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Jello Shots While Underage, Bigger Booze Problems Later?April 29, 2016

Study suggests the alcohol-soaked products are early sign of trouble

Teenage Girls Now Try Alcohol Before Boys Do: StudyApril 12, 2016

When it comes to drinking, the gender gap is disappearing, experts say

Booze-Branded Merchandise May Spur Teen DrinkingApril 01, 2016

Studies show link between owning alcohol-related items and youth alcohol use

Teens Who Tan Indoors May Be More Likely to Smoke, Drink, Use Drugs: StudyJanuary 20, 2016

But researchers add that finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect link

Alcohol Ads Should Be a No-See on TV for KidsJanuary 13, 2016

But 1 in 8 drinking ads don't adhere to industry's own standards, study reports

Others' Drug, Alcohol Use May Trigger Bad Behavior in TeensDecember 11, 2015

Study participants twice as likely to steal, vandalize, hurt others after witnessing substance use

1 in 6 Female College Freshmen Raped While Incapacitated: StudyNovember 18, 2015

Risk is higher for those similarly victimized before college, researcher says

Smoking Common in Foreign Films, Study FindsNovember 03, 2015

International research team calls for governments to stop subsidizing films that show tobacco use

Many Teens Knowingly Ride With Drunk Drivers, Survey FindsOctober 22, 2015

Peer pressure isn't the only reason why, experts say

Teens Swayed by Alcohol AdsOctober 20, 2015

Underage drinkers' preferences shaped by TV and magazine advertising, study finds

'Tweeners' Who Think Pot Is Cool More Likely to Drink and Drive Later: StudyOctober 05, 2015

Parents need to talk about alcohol and drugs with their kids early and often, experts say

Lower Drinking Age May Bring More High School DropoutsSeptember 28, 2015

New research says fewer kids finished high school when alcohol was legal at 18

Heavy Drinking Linked to Greater Risk for Alcohol-Related CancersSeptember 17, 2015

Researchers say it's a risk factor for death and disability that can be controlled

Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use Alcohol, PotAugust 31, 2015

Four out of 10 high schoolers with medical conditions used one or both in past year, study found

Some Sobering Stats on Kids and DrinkingAugust 31, 2015

Report finds many starting at younger ages, so more likely to binge drink

Kids Exposed to Lots of Alcohol Ads While Watching Sports on TVAugust 12, 2015

Australian study finds many drinking ads aired during kids' peak daytime viewing times

Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study FindsJuly 22, 2015

But, research also notes more teens are trying marijuana

Most Americans Back Ban on Powdered Alcohol, Poll FindsJune 15, 2015

Adults worried that teens will be more likely to abuse alcohol in this form

Underage Drinking Down in Past DecadeJune 11, 2015

U.S. report finds fewer than one in four teens recently had alcohol

Tougher Alcohol Laws for Adults May Also Lower Teen DrinkingJune 01, 2015

Study found states that limited access for all had lower teen drinking rates

Brain Differences Seen in Teenage Heavy DrinkersMay 18, 2015

Researchers also spot genetic mutation linked to impulsiveness

Boozing in Movies May Boost Teen DrinkingApril 13, 2015

Alcohol use 20 percent higher in adolescents who watched liquor-laden films, study finds

E-Cigs Tied to Drinking, Other Risky Teen BehaviorsMarch 31, 2015

Strong relationship to alcohol use, study finds

Letting Kids Sip Alcohol May 'Send Wrong Message'March 31, 2015

Study suggests it might make booze more appealing to children

E-Cigarette Use in College Tied to Other Risky BehaviorsMarch 13, 2015

Study sees link to smoking tobacco, marijuana and drinking alcohol

ER Physician Raises Concerns About Powdered CaffeineFebruary 27, 2015

One teaspoon of substance equivalent to about 25 cups of coffee

Flavored Booze Beverages Tied to Higher Injury Risk in TeensFebruary 25, 2015

Super-sized 'alcopops' a major concern, study says

YouTube Videos of Drunkenness Don't Show Alcohol's HarmsFebruary 20, 2015

Study authors say their finding offers an opportunity to educate youth on dangers of drinking

Poor Sleep Tied to More Drinking, Drug Use by TeensJanuary 16, 2015

That increases chances of accidents, injuries and unplanned pregnancies, study says

Alcohol, Pot Fuel Half of Young Driver Deaths, Report FindsJanuary 15, 2015

Study of nine states found victims were under the influence when they crashed

Close Friends May Be Key to Teens' DrinkingNovember 21, 2014

Larger peer group is less important when it comes to drinking or not, study says

'Social Host' Laws May Help Curb Underage Drinking, Study SaysOctober 28, 2014

Controversial statutes hold parents responsible for teen alcohol consumption

More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected, Study ReportsOctober 27, 2014

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders may affect about 5 percent of U.S. children

Head Injuries May Raise Chances of Risky Behavior by TeensSeptember 30, 2014

Study found adolescents were more likely to smoke, drink, have poor grades after bad concussion

Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: StudySeptember 23, 2014

How soon teen gets drunk after trying first drink also raises risk, researchers report

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report FindsSeptember 16, 2014

Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show

Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review FindsAugust 22, 2014

Technique commonly used for problem drinkers only lowered consumption slightly, didn't change behaviors

Teens Drawn to Heavily Advertised Alcohol Brands: StudyJuly 08, 2014

Though ads are in compliance with law, researchers say findings suggest current regulations aren't enough

Teen Drinkers Risking Their Lives: StudyJuly 03, 2014

And when they take drugs, chances of serious health outcomes rise even higher, researchers report

Underage Binge Drinkers Grab the Hard Stuff, Survey FindsJune 13, 2014

Only about one-third of teen booze binges involves beer

Tweens Who Play Sports Less Likely to Smoke: StudyMay 16, 2014

And non-school clubs may help reduce risk of drinking, researchers find

In Crashes That Kill Children, It's Their Driver Who's Often DrunkMay 05, 2014

Finding highlights need for additional penalties for those convicted of drunk driving with a child passenger, MADD says

Substance Use at School Could Be Cry for HelpMay 05, 2014

Teens caught with pot, alcohol often have other problems, study finds

Pot-Booze Combo More Dangerous for Teen Drivers Than Alcohol AloneApril 28, 2014

Kids who did both were more likely to get traffic ticket or be in a wreck, study found

Booze Brands in Pop Lyrics May Spur Teen Drinking, Study SaysApril 10, 2014

Adolescents hear 8 alcohol products mentioned a day on average, researchers report

Teens Often Copycat Others Who Drink and Drive: StudyMarch 17, 2014

If kids have ridden with a drunk driver, they're more likely to drive while impaired, researchers find

Spring Break Drunkeness a Dangerous TraditionMarch 10, 2014

Expert says thousands of college students injured each year after drinking too much, and some die

Young Binge Drinkers May Not Need Special Counseling From Family DocsMarch 10, 2014

Swiss study suggests results just as good for physicians without certain training

Teens Who Indoor Tan Often Take Other Health Risks: SurveyFebruary 26, 2014

CDC study tied practice to binge drinking, drug use and extreme weight control measures

Teens' Energy Drink Habit May Be Linked to Booze, Tobacco, Drug UseFebruary 07, 2014

But study doesn't prove that one leads to the other

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