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Physical activity: Find out the daily guidelines for children up to age 17.

Asthma: Read about diagnosing and living with this long-term condition.

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Sports nutrition

Find out what athletes of all abilities should eat and drink before, during and after sports and exercise.


Ptosis is a condition that causes the eyelid to appear droopy. Read how ptosis can affect your child and how to care for your child after eye surgery.

Fingernail infection

A fingernail infection occurs when bacteria enter the skin around the nail. Learn how to treat infections quickly and prevent them from returning.

Pressure ulcers

Pressure ulcers result from constant pressure on the skin. This page explains how they are caused and how they can be prevented and treated.

Stan Lee explains how to learn to live with whatever makes you different.

Kids Talk About Bullying: Hear what children think of bullying and how to stop it.

Puberty: Let the Monster Mythblasters teach your child how their body will change.

How the Body Works: Kidneys and bladder


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