Health Guides

Healthy Eating

What is “healthy eating?” Healthy eating is a way of balancing the food you eat to keep your body and mind strong, energized, and well nourished. Healthy eating is an … read more

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Eating Disorders: Glossary

Anorexia nervosa: People with anorexia nervosa drastically limit their food intake and have an intense fear of gaining weight, even though they might be significantly low weighted. ARFID: Avoidance restrictive food intake … read more

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Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania sounds like a made-up word but is a very real condition that involves an uncontrollable urge to pull one’s hair out. People who have this disorder often feel embarrassed … read more

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Becoming a Father

If you’re a teen and you’ve learned that you are going to become a father, this could be a confusing time for you. It’s completely normal to have lots of … read more

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Calcium is a mineral that helps build strong bones. Calcium is also necessary for many of your body’s functions, such as blood clotting and nerve and muscle function. During the … read more

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Norovirus

Norovirus is a very contagious virus and the most common foodborne illness in the United States. Some people call Norovirus, “food poisoning” or the “stomach bug”. Although symptoms may be … read more

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new respiratory illness that has never been seen in humans before. Symptoms are usually mild and similar to a cold or the … read more

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Yoga

Yoga has been practiced for several thousands of years, and it has recently become very popular with teens. Yoga classes are now offered at gyms, studios, community centers, schools, and … read more

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