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  • Celiac Disease for Teens


    People who have celiac disease, a disorder that makes their bodies react to gluten, can't eat certain kinds of foods. Find out more - including what foods are safe and where to find them.

  • Crohn's Disease for Teens


    Crohn's disease is a condition that causes parts of the intestine (bowel) to get red and swollen. It can be challenging to deal with, but many teens find that they're able to feel well and have few symptoms for long periods of time.

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease for Teens


    Inflammatory bowel disease is an ongoing illness caused by an inflammation of the intestines. There are two kinds of IBD: Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

  • STDs & Other Infections for Teens


    Information on STDs, including how they spread, and how they're diagnosed and treated.

  • Genital Warts (HPV) for Teens


    You've probably heard lots about sexually transmitted diseases. The good news is that STDs can be prevented. For information on how to protect yourself and how to treat genital warts, read this article.

  • Immune System for Teens


    The immune system is made up of special cells, proteins, tissues, and organs that defend people against germs and microorganisms. It's the body's defense against organisms and substances that invade our systems and cause disease.

  • Will I Pass Sickle Cell Disease on to My Children? for Teens


    Find out what the experts say.

  • Hepatitis B for Teens


    Hepatitis B can move from one person to another through blood and other body fluids. For this reason, people usually get it through unprotected sex or by sharing needles.

  • Telling Your Partner You Have an STD for Teens


    People who have STDs might feel apprehensive about discussing their disease with a partner. Here are some tips on talking to a partner when you have an STD.

  • The Basics on Genes and Genetic Disorders for Teens


    Genes play an important role in how we look and act, and even in whether we get sick. This article gives the lowdown on genes, genetic disorders, and new research into gene therapy.