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Your Child's Checkup: 19 Years

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OrganizationCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
http://www.cdc.govThis link will open in a new window.
The CDC (the national public health institute of the United States) promotes health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

OrganizationNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
http://www.nhtsa.gov/This link will open in a new window.
NHTSA is the government agency responsible for ensuring and improving automobile and traffic safety.

Web SiteQuintessential Careers for Teens
http://www.quintcareers.com/teen_jobs.htmlThis link will open in a new window.
This site has job and career advice for teens, including part-time and summer employment.

Web SiteSociety for Adolescent Medicine
http://www.adolescenthealth.org/This link will open in a new window.
The Society for Adolescent Medicine is committed to advancing the health and well-being of adolescents. Their site also offers a locator for adolescent health professionals.

Web SitePlanned Parenthood Federation of America
http://www.plannedparenthood.orgThis link will open in a new window.
Planned Parenthood offers information on sexually transmitted diseases, birth control methods, and other issues of sexual health.

Web SiteNSTeens
http://www.nsteens.org/This link will open in a new window.
This site for teens offers advice on topics like online safety, social networking, and cyberbullying.

OrganizationPartnership for a Drugfree America
http://www.drugfree.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This site features information about drugs and their effects and treatments. The site also shows paraphernalia associated with different drugs and includes personal stories.

OrganizationNational Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
http://www.nimh.nih.govThis link will open in a new window.
NIMH offers information about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnesses, and supports research to help those with mental illness.

OrganizationThe Health Insurance Marketplace
http://www.healthcare.gov/This link will open in a new window.
Consumers can learn about, compare, buy, and enroll in health insurance at HealthCare.gov, the official site for the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Web SiteNational Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
http://www.thenationalcampaign.org/This link will open in a new window.
This site provides teen pregnancy facts, resources, and prevention tips.

Web SiteAdolescent Health Transition Project
http://depts.washington.edu/healthtrThis link will open in a new window.
This is a health and transition resource for adolescents with special health care needs, chronic illnesses, and physical or developmental disabilities.


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