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  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for Teens


    Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a complicated disease for doctors to diagnose — and even fully understand. Find out more about this often misunderstood condition.

  • Safety Tips: Skateboarding for Teens


    Skateboarding is undeniably cool, but it's also easy to get hurt. Keep it safe while skateboarding with these safety tips.

  • Does the HPV Vaccine Cause Paralysis? for Teens


    The exact cause of Guillain-Barré syndrome is unknown, but it can be brought on by infections and occasionally by vaccines. But no connection has been found between GBS and the HPV vaccine.

  • Salmonellosis for Teens


    People often think of salmonellosis as food poisoning, but food is only one way the bacteria Salmonella can be spread.

  • Why Do I Fight With My Parents So Much? for Teens


    Part of being a teen is developing your own identity -one that is separate from the identities of your parents. Read about why you and your parents seem to be constantly at odds.

  • How Can I Help a Friend Who Cuts? for Teens


    Some people cope by cutting themselves. This article helps friends understand why people cut and gives some tips on what you can to help your friend — and yourself.

  • Spinal Fusion Surgery for Teens


    A spinal fusion is a surgical procedure that's done to stabilize or straighten the bones in the back. It can help some teens with scoliosis.

  • Abstinence for Teens


    Abstinence is the only form of birth control that is 100% effective in preventing pregnancy. Abstinence also protects people against STDs.

  • The Flu for Teens


    Every flu season, millions of people across the United States come down with the flu. Get the facts on the flu, including how to avoid it.

  • Broken Bones for Teens


    Bones are tough stuff — but even tough stuff can break. Find out what happens when a bone fractures.