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Klinefelter Syndrome

Boys with this condition have an extra "X" chromosome that prevents them from developing normally during puberty. But hormone treatments, counseling, and other therapies can help boys develop more masculine traits and build their self-esteem.
2016-06-20

A to Z: Klinefelter Syndrome

Learn about genetic disorders and conditions that can affect social and sexual development.
2016-06-20

Can Chronic Ear Infections Cause Long-Term Hearing Loss?

Find out what the experts have to say.
2016-06-20

What Happens When a Doctor Removes Earwax?

Find out what the experts have to say.
2016-06-20

Take this quiz about your teeth.
2016-06-20

Your Teeth

There's much more to a tooth than meets the eye. This article for kids gives you the inside story.
2016-06-20

What's an Adam's Apple?

Where's your Adam's apple? Do you even have one? Find out in this article for kids.
2016-06-20

Asthma Texting Program (Disclaimer)

This product was made possible by Grant 1C1CMS331017 from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The contents of this program are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Department of Health & Human Services or any of its agencies.
2016-06-17

A to Z: Constipation

Constipation -- having fewer and harder bowel movements (poops) than usual -- is rarely due to a serious condition.
2016-06-17

Klinefelter Syndrome

This genetic condition only affects guys and is also called "XXY." It can affect a guy's ability to learn and his sexual development, but doctors can treat it. Find out more.
2016-06-17

Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Pertussis is characterized by severe coughing spells that end in a whooping sound when the person breathes in. It can be prevented with the pertussis vaccine, part of the DTaP immunization.
2016-06-17

The Basics of Braces

Does your child need braces? Find out when braces are necessary, what's involved in caring for them, and how to find low-cost orthodontic care in your area.
2016-06-16

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