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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.

  • 4 Ways to Make Homework Easier for Teens


    Having trouble getting a handle on all of your homework? Get it under control with these 4 tips.

  • 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.

  • 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 Take Charge of My Own Medical Care? for Teens


    Find out how to take charge of managing your medical care.

  • Abstinence for Teens


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

  • 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.

  • 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.