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  • Dialysis for Kids

    Have you ever heard the word dialysis and wondered what it was? Find out in this article just for kids.

  • Managing Home Health Care for Parents

    When kids need intensive health care after they're discharged from the hospital, it's important that family and caregivers learn about the devices, equipment, and support they'll need.

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) for Teens

    An MRI is a painless test that produces detailed pictures of the body's organs and structures. This article for teens explains how it works and why you might need one.

  • Word! MRI for Kids

    MRI machines take detailed pictures of the insides of people's bodies to help doctors learn what's wrong when there's a problem.

  • CAT Scan: Head for Parents

    A head CAT scan is a painless test that uses a special X-ray machine to take pictures of a patient's brain, skull, and sinuses, as well as blood vessels in the head. It might be done to check for any number of conditions.

  • CAT Scan: Chest for Parents

    A chest CAT scan is a painless test that uses a special X-ray machine to take black-and-white pictures of a patient's lungs, heart, blood vessels, airway passages, ribs and lymph nodes.

  • Hemodialysis for Teens

    Hemodialysis is the type of kidney dialysis that doctors use most to take over the kidneys' job of filtering the blood. Find out more in this article for teens.

  • Strength Training for Teens

    Is working out with weights safe for teens? The best way to build muscle tone and definition is to combine aerobic and flexibility exercises with the right kind of strength training.

  • CAT Scan: Neck for Parents

    A neck CAT scan can detect signs of disease in the throat and surrounding areas. Doctors may order one to detect abscesses, birth defects, cysts, or tumors.

  • CAT Scan: Abdomen for Parents

    An abdominal CAT scan can detect inflammation, infection, injury or disease in the liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, stomach, bowel, pancreas, adrenal glands, blood vessels, and lymph nodes.