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Common Diseases and Disorders of Teens

The teen years can be a time of optimal physical health. Most parents, however, encounter problems with their teen's physical health. From minor issues that are quickly resolved to chronic concerns that affect a teen's overall quality of life, there are a range of diseases and disorders that can affect teenagers. Explore the signs, symptoms, causes and treatments of many common teen ailments.
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Asthma and Teens: Tips for Parents
From The Children's Hospital in Colorado, information for parents about teens and asthma.

Teens and Scoliosis
Your teen came home with a letter from the school nurse saying that there are signs of scoliosis - what next? Find out the basics about scoliosis from About.com's Guide to Pediatrics.

Someone at School Has MRSA!
Someone at your teen's school has MRSA. Should you keep your child home from school? How can you protect yourself and your family? Find out more about MRSA in schools from the Centers of Disease Control.

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