News tagged with drinking alcohol

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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Lower drinking ages lead to more binge drinking

People who grew up in states where it was legal to drink alcohol before age 21 are more likely to be binge drinkers later in life, according to a study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine ...

Feb 06, 2013
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Best friends influence when teenagers have first drink

Chances are the only thing you remember about your first swig of alcohol is how bad the stuff tasted. What you didn't know is the person who gave you that first drink and when you had it says a lot about your predisposition ...

Jan 28, 2013
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Do TV liquor ads drive kids to drink?

(HealthDay)—Seeing beer and liquor ads on TV may promote drinking as early as seventh grade and lead to alcohol-related problems just a few years later, a new study suggests.

Jan 28, 2013
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