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6 Common Health Concerns of Millennials

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About 3–5 percent of young women are drinking more than seven drinks a week on a regular basis, considered heavy drinking, according to Millennialmarketing.com.

Businesswire.com says that 6 percent of millenial women are drinking too much alcohol several times a week.

About 44 percent of millenials in college have a problem with binge drinking, reported onlinemshidegree.adelphi.edu. Every year, approximately 1700 college students die from alcohol consumption.

The DSM-IV's alcohol abuse criteria fits almost one-third of college students.


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Millennials constituted one-third of the United State's population as of 2013. That makes this group the largest one in the country.

The oldest of the millenials are now entering their 30s, and there are some trends that have emerged where their health is concerned.


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Tags: alcohol, smoking, obesity, mental health, health insurance, sexually transmitted diseases, STDs

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Great Article, Jody - Thank you!

January 26, 2015 - 8:14am
HERWriter (reply to SteffanieLindberg)

Thanks Steffanie.

January 26, 2015 - 8:36am
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