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Consequences of Teen Drinking and How to Prevent Them

The use of alcohol by teens is nothing new. It has been something that has become such an ingrained part of our culture as to become nearly invisible. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism states that more adolescents use alcohol than either tobacco or marijuana, and more than 8 million kids admit to …

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Energy Drinks and Alcohol: Fun or a Deadly Combination?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, mixing alcohol and energy drinks is a popular combination among many young people. Separately, both substances are dangerous. Since energy drinks and alcohol are both legal many people do not realize what a deadly combination the two can be. In order to understand the dangerous it is important …

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Teen Alcohol Use: Is Your Teen Lying to You?

According to the National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, around eight million teens have used alcohol within the past month. This means that a large portion of teens admit to trying alcohol. Unfortunately, alcohol use is not something a teen is likely to admit even in a blind survey. One of the ways teens …

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5 Dangers of Binge Drinking You Shouldn’t Ignore

Alcoholic beverages have all but become an American pastime, playing a part in most all special occasions and celebrations. Alcohol’s effects produce feelings of relaxation and well-being, which makes it that much easier to keep drinking. Binge drinking takes alcohol indulgence to a whole other level, oftentimes producing dangerous health effects. Binge Drinking According to …

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Changes in Alcoholism during the Holidays

The holidays should be a time of happiness, family, socializing, and fun. Unfortunately when combined with alcohol the stress and pressure of the holiday season can quickly become too much for some people. Overindulgence in alcohol is one of the consequences of the holidays. There are drastic changes in alcoholism during this season. Some find …

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