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  • Looking at Your Newborn: What's Normal for Parents


    When you first meet your newborn, you may be surprised by what you see. Here's what to expect.

  • Plastic Surgery for Teens


    Lots of images may come to mind when you think of plastic surgery. This special type of surgery involves a person's appearance and ability to function.

  • Fifth Disease for Parents


    Especially common in kids between the ages of 5 and 15, fifth disease is a viral illness that produces a distinctive red rash on the face, body, arms, and legs.

  • Cellulite for Teens


    Cellulite is the lumpy look ("cottage cheese") commonly found on the thighs, stomach, and butt. It's due to collections of fat that push against the connective tissue beneath the skin.

  • Definition: Ketones for Teens


    When fats are broken down for energy, chemicals called ketones appear in the blood and urine.

  • Definition: Ketones for Parents


    When fats are broken down for energy, chemicals called ketones appear in the blood and urine.

  • Hemangiomas for Parents


    A hemangioma is a growth of tangled blood vessels. Most hemangiomas grow larger for several months, then shrink slowly. Some will require treatment.

  • Pityriasis Rosea for Teens


    Pityriasis rosea is a pink or gray skin rash that's common in teens and young adults. It may itch, but it's harmless. Find out what to do about it in this article for teens.

  • Pityriasis Rosea for Parents


    This harmless rash often forms a telltale "Christmas tree" pattern on the back that makes it easy to identify.

  • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis for Parents


    In juvenile idiopathic arthritis (also called juvenile rheumatoid arthritis)), a person can develop swollen, warm, and painful joints. Learn more.