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Teen Health Quiz
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? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The growth spurt in girls can happen years earlier than in boys. Body parts may grow at different rates. Teens often seem to be clumsy and feel awkward during this period. A. 5% B. 9% C. 25% D. 16% 2. How much calcium does an adolescent need each day? You didn't answer thi...
Normal Growth
Normal Growth What is considered a normal growth rate? Growth involves not only the length and weight of a body, but also includes internal growth and development. Normal growth is categorized in a range used by pediatricians to gauge how a child is growing. The following are some average ranges of weight and height, based on growth charts developed by the CDC: Age Height - Females (in inches) Height - Males (in inches) Weight - Females (in pounds) Weight - Males (in pounds 1 27 to 31 28 to 32 15 to 20 ...
Infant Immunization Quiz
Take the Infant Immunization Quiz Test your knowledge of vaccinations against a variety of diseases that can affect your child. This quiz is based on information from the CDC. 1. A pregnant woman passes antibodies to her unborn baby through the placenta to protect against certain diseases. About how long does this natural immunity last after birth? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is A pregnant woman passes on antibodies to those diseases she herself is immune to. That ma...
Toilet Training Quiz
Take the Toilet Training Quiz One of the milestones for toddlers is toilet training. As a first-time parent, you may have questions about when to start and how to proceed. Learn more about toilet training by taking this quiz. 1. At what age is a child usually ready to start learning to use the toilet? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Each child is different, so your child may be ready earlier or later. Boys usually are not ready until later and take longer to learn tha...
A Guide to Your Child's Good Health and Well-Being
Substance Abuse Assessment
Do You Have a Substance Abuse Problem? Substance abuse means using drugs for non-medical reasons. The drugs can be either legal or illegal. They don't have to be illegal to be abused. If you abuse drugs, you can become dependent on them physically and mentally. Drug abuse and addiction can lead to many problems in life. They can also harm your health. Many people who abuse drugs don't know they have a problem, or don't want to admit it. They ignore the warning signs of drug abuse and don't listen to fam...
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