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  • Acanthosis Nigricans for Parents


    Acanthosis nigricans (AN) is a condition that causes the skin to thicken and darken in places. AN is not harmful or contagious, but can be a sign of certain other medical conditions.

  • Acanthosis Nigricans for Teens


    Acanthosis nigricans, or AN, is a darkening and thickening of the skin that can be a sign of certain other medical conditions. Find out more.

  • Skin Infections & Rashes for Parents


    Common illnesses that affect the skin.

  • Skin, Hair & Nails for Teens


    This section has information on health problems that can affect a person's skin, hair, and nails.

  • Skin Stuff for Teens


    From acne to tattoos, here's where you can get the facts on all things skin related.

  • Overweight and Obesity for Teens


    In this section, you'll find information on some common health concerns that go with being overweight. You'll also find tips on what teens can do to manage their weight in a healthy way.

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) for Teens


    In polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the ovaries produce higher than normal amounts of certain hormones, which can interfere with egg development and release. Learn how doctors diagnose and treat PCOS.

  • Type 2 Diabetes: What Is It? for Parents


    Learning what you can about type 2 diabetes will let you help your child manage and live with the disease. Here are the basics.

  • Type 2 Diabetes: What Is It? for Teens


    Teens with type 2 diabetes have to pay close attention to what they eat and do.

  • Metabolic Syndrome for Parents


    Metabolic syndrome is a group of health problems that put kids at risk for heart disease and diabetes. With lifestyle changes, however, many kids are able to improve their health and reduce their risk of disease.