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Exceptional Students

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 11:06

Higher drinking age means less binge drinking, except for college students.

Raising the legal drinking age may help curb binge drinking, says research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The study, which found that there has been a substantial reduction in binge drinking since the legal age was raised to 21 two decades ago, also revealed that college students have been the exception to this finding. Notably, while the number of male college students who binge drink has remained steady, the number of female college students who do so has risen. This also includes females of various racial and ethnic minority groups, in which the overall rate has declined.  


Necessity is the Mother of Addiction

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 11:06

Scientists reveal Internet addiction disorder; affects teens, Boomers most.


Technological progress has bred a new addiction among us. Israeli researchers from Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Faculty of Medicine estimate that ten percent (1 out of 10) individuals suffer from an addiction to the Internet, with mostly teens and people in their 50’s afflicted most.




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