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Meat-free link to substance misuse during adolescence

4 October 2017

Dr Irene Petersen (UCL Institute of Epidemiology & Health) provides expert commentary on a recent study that suggests a link between being meat-free during pregnancy and teens who misuse substances. Dr Petersen stresses the importance of exploring wider factors to determine whether the adolescent will eventually drink, smoke or take drugs. Read: The Sun