HomeClinical TopicsHigh-volume texting teens more likely to engage in risky behavior

High-volume texting teens more likely to engage in risky behavior

Teens who text and send more than 120 messages per school day are 40% more likely to engage in risky behavior according to a Case Western Reserve University study. Students who “hyper-texted” were more likely to smoke cigarettes, tried alcohol, be binge drinkers, and use illicit drugs compared to those who didn’t hyper-text. Read more here.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Recent Content

For Nurse Practitioners

uterine fibroids

Do Vitamins, Plants Help Uterine Fibroid Risk or Treatment?

A research team out of Poland recently undertook a comprehensive examination of published data to determine the role that vitamins and diet might play...