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Multiple sclerosis is a problem a person can have with the nervous system. MS mostly affects adults. Find out more in this article for kids.
Helping a Parent Who Smokes
You love your mom and dad, but what if they smoke? Find out how you can help them be healthier.
Heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease, mainly affects older people. Find out more in this article for kids.
Osteoporosis means that someone's bones are weakened. Find out more in this article for kids.
A stroke means that something has stopped the normal blood flow to the brain. Find out more in this article for kids.
Do you know someone who has - or had - breast cancer? Find out more in this article for kids.
You've probably heard people talk about ulcers, but what are they? Find out in this article for kids.
A person with Parkinson's disease gradually loses the ability to totally control body movements. Find out more about this disease that most often affects adults.
We all forget things once in a while. But Alzheimer disease, a condition older adults can get, is different from everyday forgetting.
Do you know an older person who has cataracts? Find out about this vision problem in this article for kids.
Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS)
Lou Gehrig's disease refers to a disorder called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. This disease damages the neuromuscular system, which allows the body to move.