Live fast, die young’ may be more than a rebel­lious slogan — it may be a prediction.

In a lon­gi­tu­dinal study, teens who expected to die young were more likely to indulge in risky behavior, including sub­stance abuse and attempting sui­cide, according to Quynh Nguyen, PhD, of North­eastern Uni­ver­sity in Boston, and col­leagues at the Uni­ver­sity of North Car­olina Chapel Hill.

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