Health

Healthy HabitsHealth Issues
  • Death - When Someone You Love Dies - All living things, from plants to pets to people, die. Remember that it’s important that you talk about how you feel.
  • Diabetes - Find out about diabetes and what you can do to recognize and prevent it.
  • Disabilities - Kids' Quest - Learn about people with disabilities and some of the difficulties dealing with daily activities and health.
  • Disease Database - Learn about disease powers, weaknesses and the proper defenses available to keep your health in tip-top shape.
  • Disease Detectives - Read about scientists who track down disease to try to find a cure.
  • Ebola - What Is Ebola? - Learn about this dangerous virus and why it’s important to wash your hands. (also in Spanish)
  • Flu Center - Information on what the flu is, how to protect yourself, and tips to prevent spreading the flu. (also in Spanish)
  • Stress - Feelin' Frazzled? - Tips to keep you cool, calm, and collected.
  • Stress - Got Butterflies?- Learn what stress does to your body and how to deal with it.
Your Body
  • Eye Health - Learn about different parts of the eye and how to protect them. You can even see optical illusions.
  • Genes - Michael's Inside Scoop on Genetics - Your genes are instruction codes for your body, telling cells what to do. These instruction codes do everything, like your eye color.
  • Genes - What is a Gene? - Genes carry information that helps make you who you are: curly or straight hair, long or short legs, are all passed through generations of your family in genes. (also in Spanish)
  • Hearing - It's A Noisy Planet - Find different ways you can protect your ears.
  • Immune System - Your body system that helps fight off sickness is called the immune system, which is made up of a network of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to protect the body. (also in Spanish)
  • KidsHealth for Kids - Information on dealing with feelings, staying healthy, diseases and fun stuff too.
  • Your Body - GirlsHealth.gov - Covers information on girls’ body image, puberty, the reproductive system, pregnancy facts and health tips.
Page last updated: Apr 21st, 2016