Sunday, December 14, 2003


“One in five 15-year-olds are obese, one in four are regular smokers, teenage drinking is on the increase, and as many as 60 per cent of 16- to 24-year-olds admit to not using condoms. Dr Peter Maguire, deputy chairman of the BMA's Board of Science, told the BBC: 'The UK is facing a crisis in adolescent health... All the talk of a 'health timebomb', however, seems to be contradicted by statistics that show that fewer people die young than ever before” More here

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