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Young children who don't like school are more likely to be involved in underage drinking and sexual activity.
Using measures of blood alcohol concentration, self-assessed and observer-assessed drunkenness, a study in the North West of England has confirmed the overwhelming prevalence of extreme alcohol consumption in UK nightlife.
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.
One in 25 fathers could unknowingly be raising another man's child, British scientists said on Thursday.
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