Summary: Major Health Promotion

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One major health promotion topic that I would like to discuss is alcohol. Alcohol is the substance most commonly used by adolescents and is associated with the top four leading causes of morbidity and mortality among teens (Kann, et al., 2014). The adolescent stage has been identified as a period when the young adults is at the peak risks for onset and intensification of alcohol and marijuana use (Weitzman, et al., 2015). It is important that such health problem is addressed during this stage of development. When adequate education or instruction is given to teens, some of the important health and social problems that either start or peak during adolescence could be
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