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 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 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 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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