“Extreme” Drinking Puts College Students At Risk

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r212397_817481Researchers found that among more than 2,000 college students with drinking problems, those who admitted to “extreme” drinking — eight or more drinks in day for men, five or more for women — were more likely than their peers to have suffered a recent alcohol-related injury.

For each extreme-drinking day a man had in the past month, his risk of a drinking-related injury — from a fall or “fender bender,” for instance — increased by 19 percent.

That same risk climbed by 10 percent for women, according to findings published online by the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.

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