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Teen Health

Getting some orthodontic work done in the near future? The days of being stuck with traditional, shiny steel braces are over—you have choices now! more

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If you're juggling two-hour practices daily or playing in long games, follow these tips to make sure you're properly fueled. more

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Meet Anna Alford-—senior at UAB, former sorority girl, and recovering addict. This is her story—from addiction to recovery. more

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The #metoo movement has swept our nation and has been in the news daily. Consequently, the way we talk about consent is changing. more

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More than 4,300 young people under 21 die each year from alcohol. More than 90% of the alcohol they consume is by binge drinking. more

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Youth suicide in the United States has surged to the highest level in nearly 30 years, a federal data analysis has found, with increases in every age group except older adults. more

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We all want to feel confident, comfortable, and happy with ourselves, but sometimes that is easier said than done—especially if you struggle with acne. more

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Parent/teen relationships can be very challenging, but that doesn’t mean these relationships are doomed to fail and be a nightmare for both parties! Understanding the teenage brain can help. more

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Let’s face it-being a teenager isn’t easy. We live in a social, academic, and even family environment that can cause stress, anxiety, depression, exhaustion, and other things that contribute to low quality of life, low self-esteem, and ... more

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“Ugh! What is this constant feeling in the pit of my stomach? For the past six months, I just feel nervous all the time. At times my palms begin to sweat, I feel unusually hot and begin to lose my breath. I hate this feeling! What is this?” more

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Although bottled water is now the drink of choice for many teens, soda, energy drinks, and sport drinks remain the top source of sugar in children’s and teens’ diets. more

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You may assume that sex trafficking is not a big problem in our corner of the world, but the truth is that the southeast is a key area for human trafficking; 40 percent of the major hubs in the United States are in the southeast. more

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Often times we love people but it’s not received or appreciated. “The Five Love Languages” by Gary Chapman reveals how this can happen and the ways we can communicate value, encouragement and love to others. We’ve broken it down so you can start... more

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According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 40 million Americans are at risk for developing osteoporosis- a disease that makes bones weak, brittle and more prone to fractures.  However, the effects are not immediate. Osteoporosis is... more

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It's that time of year again- Spring Break is right around the corner! A chance to relax, have fun with friends, and take a breather from mountains of schoolwork. Sometimes, we can get so focused on having fun that we forget to stay safe, though. more

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We’ve all seen it happen; Mom and Dad spend thousands (!!) of dollars straightening their teen’s smile only to see teeth shift back to their pre-braces state. We asked Dr. Chapman of Chapman Orthodontics for his advice! more

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According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, over 60% of surgeons reported an increase in cosmetic surgery for younger patients in 2015. more

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Mononucleosis or “Mono” for short is known as “the kissing disease,” but it’s not only spread through kissing. Mono is a virus that presents flu-like symptoms. It’s usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). more

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According to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), current vaping or ENDS (electronic nicotine delivery system) use among high school students tripled nationwide from 2013 to 2014. more

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Student athletes have many choices to make: which sport to play, what brand of gear to use, what position to play and increasingly, what kind of sports beverage to drink. In fact, sports drinks are one of the most marketed products to young adults. more

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