Girl Power! U.S. Department of Health and Human Services health promotion information and resources for 9- to 14-year-old girls.
Smoke-Free Kids.Tobacco information and prevention resources from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Adolescent Health On-Line. Resources for physicians and families from the American Medical Association.
www.GoAskAlice.columbia.edu An interesting and very honest and open site from Columbia University in New York City
www.youngwomenshealth.org is a site run by the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine and the Division of Gynecology at Children’s Hospital Boston. The mission of this site is to help teen girls, their parents, teachers, and health care providers improve their understanding of normal health and development, as well as of specific diseases and conditions. We want to empower teen girls and young women around the world to take an active role in their own health care.
www.youngmenshealthsite.org is a site that is also run by the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Children’s Hospital Boston, but is geared towards information for young men.
www.healthychildren.org is a good site from The American Academy of Pediatrics about teenagers, as well as all other aspects of childhood.
The Nemours Foundation (kidshealth.org/teen) has a good site for teenager information as well.
Acne is a major problem for many teenagers, and the American Academy of Dermatology has this good webpage to help out with this common skin issue.