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Physical Health

Health Service for Adolescent

This service is available in all government health clinics for individuals 10-19 years old in accordance with the National Youth Health Policy that emphasizes the well-being of adolescents’ overall physical, social, mental and spiritual attributes. When did the service start? The Adolescent Health Service started in 1996 under the expanded …

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Sports & Injury

Most sports are not free from injuries. Sports injuries vary with the kind of sport and the mechanism of its injury. However injuries are more common in contact sports.   What are the common causes of sports injuries? Collisions Direct blows – by the opponent or by a sport equipment …

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Adolescent Blood Cholesterol

Sometimes high cholesterol levels are found in children and teenagers. It is usually a condition that runs in families (genetic condition) and is called Familial hypercholesterolemia. You may feel well and not realize you have this condition until you do a blood cholesterol test.

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Exercise & Fitness

1.      What is fitness? Fitness is one’s physical state of being able to effectively carry out the activities of daily living, take part in a sporting or recreational activity and still have reserve energy for emergencies. Fitness can be improved with appropriate exercises. Total physical fitness is recognized by its …

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