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Contraception

What is contraception? Contraception or birth control helps stop you from becoming pregnant. Each month an egg is released from the female ovary (ovulation). If the egg is met by a sperm, the egg can...

January 2010

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Dear Parent

Many parents wonder when to address their daughters’ gynecologic health issues. Adolescent girls are confronted with numerous challenges, and the decisions they make can have serious consequences f...

January 2009

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Depression

Number FS006

What is depression? Depression is a set of feelings of sadness, loss of pleasure, helplessness, and hopelessness that persist over time, for at least 2 weeks. Depression can be linked to alcohol ...

January 2009

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Depression - A Fact Sheet for Parents

Number FS029

What is depression? Depression is a set of feelings of sadness, loss of pleasure, helplessness, and hopelessness that persist over time, for at least 2 weeks. Depression can be associated with al...

January 2009

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Do You Have an Adolescent Girl in Your Family

We care about her health. Girls should first visit a gynecologist for health promotion, education, and prevention when they are 13–15 years old. Most girls do not need a pelvic examination at this ti...

January 2009

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Driving Safety - A Fact Sheet for Teens and Parents

Number FS007

Why is auto safety an issue for teenagers? Motor vehicle accidents (car crashes) are the number one cause of death among young people aged 16–20 years Motor vehicle accidents are a significant cause ...

January 2009

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Emergency Contraception

Number FS008

What is emergency contraception? Emergency contraception is a way of preventing pregnancy after unprotected sex. The most common type of emergency contraception involves taking hormonal pills (usua...

January 2010

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First Reproductive Health Visit

Number FS010

It is recommended that adolescent girls see a gynecologist for the first time when they are between the ages of 13 years and 15 years. Why should you go to a gynecologist? Getting to know your heal...

January 2010

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Human Papillomavirus

Number FS011

What is human papillomavirus (HPV)? Human papillomavirus is a family of viruses that causes infection on the skin or mucous membranes of various areas of the body. There are many different types of ...

January 2010

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Internet Safety

Number FS012

What are the risks of using the Internet? All kinds of material are on the web. You may come across material that is inappropriate and disturbing, including sexual, violent, drug-promoting, or other...

January 2009