100 Deadliest Days

Memorial Day kicked off the beginning of summer; however, with it came what the AAA (American Automobile Association) calls the 100 deadliest days for teen drivers. The days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are some of the most dangerous times to be on the…

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PCOS and Small Frequent Meals

If you are a young woman diagnosed with PCOS, you may have heard the recommendation that you should eat “small frequent meals” instead of two or three large meals during the day. This is suggested for several reasons. One reason is that it helps to…

A Life Changing Experience

It’s crazy to think that a little less than a year ago I was turning in an application for a peer leader position here at Boston Children’s Hospital. I didn’t know what to expect and I honestly didn’t think I had the skill level to…

Friends or Something More

Just like any other teen you most likely want to be accepted, loved, and respected. With everyone around you getting in and out of relationships you’re bound to instantly like someone and try to get close to them. Maybe you don’t end up with the…

Recharging With Friends

This past weekend, I visited another city to see some of my closest friends from high school and college. I attended a boarding high school for 10th-12th grades and so had a unique opportunity to befriend, live with, and grow with the kids I met…

It’s time to talk about….dental dams

A girl can’t get pregnant from giving or receiving oral sex (even if she swallows sperm, which is a common myth) but both girls and guys can get most sexually transmitted infections (STIs) from oral sex.  In fact, it’s possible to get many STIs in…

Healthy Eating Travel Tips

For many of us, summer means a break from school, a chance to spend time with our friends and family, and maybe even a summer vacation. However, during the summer, making healthy food choices, especially while traveling can be challenging! Hydration can also be difficult….

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7 Brilliant Ways to Remember to Take Your Pill!

Oral contraceptive pills are often prescribed for PCOS, however it can be challenging to remember to take a pill every day at the same time. The reason why it’s so important to take the Pill in such a regimented way is because it contains hormones….

Surviving High School

High school is a tough place for sure. I’ve been through it all and I can tell you that you will definitely need some words of wisdom to always keep in mind before moving onto this next chapter in your life. So here you go:…