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Stronger drinks lead to blackouts

College students often drink more alcohol in one night than they think, according to a recent study. "Students tend to have pretty liberal views about what constitutes a single drink," said Duke University Medical Center professor Aaron M. White, the author of the study.

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Beer cost studied

A recent Harvard University study has found that the availability of cheap beer and other alcoholic beverages near college campuses raises the likelihood of binge drinking. "Our study confirms the lower the prices and the more extensive the specials, the heavier the drinking," said Henry Wechsler, director of the Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Studies Program, which released the study.

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