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Body Piercing
Can I Pierce My Own Eyebrow?
Tattoos

Body Basics Library

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Blood
Bones, Muscles, and Joints
Brain and Nervous System
Digestive System
Ears
Endocrine System
Eyes
Female Reproductive System
Heart and Circulatory System
Immune System
Kidneys and Urinary Tract
Lungs and Respiratory System
Male Reproductive System
Metabolism
Mouth and Teeth
Skin, Hair, and Nails
Spleen and Lymphatic System

Body Beautiful

A Guy's Guide to Body Image
Body Piercing
Can I Prevent Acne?
Cellulite
Help! Is This My Body?
Plastic Surgery
Should I Gain Weight?
Stretch Marks
Tanning
Tattoos

Getting Medical Care

5 Tips for Surviving Shots
Adolescent Medicine Specialists
All About Orthodontia
Allergy Testing
Anesthesia - What to Expect
Anesthesia Basics
Blood Transfusions
Blood Types
Breast and Pelvic Exams
Chemotherapy
Choosing Your Own Doctor
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Electronic Health Records
Finding Low-Cost Medical Care
Finding Low-Cost Mental Health Care
Getting Rid of Old Medications
Health Care: What Do You Know?
Health Insurance Basics
Health Insurance: Cracking the Code
IV (Video)
Managing Your Medical Care
Medical Tests: What to Expect (Video)
Physical Therapy
Plastic Surgery
Primary Care Doctors: Who's Who
Questions to Ask Your Doctor
Radiation Sickness
Skin Biopsy
Talking to Your Doctor
Testicular Exams
The Flu Vaccine
Types of Anesthesia
Understanding Medications and What They Do
What Should I Do if a Medicine Gives Me Side Effects Like a Fast Heartbeat?
What to Expect When Your Cast Comes Off
What's It Like to Have Surgery?
What's It Like to Stay in the Hospital?
What's the Difference Between a Treatment and a Cure?
Who's Who in the Hospital
Why Do Doctors Press on Your Stomach During a Checkup?
Why Do I Faint After Getting a Shot?
Wound Healing and Care

Health Basics

5 Tips for Surviving Shots
5 Ways to Fight the Flu
Donating Blood
Fainting
Figuring Out Health News
Getting Rid of Old Medications
Hand Washing
Health Care: What Do You Know?
Health Insurance Basics
Health Insurance: Cracking the Code
How to Fill a Prescription
Immunizations
Managing Your Medical Care
Refilling a Prescription
The 5-Second Rule
The Basics on Genes and Genetic Disorders
What's the Difference Between Infectious and Contagious?
Why Should I Care About Germs?
Your Medical Records

Skin Stuff

Acanthosis Nigricans
Blisters, Calluses, and Corns
Body Piercing
Bruises
Can Acne Scars Be Removed?
Can I Prevent Acne?
Cellulite
Cold Sores (HSV-1)
Cuts, Scratches, and Scrapes
Dandruff
Eczema
Hair Removal
Hand Washing
Hives (Urticaria)
How Do I Get Rid of Eczema Scars?
I Got Blisters From a Sunburn. What Should I Do?
Indoor Tanning
Ingrown Toenails
Is Tanning Making Me Itch?
It Looks Like There's Dirt on My Skin That Won't Wash Off. What's Going On?
Melanoma
Molluscum Contagiosum
Myths About Acne
Shaving
Skin Biopsy
Stretch Marks
Tanning
Tattoos
Tips for Taking Care of Your Skin
Vitiligo
Warts
Why Do I Get Acne?

Taking Care of Your Body

5 Ideas for Better Sleep
A Guy's Guide to Body Image
Backpack Basics
Common Sleep Problems
Cuts, Scratches, and Scrapes
Earbuds
Easy Exercises for Teens
Finding the Right Bra
Fitness: Liz's Story
Healthy Eating: Mikayla's Story
How Much Sleep Do I Need?
Hygiene Basics
Ingrown Toenails
Motivation and the Power of Not Giving Up
Secondhand Smoke
Staying at a Healthy Weight
Stop Smoking: Your Personal Plan
Taking Care of Your Hair
Taking Care of Your Teeth
Taking Care of Your Vision
Tampons, Pads, and Other Period Supplies
Technology: 5 Ways To Reboot Yourself
Tips for Taking Care of Your Skin
What Causes Bad Breath?
What Teens Say About Sleep
Why Do I Sweat So Much?
Why Exercise Is Wise