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Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccines


What is human papillomavirus (HPV)? Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a virus that can be passed from person to person through skin-to-skin contact. More than 100 types of HPV have been found. About 30 ...

July 2014

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Birth Control - Especially for Teens


What things should I think about when choosing a birth control method? To choose the right birth control method for you, consider the following: How well it prevents pregnancy How easy it is to us...

December 2013

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Your Changing Body - Especially for Teens


What is puberty? Puberty is the time when your body changes and becomes more like an adult. When does puberty start? It is normal for changes to start as early as 8 years old or as late as 13 ye...

September 2013

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You and Your Sexuality - Especially for Teens


What happens during puberty? When puberty starts, your brain sends signals to certain parts of the body to start growing and changing. These signals are called hormones. Hormones make your body chan...

March 2013

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Having a Baby - Especially for Teens


What is prenatal care? Prenatal care is the health care you get while you are pregnant. It includes medical care, education, and counseling. The earlier you get prenatal care, the better your chance...

February 2013

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Your First Period - Especially for Teens


What is puberty? Puberty is a time when your body begins to change to become more like an adult’s. Starting your menstrual period is one of these changes. What is a menstrual period? When pubert...

December 2012

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Your First Gynecologic Visit - Especially for Teens


When should I have my first gynecologic visit? An obstetrician-gynecologist (ob-gyn) is a doctor who specializes in the health care of women. Girls should have their first gynecologic visit between ...

May 2011

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