Category Archives: Center for Young Women’s Health

Introducing Amanda

Hello everyone! My name is Amanda and I am 17 years old. I am a rising senior and my favorite classes are biology and chemistry; I love science and being able to explore the world and how it works! I am one of the captains…

Goodbye from Njoki

Goodbye! Unfortunately, the time for me to move on from the Center for Young Women’s Health has come. In the fall, I will be going to Duke University in North Carolina. I plan to study Global Health and Psychology on the pre-med track. I am…

Teen Voices of COVID19: How are you staying entertained, active, healthy, and connected during social distancing?

In Teen Voices of COVID19, we interview the Center for Young Women’s Health teenage Peer Leaders for insight into their unique experiences during the coronavirus pandemic. Q: How are you staying entertained, active, healthy, and connected during social distancing? Njoki: My friends and I group…

Seasonal Allergies

What causes them? Seasonal Allergies happen when your body’s immune system overreacts, perceives a threat that isn’t there and attacks it. This causes the symptoms that we usually see: runny nose, itchy eyes, sneezing, sore or scratchy throat. It’s all a result of your body…