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Study: Teen usage of human growth hormone on the rise

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids says 11 percent

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids says 11 percent of teens surveyed reported using synthetic HGH at least once in 2013. That is more than double the 5 percent who reported using the drug in each of the previous two years. (July 23, 2014 6:18 PM)

A new study finds more teens are using human growth hormones in an effort to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks.

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids says 11 percent of teens surveyed reported using synthetic HGH at least once in 2013. That is more than double the 5 percent who reported using the drug in each of the previous two years.

The survey also found that while...

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