Health and Safety Conditions and Illness

AFA Teens

Alzheimer's Foundation of America offers support and advice to teens who are facing Alzheimer's within their family; includes FAQ and coping strategies and ideas for how to spend loving time with the patient.

All About Mad Cow Disease

Tells what it is, how cows get sick, if people or pets can get it, and what laws protect animals and humans.

Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)

Information for teens covers what it is, hearing difficulties, listening environment, diagnosis, treatment, and seeking medical help.

Friends: The National Association of Young People Who Stutter

Contains personal stories and articles by young people who stutter as well as advice, support information and sections for parents.

Headaches

Provides description, types, causes, and symptoms. Covers migraines, vision problems, tension, and head injuries.

Infections

Provides articles about infections with information about how they're spread, signs and symptoms, when to go to the doctor, and if they can be prevented.

Kids Health: Indigestion

Serves a definition of the disorder plus methods for prevention.

Kids Health: Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS)

Describes what it is, how the disease is diagnosed, and how it is treated. Includes audio.

Kids Quest on Disability and Health

Provides quick facts for kids on ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, hearing loss, blindness and mobility problems.

KidsHealth - Swimmer's Ear

Details of this painful type of ear infection, which often affects swimmers. Offers symptoms and treatment details.

Marfan Syndrome

Information from TeensHealth looks at what it is, causes, symptoms, how it is diagnosed, what happens without treatment, and what life is like with this condition.

Measles

Tells what it is, how it feels, how kids get it, what to do to feel better, and how to avoid getting it.

Preteen and Teen Vaccines

Discusses vaccines for teens and tweens, with which ones are needed, and what to expect from vaccinations.

Rubella

Details include what it is, how it spreads, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, other health problems, and the importance of immunization.

Scurvy Isn't Cool!

Offers teen risk factors, causes, symptoms, historical information, and quotes from teens. Includes pictures of common symptoms.

Transplant Kids

Database dedicated to organ transplants with compilation of stories from transplant families.

What Is Marfan Syndrome?

Children's Heart Institute offers illustrated article, with effects on the skeleton, eyes, causes, risks, management, and surgery.

Your Genes, Your Health

Information on disorders including fragile x syndrome, marfan syndrome, hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, sickle cell disease, and more.

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