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Minors who were familiar with television alcohol advertisements were more likely to have tried alcoholic beverages and binge drink than those who could not recall seeing such ads.
Researchers at The Miriam Hospital say interventions targeting what college students often see as the pleasurable effects of alcohol – including loosened inhibitions and feeling more bold and outgoing – may be one way to stem the tide of dangerous and widespread binge drinking on college campuses.
In some households, allowing a teen to have supervised wine or beer with the family is a safe way to introduce alcohol to the young teen in hopes of taking away the thrill of drinking in possibly dangerous ways.
Although presidents at some U.S. colleges have argued that lowering the minimum legal drinking age could help curb binge drinking on campuses, a new study in the January issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs suggests such a measure would be ineffective.
DALLAS and COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and Nationwide Insurance launched "The Power of Parents, It's Your Influence by MADD(TM)" today to give parents of high school students the communication tools they need to stop teen alcohol use.
Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Public Health studied the drinking habits of 9833 15-16 year olds in the North West of England, finding that excessively low cost alcohol products and illicit purchase are strongly related to harmful underage drinking.
Restaurants in Germany legally sell alcohol to teenagers after their sixteenth birthdays and French children drink wine with dinner at an early age, but U.S. parents who follow this relaxed European example, believing it fosters a healthier attitude toward alcohol, should be careful -- it may increase the likelihood that their children binge drink in college.
Leading health and safety organizations disturbed that so-called debate centers on false claims vs. peer-reviewed, scientifically sound research DALLAS, Feb.
Brief but personal intervention reduces drinking among risky college drinkers, according to a research study at The University of Texas School of Public Health.
More than 1 in 4 young U.S. adults say they have attended at least one party in the last year where minors were served alcohol, a survey indicates. The survey, by the legal Web site FindLaw says 28 percent of people between the ages of 18 and 24 encountered underage party drinking in the last year.
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