News tagged with binge drinking

Teen marijuana use up, alcohol use down

(AP) -- America's teens are using more marijuana and less alcohol, according to an annual government study of eighth-, 10th- and 12th-graders across the country.

dateDec 14, 2010 in Health
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Study identifies genes associated with binge drinking

University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers have identified two genes associated with binge drinking that may open doors to new, more effective treatments for excessive alcohol drinking. The scientists found that ...

dateFeb 28, 2011 in Genetics
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Teens prefer liquor to beer, hardly touch wine

Nearly half of American teen drinkers would rather have a shot of liquor than a bottle of beer, a new study finds. The golden brew and malt beverages only come a distant second and third, and wine barely registers on the ...

dateMar 08, 2011 in Health
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