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Deciphering mixed messages on drinking and health — NPR discusses binge drinking

January 16, 2012 3:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

NPR’s Talk of the Nation discusses binge drinking and its dangers for youth and adults, how it impacts brain chemistry, social norms around the subject, and more.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that binge drinking, usually associated with young people, is an issue among adults as well. And the University of Connecticut recently found Dr. Dipak Das, who studied an ingredient in red wine, had falsified data on its benefits.

Listen to the segment on NPR’s website>