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The Kids Are Alright: Risky Teen Behaviors On The Decline

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Maybe it's time to give teenagers some credit: Recent data shows rates of teen pregnancy and abortion are at historic lows, and teens are drinking less and taking fewer hard drugs. However, marijuana use among teens is up. Sound Medicine's Barbara Lewis spoke with Dr. Theresa Rorhr-Kirchgraber, professor of clinical medicine and pediatrics at the IU School of Medicine, about the good news.