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.