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Teenagers

Learn about your teenager, including common safety, nutrition, puberty and developental issues, plus dealing with school performance problems, acne and other problems.
  1. Teen Pregnancy
  2. Teen Parenting Tips (7)
  3. Expert Teen Q & A (17)
  4. School Performance Problems
  5. Immunizations
  6. Childhood Obesity
  7. Safety
  8. Nutrition
  9. Puberty
  10. Teen Drug Abuse (14)
  11. STDs

Teen Issues and Challenges
Review all of the issues and problems facing today's teens, including drug abuse, mental health problems, cyber-bullying, obesity, and things that you may not be familiar with, such as the choking game and abuse of prescription medications and over-the-counter drugs.

Ages and Stages Photo Gallery
The Ages and Stages Photo Gallery will help you view other children at all of the different parenting ages and stages and get more information about all of the common issues and problems that you may face at different times as your child grows up.

Teenagers
What to expect from the growth and development of your teenager.

Gynecomastia
Learn more about gynecomastia, or breast development in males, which is common in teen boys as they go through puberty.

Scoliosis In Children and Adolescents
This fact sheet defines scoliosis and provides information about how it is diagnosed and treated in children and adolescents.

Teens and Stress
Whether caused by the loss of a friend or loved one, a recent move, being teased or bullied, difficulties at home, or problems at school, childhood stress can lead to behavioral problems, anxiety, depression, headaches, drug use, and insomnia, among many other symptoms and medical problems.

Teen Pregnancy Screening Quiz - Learn about Early Pregnancy Symptoms
A screening quiz to see if your teen has any of the early symptoms of being pregnant.

Teens and Cigarette Smoking - Do Your Kids Smoke?
Almost 1 in 5 teens smoke cigarettes. Although that is a decline from previous years, more needs to be done to decrease the number of teen smokers even more. Does your teen smoke?

Teen Pregnancy - Adam Health Encyclopedia
Adolescent pregnancy is pregnancy occurring in women aged 19 or younger. Learn about the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of teen pregnancy

Teen Depression - Adam Health Encyclopedia
A disorder occurring during the teenage years marked by persistent sadness, discouragement, loss of self-worth, and loss of interest in usual activities. Learn about the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of teen depression.

Ten Signs Your Teenager is Burning Out
Burn out and teens: is your teenager stressed?

Teen Quiz - Am I Fat?
Do you have a teen who thinks they are fat even though it seems like they are at a healthy weight? If so, you might sit down with them and take our new quiz - Am I Fat?

Homework Help for Parents
Review the positive and negative effects that homework can have on your child, how much homework they should get, and how parents can help their kids with their homework.

Parenting of Adolescents
Advice for parenting your teen, including information about nutrition, teen health, drug abuse, discipline, and other common teen issues, such as masturbation, acne, puberty and teen sexuality.

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