What's Mono? for Kids
Kissing is just one of the ways that someone can spread mononucleosis. Most people who get mono are between the ages of 15 and 25, but younger kids can get it, too.
How Long Is Mono Contagious? for Teens
If someone gets mono, the virus stays in that person's body for life. The virus may surface from time to time and possibly infect someone else. Here are the facts on how mono works.
How Is Mono Spread? for Teens
Find out what the experts have to say.
Mononucleosis Special Needs Factsheet for Educators
What teachers should know about mono, how to help infected students, and how to protect uninfected students.
Mononucleosis for Parents
Mononucleosis - or "mono" - is an infection that produces flu-like symptoms, and usually goes away on its own in a few weeks with the help of plenty of fluids and rest.
Mononucleosis for Teens
It's sometimes called "the kissing disease," but kissing is just one of the ways that someone can catch mono.
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.
Bacteria & Viruses for Teens
Common bacterial & viral infections.
Strep Test (Video) for Teens
This video shows what it's like to get a strep test.
Thrombocytopenia for Teens
Thrombocytopenia is when someone has too few platelets in their bloodstream. Many things can cause it and most can be treated.