Posts tagged with ‘teens’

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  • Teenagers and Headaches

    Headaches are common in teens. Most are minor and can be easily treated. However, some can be a sign of…

  • Weight-Training and Weight-Lifting Safety

    Your form is a critical part of lifting weights. Your goal should be to lift the appropriate amount of weight…

  • Asperger's Syndrome

    Asperger’s syndrome is a developmental disorder on the autism spectrum that can be diagnosed in children as young as 18…

  • The Dangers of Tanning Beds

    Indoor tanning beds damage skin and can increase the risk of skin cancer by 75% for those who use them…

  • The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke

    Secondhand smoke is especially toxic for babies, young children, and teens because their brains and bodies are still developing.

  • Keeping Your Kids Cyber Safe

    Cyber safety is important for kids. Parents should monitor their child’s internet and mobile device use.

  • Girls and Puberty

    Puberty in girls can start as early as age 9 and will include many physical and emotional changes.

  • Boys and Puberty

    Puberty in boys typically occurs between the ages of 9 and 16 and will be a time of change, both…

  • Body Image (Children and Teens)

    Children's opinions of their bodies form at a very young age. Research suggests that children as young as 3 years…

  • Sex: Making the Right Decision

    Information for teens about deciding whether your ready to have sex, how to deal with peer pressure, and how to…

  • Migraines

    Learn about the different kinds of migraine headaches and their symptoms and treatments.