News tagged with binge drinking

Society to blame for binge drinking

Peer pressure has long been blamed for binge drinking among teenagers, yet new research from Flinders University reveals it may not be the root of the problem.

Feb 18, 2013
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Women and binge drinking: Expert weighs in

One in eight women in the U.S. participates in binge drinking, according to a recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rate among high school-age women is even higher—one ...

Jan 17, 2013
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White young adults more likely to DUI

White young adults were 50 percent more likely than their Black, Hispanic or Asian peers to self-report driving after drinking at age 21, finds a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

Jan 16, 2013
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Binge drinking serious problem for US women

Binge drinking is an under-recognized problem for US women, nearly 14 million of whom engage in it about three times a month, downing about six drinks each time, says a study released Tuesday.

Jan 08, 2013
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