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Current Teen Trends: Less Drugs and Sex, More Depression

Every year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) interviews several thousand students in its annual survey on teen behavior. The results were released this month. On the positive side, fewer high school students are having sex or abusing drugs. On the negative side, bullying is still a pervasive problem, and there has been an increase in the number

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Teen Interest in E-Cigarettes Dramatically Rises

The use of electronic cigarettes has been increasing rapidly among teens nationwide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that current e-cigarette use among middle and high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014. The increases in e-cigarette and hookah use offset declines in use of more traditional products, such as cigarettes and cigars, resulting in no decline in

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