September 10, 2015

THE CULTURE WARS ARE A ROUT:

Are Today's Teens Better Behaved Than Their Parents Were? (Kimberly Leonard, Sept. 10, 2015, US News)

Teens today are making some better choices about substance abuse, which some say is a sign that public health messages are working.

The latest data released Thursday by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration shows that teens are drinking and smoking less, and reducing their use of prescription painkillers. The news comes just after another study on teens released this summer, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which showed that teen pregnancy was not only down but that teens were delaying sex.

Posted by at September 10, 2015 8:26 PM
  

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