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purple eating disorder ribbonEating Disorders: Myths

Myth: Everyone with an eating disorder is underweight. Truth: Although most people with clinically-diagnosed anorexia are underweight, or have lost a significant amount of weight, people suffering from bulimia, binge … read more

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Many drinks at convenience stores and supermarkets claim to give you energy. Common brands of these drinks, known as energy drinks and energy supplements, include Red Bull®, Full Throttle®, Monster®, … read more

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Soy Allergy

A soy allergy is an allergy to soybeans and is a common food allergy affecting 0.4% of children. Soy allergies are often detected during early infancy as many infant formulas … read more

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healthy fatsHealthy Snacks

Snacks are a great way to keep your energy levels up throughout the day. Eating healthy snacks between meals many help keep you from getting too hungry. When you are … read more

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Between homework, sports, other activities, and having a social life, many teens don’t get enough sleep. Sleep is very important and can affect your health. Why is sleep important? Your … read more

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Continuous Hormonal Treatment

Oral Contraceptive Pills (OCPs), the Patch, and Vaginal Ring Hormonal treatment including birth control pills, the patch, and the vaginal ring may be taken cyclically (with a week break) or … read more

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You’re about to take your mid-term and suddenly you can’t remember what you studied. Your hands feel sweaty and your stomach begins to hurt. Do you have a bad case … read more

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Wheat Allergy

A wheat allergy is most common in children and is often outgrown by adulthood, but can be outgrown as early as the age of three. Approximately 65% of children with … read more

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guy yelling at girlSafety in Relationships

During your teen years, you will have many kinds of relationships, both friendships and those that are dating relationships. Most of the time, these are fun, exciting, and healthy, and … read more

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