Best Health and Wellness Sites for Kids and Teens

The rapid changes that affect kids' bodies and minds can be confusing, if not scary. And talking about their feelings can be hard, so it can help them to use outside resources. These thoughtful sites give kids and teens a forum where they can ask honest questions and get candid responses about their physical and mental health. For more interactive ways for your kids to understand their health needs, check out our picks for the Best Health Apps and Games for Kids.

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Arthur Family Health Website Poster Image
Accessible info on allergies, asthma, and kid health.
URL: http://pbskids.org/arthur/health/
(2014)
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Fizzy's Lunch Lab Website Poster Image
Web-exclusive animated series promotes good nutrition.
URL: http://pbskids.org/lunchlab/
(2009)
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Cwist Website Poster Image
Well-designed, goal-based motivation system rewards kids.
URL: https://www.cwist.com/
(2014)
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Just for Kids Website Poster Image
Easy-to-digest content; activities make you hungry for more.
URL: http://urbanext.illinois.edu/kids/index.cfm
(2013)
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ZisBoomBah Website Poster Image
Healthy meal planning made fun and practical for kids.
URL: http://www.zisboombah.com
(2011)
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Nourish Interactive Website Poster Image
Fun games on pro-nutrition site, needs some updates.
URL: http://www.nourishinteractive.com/kids/kidsarea.html
(2012)
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Activity TV Website Poster Image
Videos teach kids skills; better if parents help browse.
URL: http://www.activitytv.com
(2013)
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KidsHealth.org/kid Website Poster Image
The doc is in with kid-friendly health advice.
URL: http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/
(2007)
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Playnormous Website Poster Image
Games help kids combat mixed messages about health.
URL: http://www.playnormous.com
(2009)
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It's My Life Website Poster Image
Solid tween advice site talks about everything.
URL: http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/
(2007)
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Let's Move! Website Poster Image
The First Lady's fight against childhood obesity.
URL: http://www.letsmove.gov/
(2012)
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InnerBody Website Poster Image
Have fun with anatomy using 3-D images, interactive tools.
URL: http://www.innerbody.com
(2012)
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Teen LifeCheck Website Poster Image
Health site takes "whole life" approach to teen well-being.
URL: http://www.nhs.uk/Tools/Pages/Lifecheck.aspx
(2009)
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BodiMojo Website Poster Image
Frank and factual information about teen health issues.
URL: http://www.bodimojo.com
(2011)
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Center for Young Women's Health Website Poster Image
Helpful health site discusses the facts of life and more.
URL: http://www.youngwomenshealth.org
(2010)
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Fitsmi Website Poster Image
Teen girls can learn healthy habits with cool, free tool.
URL: http://www.fitsmi.com/
(2014)
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I Wanna Know Website Poster Image
Frank sexual health site from a trustworthy organization.
URL: http://www.iwannaknow.org/
(2012)
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Proud2BMe Website Poster Image
Fab community, resources on positive body image for teens.
URL: http://proud2bme.org
(2014)
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Sex, Etc. Website Poster Image
Smart sex-ed site puts spotlight on teen contributors.
URL: http://www.sexetc.org
(2012)
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Sparticl Website Poster Image
Great science resource, but advanced content can stump kids.
URL: http://www.sparticl.org/
(2015)
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SuperBetter Website Poster Image
Develop, strengthen positive habits with motivating game.
URL: https://www.superbetter.com/
(2014)
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TeensHealth.org Website Poster Image
Take as directed.
URL: http://www.teenshealth.org/
(2005)
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We're Fed Up Website Poster Image
Teen-created health site takes aim at food marketing.
URL: http://www.werefedup.com
(2009)
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Young Men's Health Website Poster Image
Smart site covers physical, emotional, and sexual health.
URL: http://www.youngmenshealthsite.org
(2010)
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Go Ask Alice! Website Poster Image
Health professionals tackle personal questions with candor.
URL: http://goaskalice.columbia.edu/
(2012)
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Scarleteen Website Poster Image
Edgy sex-ed site best suited for mature teens.
URL: http://www.scarleteen.com
(2011)
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