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Health

A combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being

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Wellness

A state of well-being or total health

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Adolescence

The stage of life between childhood and adulthood

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Puberty

The time when you star developing physical characteristics of adults of your gender

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Hormones

Chemical substances, produced in glands, that help regulate many body functions

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Peers

People in your age group

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Community Service

Volunteer programs whose goal is to improve the community and life of its residents

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Lifestyle Factors

Behaviors and habits that help determine a person's level of health

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Risk Behaviors

Actions or behaviors that might cause injury or harm to yourself or others

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Sedentary Lifestyle

A way of life that includes little physical activity

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Cumulative Risks

Related risks that increase in effect with each added risk

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Precautions

Planned actions taken before an event to increase the chances of a safe outcome

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Prevention

Taking steps to keep something from happening or getting worse

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Abstinence

The conscious, active choice not to participate in high-risk behaviors

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Attitude

A personal feeling or belief

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