teen health

  1. Parenting

    Boost your teen boy’s self confidence

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    Self confidence is important for everyone -- especially teenagers. Teens have the pressures of puberty, peers and preparation for...
  2. Parenting

    How much sleep should your teen get?

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    If your teen is logging less than eight to nine hours of sleep nightly, he's not getting enough. Here's how to help him develop...
  3. Healthy Recipes

    DASH diet ranks best overall

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    Whether you’re trying to shed a few pounds for bathing suit season or you’re on a mission to reduce your risk of weight-related...
  4. Well-being

    When does my child receive the meningitis vaccine?

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    Meningitis is a serious condition that affects 3,000 Americans every year -- 30 percent of of them children and young adults....
  5. Well-being

    Meningitis vaccine schedule

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    Meningococcal disease is a life-threatening condition caused by bacteria that infect the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal...
  6. Well-being

    What is meningitis?

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    Meningitis, aka spinal meningitis, is an inflammation of the meninges -- the system of membranes that surround and protect the...
  7. Well-being

    Symptoms of meningitis

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    When meningitis strikes, it can feel like your typical run-of-the-mill bad headache or flu. But the difference is that it’s an...
  8. Children's Health

    Facebook no help for eating disorders

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    Does online social networking really inhibit the development of communication skills, turning kids into poor spellers with...
  9. K-12

    Celebrate your daughter's first period

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    The occasion of an adolescent girl’s first period is often a very embarrassing and scary time, even if they have been prepared for...
  10. K-12

    Vaccines for high school and college freshmen

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    Vaccines continue to perplex parents concerned about protecting their children against serious diseases yet who want to avoid...
  11. Women's Health

    A girl's guide to tampon use

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    You’ve probably heard how convenient tampons are from a friend or your mom. But when you’ve never used them before, the first time...
  12. K-12

    Help teens get the sleep they need

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    Teenagers are one of the most sleep deprived segments of the population. Most teens require at least nine hours of sleep but get...