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Welcome to KidsHealth.org

KidsHealth is the #1 most-visited website for children's health and development. You're now in the Parents area. At the bottom of each article, you'll find links to related features created for kids and teens. We encourage you to share them!

Note: All information on KidsHealth® is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor. © 1995-2016 The Nemours Foundation. All rights reserved.

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