Health Guides

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

What is a sugar-sweetened beverage? A sugar-sweetened beverage is a drink that has sugar added to it. This includes: Soda (Cola, Mountain Dew, Sprite, Ginger Ale, Root Beer) Sports Drinks … read more

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Lyme Disease

If you live near the coast in the northeast part of the United States, the mid-Atlantic region, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Virginia, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Michigan, California, or some parts of Europe or … read more

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Grains

Foods such as wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley, quinoa or products made from these foods are considered grains. Grains are high in carbohydrates which provide energy to your brain and … read more

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Peer Pressure

“Take one sip. Just try one hit. What’s the problem? What are you afraid of?” Sometimes your friends may ask you to do things that you aren’t comfortable with. Sometimes … read more

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Water Park Safety

You’re ready for a great day at the water park. Maybe you like the speed of the giant water slide, or perhaps you’d rather grab a tube and float down … read more

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Hepatitis 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 may not have received … read more

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