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Study: Hookah, E-Cigarette Smoking On The Rise With Teens

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta announced recently that use of hookahs and e-cigarettes is on the rise in teenagers throughout the United States.

11/16/2013

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Study: Teenagers Find Slim Cigarettes Cooler, Safer

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each day in the United States, nearly 4,000 people younger than 18 years of age smoke their first cigarette. Within that age group, an estimated 1,000 youth become daily cigarette smokers.

11/12/2013

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Boys, 14 And 16, Charged With Murder In Marietta

Marietta police say they’ve arrested two teenagers in the killing of a man found in a bus station parking lot with a knife wound to his chest.

10/01/2013

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Officials Launch “Generation Rx” Campaign To Help Youth With Drug Abuse

State officials and lawmakers have launched a campaign aimed at addressing the issue of prescription drug abuse among teenagers in the state.

05/15/2013

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Study: Frequency Of Young Adolescent Sex ‘Greatly Exaggerated’

Researchers at the Guttmacher Institute have found that younger teens are engaging in sex far less frequently than the general public may think.

04/02/2013

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CDC: 24 E. Coli Illnesses Linked To Frozen Foods

Health officials say at least 24 people have become sick from an outbreak of E. coli infections linked to frozen snack foods marketed to children.

03/29/2013

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Study: Dietary Supplements Increasing In Popularity Among Teens

Medical researchers have discovered that an increasing number of teenagers are turning to dietary supplements in order to achieve their ideal bodies.

11/20/2012

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Three High School Students Suspended For Facebook Threats

LAWRENCEVILLE (WAOK) – Three teenage students have recently been suspended from Mountain View High School after posting threatening comments on Facebook to commit a mass murder. One student posted plans about the attack, while two […]

WAOK-AM–09/26/2012