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Patient Health Education Portal: Teen and Adolescent Health (High School - College)

The patient's guide to authoritative health information on the Internet.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

About Child & Teen BMI

Body Mass Index (BMI) measures the size and growth patterns of children and teens. You will learn about BMI, how to use the BMI calculator, and what the numbers represent. 

Nemours Foundation:

Teens Talk About Life (Videos)

You will listen to teens talk about bullying, school stress, getting along with families,  ADHD, depression, and staying healthy. 

© 1995-2019. The Nemours Foundation/KidsHealth®. Reprinted with permission.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

College Health and Safety

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides you with tips to help you stay safe and healthy in college.

American Academy of Pediatrics:

  • Provides information on developmental stages, healthy living practices, safety, conditions A-Z, injuries and emergencies and a list of vaccine preventable diseases.
  • Includes apps for families, an e-magazine, and parent webinars.
  • Spanish version available.

Contact A Librarian

Do you need help finding health information? Contact our clinical librarian.

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  Health Information Request


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Disclaimer: The librarians at Darnall Medical Library are happy to respond to requests for health information from WRNMMC patients and families. The librarians are not doctors and cannot provide medical advice or interpret the information provided. Only health care providers can evaluate how health information may apply to a patient's specific situation, discuss medical conditions, and make health-related recommendations and suggestions.

Links, photos, or content shared from another site do not indicate endorsement by WRNMMC or by any other federal agency. Advice on the treatment or care of an individual patient should be obtained through consultation with a physician who has examined that patient or is familiar with that patient's medical history.

WRNMMC Contacts

Telephone Number(s): (301) 295-4000
Front Desk: (301) 319-7070
Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
Location: Building 19, 4th Floor
Telephone: (301) 295-4941/4900


Special thanks to the patients, families and providers of WRNMMC.  Special thanks to S. Echelmeyer for graphic image designs.

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