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Fewer US teens smoking, doing drugs. and drinking milk

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Fewer U.S. teens are smoking, having sex and doing drugs these days. Oh, and they're drinking less milk, too. Less than one-third of high school students drink a glass of milk a day, according to a large government survey released Thursday. About two decades ago, it was nearly half. Last year's...
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Fewer teens having sex and using drugs, CDC survey finds

Fewer teens having sex and using drugs, CDC survey finds

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While sex and drug use are on the decline among teenagers in the United States, other health risks - including suicidal ideation and bullying - do not appear to be subsiding, and experts are concerned.
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Sick 8-year-old girl gets special holiday surprise from her fire department

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