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Adolescent Health Topics -- Office of Adolescent Health

Adolescent health spans many areas, from mental and physical health to healthy relationships. The choices made and behaviors adopted during these years affect adolescents' overall wellbeing and, potentially, their health throughout their lives.

Center for Young Women’s Health – for Parents

This selection of English and Spanish health guides is specifically targeted towards parents of young women ages 13-22. Topics include endometriosis, vaccines, depression, birth control, and many more.

Centers for Disease Control Parent Information

Learn how to handle common parenting challenges through interactive activities, videos, and more!, or the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse, is an excellent place for new and experienced dads to find information and support about parenting, specifically written for fathers.

Health Source - Consumer Edition

Designed with the consumer in mind, this database provides easy-to-understand health information on a myriad of topics, including diseases and disorders, food science and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.

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Created by the American Academy of Pediatrics, HealthyChildren covers all ages and stages of parenting from birth through young-adulthood.  Browse the site by your child's age or health issue, find timely tips relating to current health and wellness topics in the news, and enjoy articles on healt

KidsHealth from Nemours

KidsHealth is the #1 most-visited website for children's health and development. At the bottom of each article, you'll find links to related features created for kids and teens. We encourage you to share them!

Monitoring Your Teen's Activities : What Parents and Families Should Know

The teen years are a time of rapid growth, exploration, and risk taking. Taking risks provides young people the opportunity to test their skills and abilities and discover who they are.

NJ Parent Link: The Early Childhood, Parenting, and Professional Resource Center

This site supports parents and provides NJ-specific information covering pregnancy through parenting teenagers. There are resources about developmental and behavioral health, family health and nutrition, and much more.

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