Articles Tagged: hygiene

Norovirus

Norovirus is a very contagious virus and the most common cause of the stomach flu and food poisoning in the United States. Anyone, young or old can get the Norovirus … read more

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Tattoos

Body art has been a form of self-expression for centuries. For some it may be a fashion statement, and for others, a tattoo may have religious, cultural or personal meaning. … read more

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Jock Itch (Tinea Cruris)

What is jock itch? Jock itch (medical name Tinea Cruris) is a groin infection caused by a fungus, most commonly Trichophyton rubrum, that thrives in warm, moist areas. It’s called … read more

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Halitosis (Bad Breath)

Halitosis – or bad breath – is a common problem. About 15-30% of people experience daytime bad breath or halitosis. The good news is that if you have bad breath, … read more

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Body Piercing

Body piercing is a serious decision. Before you decide what to do, ask other teens who have piercings what they think about the whole process. Questions you might want to … read more

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Body Odor

If you’ve noticed that your body has started to smell differently than it did when you were younger, don’t freak out; it’s completely normal. Body odor (or “B.O.”) is part … read more

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