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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.

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