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What Do You Know About Teen Health?

Test your knowledge of what it takes to be a healthy teen.

1. What portion of a of a person’s total height happens during puberty?
2. How much calcium does an adolescent need each day?
3. How often does a teen need a routine physical exam?
4. What vaccines should teens have?
5. Which eye problem most often gets worse during adolescence?
6. Anabolic steroids are illegal, but they are still used by teen athletes to boost athletic performance. Which of these groups is most likely to use them?
7. Which of these may be symptoms of alcohol or drug abuse?
Publication Source: Vitality magazine/March 2000
Author: Floria, Barbara
Online Source: Anabolic steroids, National Institute on Drug Abusehttp://teens.drugabuse.gov/drug-facts/anabolic-steroids <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: How much calcium do children and teens need, National Institute of Child Health and Human Developmenthttp://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/bonehealth/conditioninfo/pages/children.aspx <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: 2017 Recommended Immunizations for Children 7-18 Years Old, CDChttps://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/downloads/teen/parent-version-schedule-7-18yrs-bw.pdf <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: Physical changes during puberty, American Academy of Pediatricshttps://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/gradeschool/puberty/Pages/Physical-Development-of-School-Age-Children.aspx <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: Myopia (Nearsightedness), American Academy of Pediatricshttps://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/eyes/Pages/Myopia-Nearsightedness.aspx <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Editor: Sinovic, Dianna
Online Medical Reviewer: Adler, Liora C, MD
Online Medical Reviewer: Dozier, Tennille, RN, BSN, RDMS
Date Last Reviewed: 5/1/2017