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Your First Pelvic Exam

You may be worried about your first pelvic exam. It’s very normal to be uneasy about something when you don’t know what to expect. It’s also normal to feel embarrassed. … read more

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Virginity

What does it mean to be a virgin? The answer to this question is actually tricky because depending on someone’s culture, religion, and life experience, a guy, girl, teen or … read more

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hormonal implantHormonal Implants

Hormonal implants are a type of birth control in the shape of a tiny tube that is placed under the skin of a woman’s upper arm. The implant prevents pregnancy … read more

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Protein is needed to build and repair your muscles, make hair and skin, fight against infections, and carry oxygen in your blood. Proteins are made up of twenty different building … read more

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smelling armpitBody Odor

Body odor is natural and is usually caused by sweating. When you are hot, feel nervous, or start exercising, you are likely to sweat more. This is your body’s way … read more

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College Application Tips

Good grades and test scores are important, but there are other ways to make your application standout and make you a competitive applicant. Here are our top 10 tips to … read more

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girl holding track shoesFitness: My Muscles

Fitness is fun! It’s a great way to improve your overall health and wellness. Through exercise, you may even find you feel less stressed and more relaxed. You’ll have more … read more

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Stuttering

Approximately 70 million people around the world stutter and more than 3 million people in the United States stutter. According to the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders … read more

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Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease (passed down from parents to a child) that can affect many different organs in the body. More than 30,000 people are living with … read more

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