Teens rejecting risky behavior, but eating more

05/21/2004 | NYTimes.com

Fewer teens are having unprotected sex, drinking alcohol and smoking, but more are overweight, eating poorly and forgoing physical exercise, says a new study by the CDC. Dr. Howell Wechsler, acting director of the CDC's adolescence and school health division, said the centers have launched new national campaigns to promote physical activity, particularly in schools.

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