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American teens getting early start on heart disease risk, survey says

Teens Heart Disease - LA Times

The proportion of American adolescents who exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet and are free of risk factors for future heart disease is "alarmingly low," says a major new survey of teen health.


Kids with ADHD more likely to use drugs, analysis finds

They're up to three times more likely to use substances nicotine, cocaine and marijuana in adolescence and as young adults, research suggests. ...


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