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  • Obesity in Teens

    Obesity is when a teen has too much body fat. Obesity is a serious, long-term disease.

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in Children

    Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a type of anxiety disorder. A child with OCD has obsessive thoughts that are not wanted. They are linked to fears, such as touching dirty objects.

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children

    Obstructive sleep apnea is when a child briefly stops breathing while sleeping. It happens because of a blockage in the upper airway. The pause in breathing may occur many times in a night, disrupting the child’s sleep.

  • Omphalocele

    An omphalocele is a birth defect. It happens when your baby is forming during pregnancy. In this condition, some of your baby’s abdominal organs poke out (protrude) through an opening in the abdominal muscles. This area is in the umbilical cord. A clear (translucent) membrane covers the organs.

  • Online Resources - Adolescent Medicine

    List of online resources to find additional information on adolescent medicine

  • Online Resources - Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology

    List of online resources to find additional information on allergy and asthma

  • Online Resources - Infectious Diseases in Children

    List of online resources to find additional information on infectious diseases

  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) in Children

    Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is a type of behavior disorder. It is mostly diagnosed in childhood. Children with ODD are uncooperative, defiant, and hostile toward peers, parents, teachers, and other authority figures.

  • Oral Health

    Detailed information on oral health problems and teens

  • Oral Health and Dental Specialists

    A general dentist has had three or more years of undergraduate college education plus four years of dental school.

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