Center for Young Women's Health


An award-winning teen girls' health website featuring health guides, quizzes, chats, & more!
Welcome to
MRKH Conference

MRKH Conference

Our annual MRKH Conference for Teens and Their Families will be held on Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at Boston Children's Hospital.

Meet Our Peer Leaders

Youth Advisors

Meet our fabulous youth advisors — four Boston-area students who do a zillion things including: health workshops for teen girls, health info research, and co-writing our Teen Talk newsletter.

Build a Healthy Lunch

Build a
Healthy Lunch

Do you know how to make a power packed lunch? Check out our interactive lunch-builder.

Health Guides

Featured Guide: High Cholesterol

There are a few things that can lead to high cholesterol: what you eat, how physically active you are, and your genetics. You can't do anything to change your genetics, but you can make positive lifestyle changes that will help to control your cholesterol... read more

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Ask Us!

Do you have a health question that you're embarrassed to ask? Don't worry! We don't ask for your name or email. Submit your question. We'll pick a new one each week! You can also look through our many past questions and answers.

This week's question:
"Should dairy products be part of a PCOS meal plan?"

From the Blog

Boston Stronger: One Year Later

I don’t know if it was the thousands of supporters I saw wearing yellow and blue Boston Strong t-shirts, cheering on the runners; or if it was the story I read about a runner that fell during the race and was unable to finish so other runners stopped to help him, carrying him across the finish line; or if it was the extremely friendly but also vigilant police force; or if it was the determined runners who high-fived spectators along the way and crossed the finish line with pride; or maybe it was just a combination of all of these things that culminated in an extreme sense of joy and pride within me... read more

We'd like to take a moment to thank the supporters of the Center for Young Women's Health who make it possible for us to bring the best quality health information to teen girls around the world. Thank you for your compassion, your dedication, and your support!

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