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Teenage wellness: Keeping your kids safe and healthy

As children grow into teens and then approach adulthood, it can be hard to know how to best support them. From social pressures to social media to skincare, the teenage years are full of decisions for both you and your child. As your teen gains independence and approaches adulthood, we're here for them and we're here for you. Learn more below.

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  • Teens and technology: What to do about social media

    The majority of teenagers use at least one social media app every day. While social media can have some benefits, it also has its drawbacks. Learn how you can help your teenager use social media responsibly.

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  • Talking to your teenager about risky behaviors.

    As children grow into young adults, it’s natural for them to take more risks. Read about how we can help our children avoid dangerous risks and choose healthy ones.

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  • HPV vaccine: What is it and why is it important?

    The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is one of the best tools we have for cancer prevention. Find out who needs the vaccine and why.

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  • Developing a healthy skincare routine

    With so many skincare products on the market, it can be challenging to know what your skin needs. Understand the basics of building a healthy skincare routine as a teenager, as well as when to find a dermatologist.

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  • Your teenager's appointments and their privacy

    Learn how HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) affects your teenager's medical appointments and what to expect at those appointments.

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  • Find a pediatrician or family care provider

    Whether you’re looking for a pediatrician for your teen or looking for a care provider for the whole family, you can find an Adventist Health provider near you.