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College freshman, relishing newfound freedom away from home, are at greatest risk of alcohol-related harm during their first few weeks of school, according to an expert at Penn State’s Prevention Research Center.

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A coordinated strategy aimed at high-risk college drinking can be effective, a new study suggests. The strategy addresses alcohol availability, policy enforcement and perceptions about the rate of high-risk drinking among peers.

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Increases in cigarette prices lead to significant increases in binge drinking in young adults, a new study suggests.

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The number of visits to New York public hospital emergency rooms that are related to drinking shot up from almost 8,000 to 15,620 in five years, the New York Daily News reports.

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A new study finds an extract of the Chinese herb kudzu may help curb binge drinking. The study found components found in the kudzu root can reduce alcohol consumption, without side effects.

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Binge drinking may complicate recovery from burn injuries, according to a study presented at the American Burn Association Annual Meeting.

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People who engage in hazardous and harmful drinking are more likely to reduce their consumption of alcohol for at least one year if they receive just seven minutes of counseling from an emergency room physician, a new study finds.

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Watching movies with scenes that feature alcohol consumption doubles the likelihood that teens will start drinking alcohol, according to a new study.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say 38 million American adults are binge drinkers, and most of them are ages 18 to 34.

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France, with a culture that embraces wine, is facing serious concerns about teenage binge drinking, NPR reports.

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