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Teen Girls Who Smoke May Up Risk for Future Bone Disease

Half of women's bone accumulation takes place during these early years, researchers say. Teen girls who smoke may be at greater risk for osteoporosis continue reading »

Smokers Are Still High School’s ‘Cool Kids,’ Study Finds

Power of peer approval outweighs decades of public health education among teens. Peer pressure continues to prompt high school students to light up, new research suggests, continue reading »

Physical Activity Levels of High School Students—United States, 2010

High school students need more daily physical activity. High school students nationwide are not getting enough daily physical activity, according to the CDC 2010 National Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Study (NYPANS), continue reading »

Hispanic Teens Less Likely to Drink Water and Milk Than White Counterparts

Recent findings in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) suggest that teens are drinking healthy beverages, but also consuming soda. It also found that the amount of soda consumed varies among race/ethnicities. continue reading »