Vaginitis is any inflammation or infection of the vagina. It is a common problem in girls and women of all ages.
This section contains a wide range of educational articles, calculators, quizzes and risk assessments for young women. To find a specific topic quickly and easily, use the search function at the top of the page. Just type in the name of the topic you are interested in and explore the results.
A detailed look at STIs and teens, from protection and treatment to different types of STIs.
The only safe sex is no sex, most healthcare providers say. But certain precautions and safe behaviors can minimize a person’s risk of contracting a sexually transmitted infection.
The teen years bring a focus on social interactions and friendships. This includes same-gender friends, same-gender groups of friends, and cross-gender groups of friends. In addition, sexual maturity triggers teens’ interest in dating and sexual relationships.
Girls experience puberty as a sequence of events, and their pubertal changes usually begin before boys of the same age. The first pubertal change in girls usually is breast development.
Obesity is when a teen has too much body fat. Obesity is a serious, long-term disease.