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A to Z: Pectus Carinatum

Learn more about pectus carinatum, commonly called pigeon chest.
2016-09-19

How the Body Works Main Page

The human body is an amazing machine. Learn more about it through movies, quizzes, articles, and more.
2016-09-19

Transgender People

People who are transgender feel like they're living inside a body that's all wrong for them. Here are the facts about what it means to be transgender.
2016-09-19

Transgender People

People who are transgender feel like they're living inside a body that's all wrong for them. Find out what it means to be transgender in this article for teens.
2016-09-19

Words to Know (Cancer Glossary)

Check out our virtual cancer glossary for lots of easy-to-read definitions.
2016-09-19

Nut and Peanut Allergy

A growing number of kids are allergic to nuts and peanuts. Find out more about this problem and how allergic kids can stay healthy.
2016-09-19

Nut and Peanut Allergy

Peanuts are one of the most common allergy-causing foods, and they often find their way into things you wouldn't imagine. Learn the facts on living with a nut or peanut allergy.
2016-09-19

Nut and Peanut Allergy

If your child is allergic to nuts or peanuts, it's essential to learn what foods might contain them and how to avoid them.
2016-09-19

Expert Reviewers

All of the information in our articles is reviewed by an expert team of medical professionals assembled by KidsHealth before appearing on our site.
2016-09-19

From your sniffing nose to your wiggling toes, these 18 movies explain how the body works!
2016-09-19

How to Perform a Testicular Self-Examination

The testicular self-examination (TSE) is an easy way for guys to check their own testicles to make sure there aren't any unusual lumps or bumps - which are usually the first sign of testicular cancer.
2016-09-19

Hernias

A hernia is an opening or weakness in the wall of a muscle, tissue, or membrane that normally holds an organ in place. Learning to prevent hernias isn't hard to do - check out these tips.
2016-09-19

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