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Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis)

Have you heard of someone having conjunctivitis? Have you heard of someone having pink eye? Did you know that they’re the same thing? Conjunctivitis (also known as pink eye) is … read more

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female gender symbolHepatitis B

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infects the liver. There’s a very effective vaccine that prevents HBV infection. The vaccine is usually given to babies, but some teens, especially those from other … read more

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stressed girlStress and How to Lower It

You know when you’re stressed out – your body feels tired and your thoughts are spinning. It can also help to know why your body reacts that way, and what you can do about … read more

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female gender symbolLabia

What are labia? Girls are born with two sets of labia. These are located on the vulva, which is the name for the outer part of a woman’s genitals. “Labia” means “lips” … read more

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girl on scaleBody Mass Index (BMI)

BMI is a ratio of a person’s height and weight, and does not directly measure a person’s health status, muscle, bone, body fat, or body water.  A high BMI in combination … read more

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