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  • Strokes for Teens


    Strokes are more common in older adults, but teens can have one too. This "brain attack" happens when blood flow to the brain stops, even for a second.

  • Strokes for Parents


    This "brain attack" happens when blood flow to the brain stops, even for a second. Often, kids who have a stroke can learn to use their arms and legs and speak again through brain retraining.

  • Heart Disease for Kids


    Heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease, mainly affects older people. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Diseases & Conditions for Kids


    What are some common health problems for older people? Find out about some of them.

  • Memory Matters for Kids


    You have memories, but how do they form and stay in your brain? Find out in this article for kids.

  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) for Parents


    The foramen ovale is a normal opening between the upper two chambers of an unborn baby’s heart. It usually closes soon after the baby’s birth — when it doesn't, it's called a patent foramen ovale.

  • Health Problems of Grown-Ups for Kids


    Just like kids, grown-ups have health concerns, too. If you have questions about your parent, grandparent, or any other person getting older, this area is for you!

  • Safety Tips: Swimming and Diving for Teens


    To keep things as safe as possible for swimming and diving season, follow these tips.

  • Cholesterol for Parents


    Most parents probably don't think about what cholesterol means for their kids. But high cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease, which has its roots in childhood.

  • What Is a Coma? for Kids


    A coma can be difficult to understand, especially because it may look like the person is just sleeping. Find out what a coma is and how people recover from them.