Immunizations for Teens
Missing out on shots puts you at more serious risk than you might think. That one little "ouch" moment protects you from some major health problems.
Encephalitis for Teens
Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain. Although encephalitis sounds scary, understanding its causes, symptoms, and treatment can help you feel prepared to deal with it if you ever need to.
Bacteria & Viruses for Teens
Common bacterial & viral infections.
Infections for Teens
Who needs a flu shot? How long is mono contagious? This section has tons of articles about infections that teens can get, with information about how they're spread, signs and symptoms, when to go to the doctor, and more.
Meningitis for Teens
You may be wondering what the deal is with meningitis because you've heard frightening stuff about meningitis outbreaks in the news.
Visual Impairment for Teens
When one or more parts of the eye or brain that are needed to process images become diseased or damaged, severe or total loss of vision can occur. Read all about visual impairment.
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.
Understanding Medicines and What They Do for Teens
Medicines can cure, stop, or prevent disease; ease symptoms; or help in the diagnosis of illnesses. This article describes different types of medications and offers tips on taking them.
Side effects of cancer treatment can include flu-like symptoms, hair loss, and blood clotting problems. After treatment ends, most side effects go away.
Your Medical Records for Teens
Each time you hop up on a doctor's exam table, somebody makes a note in your medical records. There may come a time when you need your medical information, so find out how to get it and how it's protected.