Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Heavy Drinking in Teen Years May Continue Into Adulthood

Healthday News, February 8, 2011

"Heavy drinking in the late teen years often continues into adulthood and is associated with long-term alcohol-related problems, researchers warn.
There is sufficient evidence to show that reducing drinking among older teens not only prevents immediate harm, but also may lower the risk of long-term problems, the study authors pointed out.
The researchers reviewed 54 studies that examined the effects of alcohol consumption in adulthood, including alcoholism, criminal offenses, mental health problems, smoking, educational achievement and death." Read More

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