Spring break

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— College students who arrange with friends to “get their backs” are less likely to engage in risky Spring Break behavior, according to a study published this month in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence.
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Ecstasy use among American teens drops for the first time in recent years

This year’s annual Monitoring the Future survey of American secondary school students provides much good news for the nation, reports the University of Michigan. Ecstasy use is finally beginning to decline among adolescents, the proportion using any illicit drug is also down, the proportion drinking alcohol has dropped, and the proportion reporting cigarette smoking continues to drop sharply.