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The internal condom, also known as the “female condom,” is a lubricated sheath worn inside the vagina during sex. The internal (female) condom acts as a barrier to sperm and … read more

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TMJ Disorders

What is TMJ? TMJ is short for temporomandibular (tem-pour-o-man-dib-u-lar) joint (disorders/conditions). The TMJ connects the “mandible” (the lower jaw) to the temporal bone (located on either side of your face … read more

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Abstinence is the only way to be 100% protected against STIs (sexually transmitted infections) and pregnancy. You can still practice abstinence, even if you have already had sex and you don’t … read more

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What is acne? Acne is a common and treatable skin condition that causes pimples or “zits” and other skin problems. About 85% of teens will have some kind of acne … read more

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Images of people drinking alcohol are everywhere — on TV, in the movies, on billboards, in magazines, and on social media. However, it’s important to remember that alcohol is a … read more

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Everyone experiences anxiety at different times in their lives. For instance, you may feel anxious before giving a class presentation or before a big test. Sometimes anxiety is a normal … read more

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Appendicitis, pronounced “a-pen-di-sigh-tis,” is the inflammation of the appendix which is a tube-shaped organ that is about the size of your index finger. It is located in the lower right … read more

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Asthma: General Info

Asthma is a chronic condition of the lungs that affects how you feel and breathe. It’s not contagious-you can’t get asthma from someone else (like a cold), and you can’t … read more

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Backpack Safety

Most students look forward to picking out their backpacks because there are so many different colors and designs to choose from. Your backpack may express your style, but does it … read more

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