Plugged In: Today’s teens are best-behaved generation on record

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You might be scratching your head at the headline on this story. How can today’s teens be the best-behaved generation on record?

According to a report on, The Centers for Disease Control found today’s teens are better behaved that any other time since the federal government began collecting data.

Here are some highlights from the report:

  • The teen birth rate is at an all-time low.
  • Fewer teens are having unprotected sex.
  • High school seniors are drinking less, smoking less, and barely using cocaine.
  • Nearly a third of 18 to 24- year-olds meet the federal exercise guildelines.


To see more of this report, click here.

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