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Learn about general health and development, puberty and menstruation, how to choose a physician, scoliosis, smoking, staying healthy in college, and more.


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Deep Breathing Exercises






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Asperger's Syndrome


Common Symptoms

Causes and Triggers

Dealing with Triggers

Exercise Induced Asthma

Getting Diagnosed


When to Get Help

Asthma Action Plan

Living with Asthma


Bad Breath (Halitosis)

Colds and Flu


Signs and Symptoms

Treatment/Getting Better



Symptoms & Early Medical Attention

Exam & Treatment








H1N1 Flu

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Lyme Disease

Milk Allergy


Peanut Allergy

Poison Ivy

Scoliosis: An Overview for Teens

Scoliosis and Spinal Deformities: A Detailed Guide

Sore Throat

Strep Throat


Urinary Tract Infections (UTI's)

Whooping Cough



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Backpack Safety

Bike Safety

Body Mass Index (BMI)

Body Odor

Breast Health

What's Normal

Lumps & Bumps

Self Breast Exam

Breast Cancer Risks

Buying a Bra

Measuring for a Bra

Body Piercing

Choosing a Primary Health Care Provider

Who Are Providers?

How to Find a Provider

Health Plans

Providers' Qualifications

Deciding on a Provider



Reproductive Health

Don't Like Your Provider?

When to Visit

Dental Health

Keeping Your Teeth Clean


Wisdom Teeth


Driving Safety

Becoming a Good Driver

Driving Safety Tips

Car Accidents

Frequently Asked Questions

Evaluating Health Information: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals

Evaluating Health Information: A Guide for Teens

Eye Health

How Your Eyes Work

Eye Exam/Vision Testing

Corrective Lenses



Common Vision Problems

Common Eye Conditions

Protecting Your Eyes

Frequently Asked Questions

Getting Into College: Beyond the Basics

Getting More Sleep

Going to College and Staying Healthy

Alcohol and Drugs

Eating Disorders

First Aid Supplies to Take with Me to College

Health Services and Health Care Providers


Knowing About My Health Before I Go to College

Mental Health

Resources: Hotlines/Websites/Books

Sexual Assault/Rape

Sexual Health

Some Common Health Problems at College

Staying Healthy at College

Survival Tips

Violence/Abuse in Relationships

Hair Removal

Hearing and Music

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

Indoor Tanning


Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis


Smokeless Tobacco

Sports Nutrition & Fitness FAQ's

Sun Safety


Time Management

Tips for Staying Healthy

Transitions: A Guide to Becoming a Young Adult and Changing Health Care Providers

Water Safety

Water Park Safety

Yearly Check-up



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Bug Bites and Stings

Small Cuts and Scrapes

Strains and Sprains


ImmunizationsBack to Top

HPV Vaccine: A Guide for Teens

HPV Vaccine: A Guide for Nurses

HPV Vaccine: A Guide for Parents

Meningococcal Vaccine: A Guide for Parents

Meningococcal Vaccine: A Guide for School Nurses

Meningococcal Vaccine: A Guide for Teens

Whooping Cough and the Pertussis Vaccine



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DXA Scan

Medical Research in the Clinic Setting


Pelvic Ultrasound

Preparing for Inpatient or "Overnight" Surgery

Preparing for Outpatient or "Day" Surgery



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Alternative & Environmentally Friendly Menstrual Products

Breast Development

Menstrual Cramps

Menstrual Periods

Period Products

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)


Removing Pubic Hair

Sports and Menstrual Periods: The Female Athlete Triad

Types of Hymens

Using Your First Tampon

Your First Pelvic Exam



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Cigarette Smoking

How to Quit Smoking







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