Addiction

Social host laws tied to less underage drinking

Teenagers who live in communities with strict "social host" laws are less likely to spend their weekends drinking at parties, according to a study in the November issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.

Pediatrics

Fewer US teens are boozing it up

(HealthDay)—American teens are hitting the bottle less often than they did 25 years ago, new research reveals.

Health

Underage drinking down in past decade

(HealthDay)—Underage drinking in the United States is declining. But, alcohol remains the most widely used substance of abuse among American children, federal researchers reported Thursday.

Health

Preventing underage drinking among youths on rural reservations

Underage drinking is a concern all over the country. Among American Indian and Alaska Native populations, there are especially serious issues: alcohol use and heavy drinking at an early age increase risks for lifetime alcohol ...

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