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Kids Health Concerns

Various Things That Impact a Kids Health

These sites address kids’ health concerns in ways that kids can understand.

Dealing with Concerns

The Cool Spot
Sometimes, somewhere you may be offered an alcoholic drink. It’s still cool to have the strength to say no. Practice with the games on this site.

Curing the Hiccups
When you hiccup, your diaphragm and nearby muscles convulse, causing you to briefly gulp air. Within 35 milliseconds the glottis (the opening at the top of the air passage) slams shut, producing that familiar sound of the ‘hic.’

Kids Health
Big site with answers to most of the health issues that concern kids, from bug bites, ear infections, sun burn, or dealing with bullies.

Out on a Limb
This site will help teach you how to better manage conflicts and challenges you may face on a daily basis.


When Somebody Dies
All living things – including bugs and fish and people – die. It’s difficult, even for grown-ups, to understand why this must happen. Kids Health.

Your Health
Australian site that covers it all from allergies to warts. Pages are delightfully illustrated with children’s drawings.

Drugs and Medicines

No Excuse T’Use Booze
From Dr. Peter Alsop’s DVD “Sometimes Si, Sometimes No!” to help kids understand alcoholism.

NDA for Teens
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), created this Web site to educate adolescents ages 11 through 15 (as well as their parents and teachers) on the science behind drug abuse. NIDA enlisted the help of teens in developing the site to ensure that the content addresses appropriate questions and timely concerns.

The Structures of Life
This full-color online booklet, geared toward an advanced high school or early college-level audience, explains how structural biology provides insight into health and disease and is useful in creating new medications. National Institutes of Health.


Games

Changing Face of Medicine
Engage in some online learning about how the human body works and find out how exceptional physicians have helped to improve our quality of life.

Don’t Forget!
Play these games to help you increase your memory power.

The Panama Puzzle
Yellow Fever has killed many men on this historic expedition in 1900. Walter Reed: Major, US Army Medical Corps, needs your help.

Shabam
Science Podcast. In season one, our main story is about three kids separated from their parents during a Zombie apocalypse. Over the course of 10 episodes we follow their quest to reunite with their families. But their experience leads us to another conclusion – that there’s a lot of science all around us that we take for granted.

Virtual Knee Surgery
Take on the role of the Surgeon throughout a total knee replacement surgery.

Going to the Hospital

Going to the Hospital
It may seem a little scary to go to a hospital, but doctors, nurses, and other hospital workers are there to help people who are sick or hurt feel better. Read on to find out what happens inside a hospital.

Kids Who Aren’t So Fit

Celebrity Quiz
Discover some famous people with learning disabilities.


Kidnetic
Are you a bit of a couch potato? This fun site will help you enjoy getting up and moving about.

LifeScan’s Kids Clubhouse
Fun site with lots of things to do for kids with diabetes.

Swine Flu Concerns

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