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2011-05-10 06:35:00

New research finds that alcohol use among adolescents is linked to the amount of time spent online doing recreational, non-academic activities. The results of an anonymous survey of 264 teenagers showed that teens who consume alcohol spend more time on their computers, including social networking and downloading and listening to music, compared with teens that do not drink. "While the specific factors linking teenage drinking and computer use are not yet established, it seems likely that...