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Young-Adult Health

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What does it take to feel good, look great, and have the energy you need? To start, you've got to be healthy.

There's a lot to know about taking good care of yourself. When do you see a doctor, and when is it a waste of time? How are you supposed to handle infections, stress, and other health problems? How do you prevent them? When you have questions, this is where you can look for answers.

  • Safer Sex
  • STI Testing: Should I Get Tested for a Sexually Transmitted Infection?
  • Feeling Depressed
  • Stress Relief and Relaxation
  • Drinking and Your Health
  • Interactive Tool: How Much Is Smoking Costing You?
  • Weight Management: Stop Negative Thoughts
Health Topics
  • Abortion
  • Abortion: Emotional Recovery
  • Acne
  • ADHD Myths and Facts
  • ADHD: Social Skills Training
  • Alcohol Use Disorder
  • Anabolic Steroids
  • Anger, Hostility, and Violent Behavior
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Anorexia: Learning New Eating Behaviors
  • Anorexia: Learning to Trust Others
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Birth Control for Teens
  • Birth Control Pills: Missed or Skipped Periods
  • Breast Problems
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Cervical Cell Changes on a Pap Test
  • Choking Rescue Procedure: Heimlich Maneuver
  • Cocaine
  • Cold Sores
  • Common Questions About Sexual Orientation
  • Coping With Cravings When You're Quitting Tobacco
  • Date Rape Drugs
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Domestic Violence: Checklist of Things to Take When You Leave
  • Domestic Violence: Getting a Protective Order
  • Drinking and Your Health
  • Ecstasy (MDMA)
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Emergency Contraception
  • Endometriosis
  • Epididymitis
  • Feeling Depressed
  • Female Condoms
  • Female Genital Problems and Injuries
  • Food Allergies
  • Functional Ovarian Cysts
  • Gender Identity Issues: Getting Support
  • Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Heatstroke Prevention: Acclimating to the Heat
  • Heroin
  • How Birth Control Methods Prevent Pregnancy
  • How Pregnancy (Conception) Occurs
  • Inhalant Use
  • Interactive Tool: How Much Is Smoking Costing You?
  • LSD
  • Making a Plan to Cut Back on Alcohol Use
  • Male Condoms
  • Male Genital Problems and Injuries
  • Meningitis
  • Methamphetamine
  • Miscarriage
  • Missed or Irregular Periods
  • Missed Periods and Endurance Training
  • Mononucleosis (Mono)
  • Nonprescription Products for Weight Loss
  • Nutrition and Physical Activity
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Quitting Smoking
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Signs of Drug Use
  • Stop Negative Thoughts: Choosing a Healthier Way of Thinking
  • Stress Relief and Relaxation
  • Substance Use Disorder
  • Suicidal Thoughts or Threats
  • Tattoo Problems
  • Teen Relationship Abuse
  • Teen Smokers: Reasons to Quit
  • Types of Domestic Abuse
  • Vaginitis
  • Vegetarian Diets
  • What Increases Your Risk of Becoming a Victim of Domestic Abuse or Violence?
Medical Tests
  • Chlamydia Tests
  • Home Pregnancy Tests
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Test of the Cervix
  • Pap Test
  • Pelvic Exam
  • Testicular Examination and Testicular Self-Examination
  • Urine Test
  • Vaginal Self-Examination (VSE)
Make a Wise Decision
  • HPV: Should I Get the Vaccine?
  • STI Testing: Should I Get Tested for a Sexually Transmitted Infection?
Take Action
  • Depression: Stop Negative Thoughts
  • Grief: Coping With Grief
  • Headaches: Managing a Headache
  • Healthy Eating: Changing Your Eating Habits
  • Healthy Eating: Making Healthy Choices When You Eat Out
  • Insomnia: Improving Your Sleep
  • Menstrual Cramps: Relieving Pain
  • Quitting Smoking: Coping With Cravings and Withdrawal
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder: Using Light Therapy
  • Stress Management: Relaxing Your Mind and Body
  • Weight Management: Stop Negative Thoughts

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