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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.

  • 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.

  • Mindfulness for Teens


    Mindfulness helps people do their best at things, whether that's focusing on a task or getting along with others. This article for teens has details on practicing mindfulness so you can make it work for you.

  • Abstinence for Teens


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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Peritonsillar Abscess for Teens


    A peritonsillar abscess is an area of pus-filled tissue at the back of the mouth, next to one of the tonsils. Find out how it happens and what to do.