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National Guard soldiers who do not have a history of alcohol abuse have a significant risk of developing alcohol-related problems while they are deployed and afterwards, a new study suggests.

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Hospitalization for underage drinking costs an estimated $755 million in the United States each year, according to a new study by the Mayo Clinic.

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The smoking cessation drug Chantix (varenicline) may help curb problem drinking, a small study suggests.

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February 12-18, 2012 is Children of Alcoholics Week – A Celebration of Hope and Healing – Across Generations. The week calls attention to the one in four children under the age of 18 who are exposed to a family alcohol problem, and the many others affected by parental drug abuse.

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A voluntary afterschool program that teaches middle school students about substance abuse prevention may help reduce alcohol use, according to a new study.

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Almost half of all admissions for substance abuse treatment that involve college students are primarily related to alcohol, according to a new government report.

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The rate of drinking among residents in assisted living facilities is high, a new study suggests.

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Indiana’s “blue law,” which bans carryout liquor sales on Sundays, may leave some unprepared Super Bowl visitors alcohol-free, according to the Associated Press.

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Reducing alcohol consumption may decrease the incidence of colon cancer in people with a family history of the cancer, a new study suggests.

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A program that uses parents and peers to help prevent college freshmen from becoming or staying heavy drinkers has shown promise in a new study by researchers at Penn State.

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