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Overview of Obesity

As kids spend more time in front of the computer and TV, their levels of physical activity have decreased while their weights have increased.... read more

The Lowdown on Lymphoma

Lymphoma causes swollen glands in your neck, armpit and groin. Learn more about this disease, which is the third most common cancer in k... read more

The Lowdown on Leukemia

Leukemia is one of the most common types of cancers in kids, affecting 2,300 young peeps in the US each year. Learn more about this d... read more

Mono - Knowing the Signs

If you'reso tired that you're missing school, sitting out from sports games and skipping parties, you could have mono. Get the 411 on this disease.... read more

Sleeping Habits 101

Next time you're playing Wii into the wee hours of the night and your mom tells you to hit the sack, just do it! Read on to find out why... read more
Getting Your First Period

Getting Your First Period

What's it mean when your boobs are big enough for a real bra and there's a forest of hair under your arms? Maybe your body's preparing for that time o... read more

Make Your School Cafeteria Healthy

If you're dreading the thought of eating the junk in your school cafeteria, then check out these ideas for a healthier menu!... read more
Sunburn

Too Hot to Handle: The Sunburn Reality

We all know too much sun is a bad thing. Who wants to look like a lobster? But do you know what some of the more serious dangers from the sun are? Do ... read more
Surviving the Elements This Summer

Surviving the Elements This Summer!

With summertime wilderness exploration comes bee stings, bug bites and sun burn. Learn how to treat them at home!... read more
The Dangers of Tanning Beds

The Dangers of Tanning Beds

If you think lying in a tanning bed is safer than lying in the sun, think again! Fake-n-baking ages your skin, causes wrinkles and can lead to skin ca... read more

Losing Weight the Wrong Way

Many teens try to lose weight in a hurry - and end up suffering from health problems. Kidzworld takes a look at some of the wrong ways to lose weight.... read more

The Heat is On

If you're exercising in the sun, you're going to need to know all about heat illnesses and how to prevent them. Get schooled on keeping your cool here... read more

The Real Deal on Zits

Those nasty zits you keep popping aren't going to go away. Instead of wearing a bag over your head, see what Kidzworld has to say about zits.... read more

The 411 on Sweat and Body Odor

While we get a little sweatier after hitting puberty, some of us are plagued by excessive sweating. So what can you do?... read more
Hair Removal Techniques

Hair Removal Techniques

Shave, dissolve or wax your way to fuzz-free legs before hitting the beach this summer. Find out which hair removal method works best for ya!... read more

posts from the Dear Dish-It forums

HannahG
HannahG posted in Style:
Well to the people above, I shop at stores like Hollister, Forever 21, and H&M, but it's still a continuing problem because I have no way of telling if it's too kiddish. 
reply 21 minutes
glitterbomb911
glitterbomb911 posted in Style:
I think they should be aloud to wear make up when ever they want and if the parents allow them to because its not just the child's choice it's also the parents xxx
reply about 2 hours
jamie56
jamie56 posted in Style:
my ears are pierced but i don't wear earrings anymore but i wanna get a septum piercing but idk if its gonna work with my face lol  [s:p/10f2]
reply about 3 hours
The_Toxic_YOYO
Your parents clearly hate you... Just kidding but maybe its time to talk to them and see if they understand where you are coming from.
reply about 4 hours

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How Often Does Your Family Exercise?

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