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2012-12-17 16:34:19

-Many researchers and clinicians believe that an early age at first drink (AFD) can lead to alcohol problems. -A new study challenges that belief by examining linkages between AFD and problem behaviors. -Findings show that early drunkenness was a greater risk factor for 15-year-olds than an early AFD. Many studies have reported that the earlier the age at first drink (AFD) the higher the chances of that person developing later drinking-related problems. However, it is unclear why...

2009-04-24 15:04:43

Teens who have a strong relationship with parents may start drinking later, lessening their risk of developing alcohol problems, Swiss researchers said. Lead author Dr. Emmanuel Kuntsche of the Swiss Institute for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Problems in Lausanne, Switzerland, said past studies suggested that the age at which teens start drinking is a key factor in whether they eventually develop alcohol-related problems, such as fights, having academic or work problems. Kuntsche and...

2009-04-24 09:27:49

Teenagers who have a strong relationship with their parents may start drinking at a later age -- which may, in turn, lessen their risk of developing alcohol problems, a new study suggests. The findings, published in the May issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, underscore the important role parents play in the risk of problem drinking. Past studies have suggested that the age at which kids start drinking is a key factor in whether they eventually develop alcohol-related...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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