Teen Health Center

When children reach their teen years, they are certain that they know more than their parents. Sometimes that's hard to take, especially when we look back through the eyes of our own experience and see the mistakes they are about to make.

We want to tell them just to take our word for it and follow in our footsteps. It would make their lives so much easier. Or would it? It’s helpful to remind ourselves that being a teen is very different from raising a teen. Dr. Greene’s Teen and Adolescent Center is here to help.

Featured Article

Mononucleosis: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Introduction Mononucleosis has been nicknamed the “kissing disease,” many parents think of mono as a disease of teens and young adults. They don’t know that young children are also commonly affected. One form of mono is seen almost only in young children: a few children with mono display the Alice-in-Wonderland syndrome – sizes, shapes, and …

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Q&A Guides

Questions from parents and teens covering everything from love and sex to cigarettes and body odor.


Concerned about something regarding your teen’s health? How can you treat their condition, and is it contagious? Our articles take a detailed look at health matters pertinent to teens.


From social media to vaping to dating, parenting a teen is new territory for most parents.


Staying engaged in education during the teen years is key to lifelong success. Let us help.

Activities & Fun

The things kids enjoyed may no longer be engaging for teens. Here are some positive ideas for staying engaged.

Growing up

The changes that occur during puberty signal the move from childhood into adulthood and that isn't always easy.