More Eighth Graders Trying Illegal Drugs, But Teen Births Drop

The number of eighth graders who reported trying illegal drugs increased from 2009 to 2010, according to data released by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). But other statistics contained in the report "America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being 2011" are much more promising: The number of 12th graders who reported binge drinking decreased, as did the number of teens who gave birth. The reasons for the decrease in the number of teen births are unknown, but government...Full Story
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