Backpack Basics

Backpack Basics

Backpacks help you to stay organized. They're also better for carrying school supplies than messenger or other shoulder bags. But can they cause health problems?

Cuts, Scratches, and Scrapes

Cuts, Scratches, and Scrapes

Most small cuts, scrapes, or abrasions heal on their own. Here are tips for teens on how to treat cuts at home - and when to get medical help.

Earbuds

Earbuds

Earbuds are basically a tiny pair of speakers that go inside the ears. They're fine at low volumes, but they can cause permanent hearing loss if not used properly. Find out what's safe (and not) in this article for teens.

Easy Exercises for Teens

Easy Exercises for Teens

Finding it hard to fit in fitness? Try these easy exercises for teens.

Why Exercise Is Wise

Why Exercise Is Wise

Getting the right amount of exercise can rev up your energy levels and even help you to feel better emotionally. Find out why.

Taking Care of Your Hair

Taking Care of Your Hair

It can be your shining glory or the bane of your existence. However you feel about your hair, chances are you want it to be healthy. Find out how to keep hair looking good in this article.

What Causes Bad Breath?

What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad breath, or halitosis, can be a major problem, especially when you're about to snuggle with your sweetie or whisper a joke to your friend. The good news is that bad breath often can be easily prevented.

Staying at a Healthy Weight

Staying at a Healthy Weight

Here are some practical, everyday tips on making exercise and healthy eating work for you instead of feeling like it's the other way around.

How Much Sleep Do I Need?

How Much Sleep Do I Need?

Teens need about 8-1/2 to more than 9 hours of sleep each night. But you might not be getting it. Here's why - and tips for getting more shut-eye.

Hygiene Basics

Hygiene Basics

Puberty causes all kinds of changes in your body - and some may not make you feel very desirable. Read this article for information on dealing with greasy hair, perspiration, and body hair.

Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown Toenails

A toenail is ingrown when it begins to break through and grow into the soft skin of the toe. Find out more about ingrown toenails.

A Guy's Guide to Body Image

A Guy's Guide to Body Image

Many people think of guys as being carefree when it comes to appearance. But guys spend plenty of time in front of the mirror. And some worry just as much as girls do about their looks.

Technology: 5 Ways To Reboot Yourself

Technology: 5 Ways To Reboot Yourself

Sending and receiving messages late at night can disrupt your sleep and leave you tired and unfocused when it's time for school.

Secondhand Smoke

Secondhand Smoke

Experts now know that breathing in someone else's secondhand smoke is bad for you. Find out what you can do about it.

Tips for Taking Care of Your Skin

Tips for Taking Care of Your Skin

Sometimes it may seem like your skin is impossible to manage, especially when you find a huge zit on your nose or a cold sore at the corner of your mouth. Here are ways to prevent and treat common skin problems.

Common Sleep Problems

Common Sleep Problems

Sleep problems can keep some teens awake at night even when they want to sleep. If that sounds like you, find out what you can do.

Stop Smoking: Your Personal Plan

Stop Smoking: Your Personal Plan

This interactive feature helps you come up with a plan to stop smoking.

Tampons, Pads, and Other Period Supplies

Tampons, Pads, and Other Period Supplies

When it comes to pads and tampons, there are lots of choices. It may take some experimenting before you find what works best for you. Here are some tips.

Taking Care of Your Teeth

Taking Care of Your Teeth

There's a lot more to taking care of your teeth than breath mints and mouth sprays. Read this article to learn the facts on flossing, how to give plaque the brush-off, and much more.

5 Ideas for Better Sleep

5 Ideas for Better Sleep

Insomnia can be a big problem for teens. Read our tips on getting a good night's sleep.

Taking Care of Your Vision

Taking Care of Your Vision

Even if you're lucky enough to have perfect vision, taking care of and protecting your eyes is vital to keeping your peepers perfect. Learn all about how to take care of your baby blues (or browns or greens) in this article.

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