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More Booze in Movies could influence teen drinking, Study Finds

More Booze in Movies could influence teen drinking, Study Finds

Children’s exposure to movie imagery of tobacco and alcohol has been linked to smoking and drinking at a younger age, heavier drinking and alcohol abuse, said the researchers from Dartmouth University Geisel School of Medicine. More movies approved for young viewers are showing alcohol brands, a trend that could influence teen drinking, researchers say. Still, […]

May 29, 2013 | By More
Study finds: Parents Underestimate Influence Over Teens’ Substance Abuse

Study finds: Parents Underestimate Influence Over Teens’ Substance Abuse

May 25, – That’s too bad, say experts at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), since new research shows that parents are actually one of the most influential forces helping to shape their child’s views on these issues. About one in five parents think they have little control over whether their teens […]

May 25, 2013 | By More
No Drop in Teens’ Use of ‘Smokeless’ Tobacco

No Drop in Teens’ Use of ‘Smokeless’ Tobacco

May 15, AP – Researchers led by Israel Agaku of the Harvard School of Public Health compared data from the 2000 and 2011 U.S. National Youth Tobacco Survey. The 2000 survey included nearly 36,000 students at 324 middle and high schools, while the 2011 survey included nearly 19,000 students at 178 middle and high schools. […]

May 15, 2013 | By More