually affects adults.
Giardiasis for Parents
Giardiasis, one of the chief causes of diarrhea in the United States, is an intestinal illness caused by a microscopic parasite.
A to Z: Q Fever for Parents
Learn more about this bacterial infection that can be transmitted from animals to humans.
Cellulitis for Teens
Cellulitis is a skin infection that involves areas of tissue just below the skin's surface. It can affect any part of the body, but it's most common on exposed areas, such as the face, arms, or lower legs.
A to Z: Bronchitis for Parents
Bronchitis (say: bron-kye-tis) is an inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes, the airways that connect the trachea (windpipe) to the lungs.
Hives (Urticaria) for Teens
Hives cause raised red bumps or welts on the skin. They're pretty common and usually not serious. Find out what to do about hives in this article for teens.