News tagged with heavy drinking

Study finds risky drinking improves 'social status'

Young adults of both sexes are more likely to engage in riskier patterns of drinking alcohol as part of gaining a better social status among their peers—and health authorities need to consider these factors ...

Jun 25, 2014
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Brain activity may predict teens' heavy drinking

Heavy drinking is known to affect teenagers' developing brains, but certain patterns of brain activity may also help predict which kids are at risk of becoming problem drinkers, according to a study in the September issue ...

Aug 08, 2012
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Middle-aged drinkers still face peer pressure

(Medical Xpress) -- Middle-aged drinkers still face pressure from their friends making it hard for them to stay in control of their alcohol consumption, new research from the Medical Research Council (MRC) suggests.

Dec 12, 2011
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