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Good — and bad — news about today’s teens

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by Claire McCarthy, MD,

The results are in from the 2015 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS). There is a lot to celebrate — but there are also some trends that parents, and everyone who spends time with or works with teens, should know about.

The YRBS is a nationwide survey of high school students conducted every two years. More than 15,000 students participated in the 2015 survey.

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