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A recent poll of around 3,000 teachers across the United States sheds some light on the most pressing health issues and behaviors impacting students today.
Responding to the question, What are the most pressing health issues affecting your students? Teachers across all grades overwhelmingly cited bullying (81%), nutrition (63%), and physical activity (56%). Other health issues that teachers noted include stress, body image, sleep, asthma, and weight control. In high school, the biggest health issue cited by teachers is alcohol use and abuse.