Birth Control

If you are going to be sexually active, there are many forms of birth control available. Read on to learn more about each type and its effectiveness in preventing pregnancy. Also, be sure to talk to a medical professional who can help you decide which method is best for you. And remember, if you are sexually active and not using one of these methods, then whether you realize it or not, you are actually planning to get pregnant.

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Stress Management: Key to Well Being

 

A 2013 study reported 64% of surveyed teens experienced moderate or extreme stress in the past month, and 13% of teens say they experienced extreme stress levels. This statistic is drastically higher than the rates of adults experiencing extreme stress. 

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Get Vaccinated

Getting routine shots from your doctor is never fun, but getting HPV is worse.

Protect yourself by getting vaccinated. The HPV Vaccine is cancer prevention. Ask your doctor about what you can do to stay safe, or call 865-215-5000 to schedule a vaccination appointment at the Health Department.