"Teens Smoking Less, But Also Less Active"

Teen drinking and smoking habits examined in survery of youth risk behaviors

(dailyRx News) Parents can try to teach their kids safe habits, but when it comes down to it, teens will make their own decisions. The CDC has released new data on teens’ potentially risky behaviors.

A new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) measured a number of behaviors among high school students, including drinking, safety issues and topics tied to obesity.

The report found declines in tobacco smoking and physical fighting, but found that many teens were texting and driving and spending a lot of time being physically inactive.

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