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  • Preparing Your Child for Visits to the Doctor for Parents


    When kids know they're "going to the doctor," many become worried about the visit. Here's how to help them.

  • Laryngoscopy for Parents


    Laryngoscopy, a visual exam of the voicebox and airway, can help discover the causes of voice and breathing problems, throat or ear pain, and other bothersome symptoms.

  • Understanding Other People for Teens


    Being able to predict how other people might feel, act, or react is a skill that helps us build better relationships. These tips can help you develop the skill of understanding others.

  • Surgeries and Procedures: Laryngoscopy for Parents


    Laryngoscopy, a visual examination below the back of the throat, can help discover the causes of voice and breathing problems, pain in the throat or ear, difficulty in swallowing, narrowing of the throat, blockages in the airway, and vocal cord problems.

  • Sexual Development for Parents


    Changes become more dramatic and complex with the onset of puberty, and kids are likely to have lots of questions. These articles can help you become a trusted source of information, comfort, and support for your kids.

  • Your Child's Checkup: 14 Years for Parents


    Find out what this doctor's visit will involve when your teen is 14.

  • Your Child's Checkup: 13 Years for Parents


    Find out what this doctor's visit will involve when your teen is 13.

  • Medical Care and Your 6- to 12-Year-Old for Parents


    Regular well-child exams are essential to keep kids healthy and up-to-date with immunizations. Find out what to expect at the doctor's office.

  • Medical Care and Your 13- to 18-Year-Old for Parents


    Regular visits help your teen's doctor keep track of changes in physical, mental, and social development. The doctor can also help your teen understand the importance of choosing a healthy lifestyle.

  • Medical Care for Teens


    This section has advice on taking charge of your own medical care.