Teen girls' health

Seven sun facts

For many of us, lying in the sun is the ultimate relaxation. But too much sun can give you wrinkles, sunburn and put you at risk of skin cancer.

Festival survival guide

Sex, drugs and extra loo roll: your essential guide to staying healthy at music festivals

What happens to teen smokers?

Start smoking in your teens and you can expect stained teeth, wrinkly skin and a one-in-two chance of dying early.

Are you ready for sex?

Things to consider if you're thinking about having sex. Includes 10 questions that you should ask yourself.

Girls' bodies Q&A

Answers to questions about girls' bodies, including puberty and sex, vaginal discharge and pregnancy.

15 things you should know about sex

Common myths about pregnancy, STIs, being gay or lesbian, and first-time sex.

Teen girls and iron

Getting enough iron is especially important for teenage girls. Find out why, and how to get more iron into your diet.

Bereavement and young people

Advice and support to help you get through the loss of someone important to you.

Healthy eating for teens

A healthy diet can help you look and feel great. Don't opt for the latest food fad: find out the truth about eating well.

Dealing with acne

Around 80% of teenagers and many adults have acne. Find out what causes it and what treatments are available

Am I pregnant?

Information if you think you're pregnant, including pregnancy tests, signs of pregnancy, and where to get help.

Is your partner treating you properly?

Information for teenagers on what constitutes abuse, including physical, emotional and verbal abuse, and where to get help.

Alcohol and sex

The risks of having sex after drinking, including STIs, pregnancy, with tips for staying safe when you go out drinking.

All other articles on Teen girls 15-18

Alcohol myth buster

Test your knowledge of alcohol-related risks and make sure you're fully informed. Can you tell fact from fiction?

Alcohol myth buster

Media last reviewed: 27/12/2012

Next review due: 27/12/2014

Condom, no condom?

Link to YouTube website

You decide what happens in this interactive video about sexual health.

Andrew Tindall

Andrew Tindall: 'I think everyone should volunteer'

Find out why the 16-year-old star of Young Apprentice 2012 volunteers in a retirement home specialising in dementia

Mumps vaccine for teenagers

Cases of mumps among students are soaring: advice for parents and teenagers

Video: self-harm

Watch this video and find out why young people may self-harm, and get advice on how to get the right support

Take a LifeCheck

Link to NHS LifeCheck.

A few moments spent now could add years to your life.

Sex and young people

Answers to sex FAQs, including saying no, what to do if a condom splits, being gay and more