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More than 5 million, nearly 25 percent, said they had abused these medications. The United States appears to be in the throes of a prescription drug abuse crisis among teens, continue reading »
Our nation’s adolescents are becoming increasingly diverse, and this trend will continue in the decades to come. Today, more than one in five youth between the ages of 10 and 19 in the United States is Hispanic continue reading »
A recent study in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine shows that many teenagers are ‘sexting’, including Latino teens though not to the levels of other demographics. continue reading »
Increased use may have contributed to drop in teen births, researcher says. More teenage girls are using contraceptives, which may explain part of the dramatic drop in the continue reading »
Only Half of Teens, 51 Percent, Now Say They See “Great Risk” in Using Marijuana Regularly ~Teen Abuse of Rx and Over-The-Counter Medicines Remain at Dangerous Levels~ continue reading »
A national analysis of drug abuse among teens released yesterday – among the most comprehensive to date – found that Native American, Latino and white adolescents have the highest rates of drug-related disorders. continue reading »
Attorney General Lisa Madigan today joined with Secretary of State Jesse White, state attorneys general nationwide, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Ad Council continue reading »