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Heavy drinking among college students results in over 1800 deaths each year, as well as 590,000 unintentional injuries, almost 700,000 assaults and more than 97,000 victims of sexual assaults.
A multi-tiered effort designed to stem binge drinking at a large university and to change the drinking culture among its students produced notable results during the 2.5 years of an Indiana University study.
The number of messages a teenager sends and the amount of time he or she spends on social networks could indicate how likely he or she is to drink, smoke, have sex, or try drugs.
A study released on Friday stated that alcohol is cheaper than bottled water in New Zealand.
US students who spend a semester or longer studying overseas are likely to increase their alcohol consumption when they are out of the country.
US government researchers said on Tuesday that one in four high school students and adults between the ages 18 and 34 have engaged in binge drinking in the past month.
More people are drinking than 20 years ago, according to a UT Southwestern Medical Center analysis of national alcohol consumption patterns.
Britons, infamous for their binge-drinking, broke tradition last year with less alcohol consumption in the country, showing the biggest fall since 1948.
Researchers recently found that binge drinking may be especially dangerous for men with high blood pressure, or hypertension.
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