Teens

Wyoming Teens Turning Away From Alcohol and Tobacco
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A study indicates fewer Wyoming junior high and high school students are using alcohol and tobacco. The Wyoming Department of Health says 17 of the 19 participating counties saw substantial reductions in alcohol use and 15 of 19 showed substantial reductions in tobacco u…
Disturbing Report Says Marijuana Use Among Teens Is on the Rise
A new survey suggests that more teenagers today are smoking pot rather than cigarettes. According to a recent report by the Center for Disease Control, 23 percent of high school-aged kids said that they had recently partaken in marijuana, while 18 percent of those surveyed said they had smoked cigar…
How Many Teens Text While Behind the Wheel?
Teenagers aren’t drinking as much as they used to and more of them now wear seat belts, but all of that could be offset by the startling number of them who admit to texting while driving. The CDC’s Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey, which has been done every other year since 1991…
New Study Reveals Teens Are Smoking Less
There is some good news being reported about the state of young people in America. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, fewer American teens and young adults are smoking cigarettes than they were nearly a decade ago. This new report consists of data collected e…