Health Guides


What is acne? Acne is a common and treatable skin condition that causes pimples or “zits” and other skin problems. About 70-90% of teens (girls and guys) will have some … 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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How to Quit Smoking

There are many benefits to kicking the smoking habit. Stopping will lower risk for many health problems which include different types of cancer, heart and breathing problems. However, in order … read more

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dietary supplementsFolic Acid

What is folic acid? Why do I need to get enough of it? Folic acid is one of the B vitamins that is important for metabolism and is used to … read more

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Sprains and Strains

Sprains and strains are fairly common, and luckily most kids and teens heal quickly. These are fairly common injuries especially if you are an active teen who plays a sport … read more

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Body 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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