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ADOL: Adolescence Directory On-Line
Information on health, teen violence and more, plus a Teens Only section.

Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Information on lots of topics, including birth control options, your first gynecological exam, and nutrition. For Teens
This site is for teens. It includes many topics including common conditions, sexuality, drugs and alcohol, staying healthy, and eating problems.
This site is sponsored by the National Women's Health Information Center and has information on fitness, nutrition, drugs, disability, relationships, and much, much more.

Go Ask Alice!
Ask Alice a question or read questions submitted by your peers. Learn about relationships, health & fitness, sexual heath, mental health, and more.

healthfinder: Teen Health
Includes an extensive list of health topics.
This site provides health and wellness information just for girls. Read articles about fitness, keeping healthy, and sexual health. You can even read the newsletter.

MEDLINEplus: Children and Teenagers
Includes an extensive list of health topics.

MEDLINEplus: Teen Development
Includes topics such as exercise, television watching, growth, body image, puberty, etc.

MEDLINEplus: Teen Health
Includes topics on exercise, medical care, specific conditions, nutrition, statistics, etc.

Our Bodies Ourselves
A companion website to the multi-editioned book of the same name, this site is has information about all aspects of women's health. It includes excerpts from the 35th anniversary edition of the book, as well as unique content and links to other resources.

Society for Women's Health Research
Click on About Your Health and read about a variety of topics.

The Teen Brain:  Still Under Construction
"This brochure describes changes in the brain that occur during the teen years, and the significance of this stage of development." From the National Institute of Mental Health.
All about your health!

Read about body basics, mind matter, sexual health, food & fitness and more.

TeenSpace @ the Internet Public Library
Has a great list of websites for teens.

We're Talking: Palo Alto Medical Foundation Teen Center
Lots of good information on body art, bullying, risky behavior, and much more.

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