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  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) for Parents

    Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is a shift at the upper part of the thighbone, or femur, that results in a weakened hip joint. Fortunately, when caught early, most cases of SCFE can be treated successfully.

  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) for Teens

    A good, stable connection at your hip joint is what lets you walk, run, make that jump shot, and shake it on the dance floor. But in some teens – particularly those who are obese – the hip joint is weakened by slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE).

  • Health Problems of Being Overweight for Teens

    Lots of people think that being overweight is an appearance issue. But being overweight can impact a person's entire quality of life, affecting things like emotions, energy, and sleep.

  • Bones, Muscles & Joints for Teens

    This section has information on conditions like scoliosis and injuries like ACL tears and broken bones.

  • Bones & Muscles for Parents

    Info on breaks, sprains, tears, and other problems that can affect the bones and muscles.

  • When Being Overweight Is a Health Problem for Teens

    A couple of pounds of extra body fat are not a health risk for most people. But when people are severely overweight, it can cause health problems.

  • Overweight for Teens

    Find out what doctors mean when they say someone is overweight or obese, and why it matters to your health.

  • Managing Your Weight for Teens

    Has your doctor told you to lose weight? Click here for ideas on nutrition, fitness, and staying motivated. We've also got weight management tools designed just for teens.

  • Diseases & Conditions for Teens

    From asthma to ulcers, this section is loaded with articles about diseases and conditions that can affect teens. Look here for health information and resources for yourself or someone you care about.

  • Diseases & Conditions for Parents

    Looking for information about a chronic childhood condition or disease? Read about asthma, allergies, cancer, diabetes, heart murmurs, sleep disorders, and much more.