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Binge drinking teens can pay the price later in life

  • Released On:April 03, 2015
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Drinking can cause problems with brains development, DNA and trigger psychiatric disorders and alcoholism

Teenagers who binge drink can suffer lasting damage into later life, a study said yesterday. On-off heavy drinking upsets brain development and DNA, doctors warned. It can trigger psychiatric disorders and alcoholism – long after drinking stops.

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