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Morning Roundup: March 24, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Coca-Cola makes cocaine reference, Louisiana bans more synthetic drugs, woman punches cop high on PCP, and two Texas women give toddler six shots of vodka. MORE  

Early Friendships Drive Teens to Drink

By Chrisanne Grise

Kids whose friends give them alcohol are more likely to abuse it later on, a study finds. MORE  

Can Teacher-Led Interventions Curb Teen Drinking?

By Ben Feuerherd

Canada trained high school teachers to intervene with "at-risk" students, and it worked. MORE  

Teen Girls Now Binge More Than Boys

By Chrisanne Grise

Adolescent girls outdrink boys, says a new study—but the influence of older boys could be to blame. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 5, 2012

By Bryan Le

The UK may finally be sobering up, major league baseball isn't, and a drunk school bus driver smashes into a Long Island home. MORE  

Obama Girls' School in Drug, Sex Scandal

By Chrisanne Grise

The private school is under fire after a report reveals that 71% of students attend drug- and booze-fueled parties. MORE  

Does Urban Outfitters Back Underage Boozing?

By Valerie Tejeda

A new line of tees with slogans such as "I Vote for Vodka" riles critics. MORE  

Teen Drinking and Smoking May Predict Rx Abuse

By Valerie Tejeda

More than half of adult prescription drug abusers were teen drinkers or smokers, a study shows. MORE  

Is Your Kid an Addict?

By Jennifer Matesa

Addiction to drugs and booze are leading teenagers to the ER at a skyrocketing rate. How can you help them before they get there—and how much blame lies with the parents? MORE  

Can Teen MRIs Predict Risky Drinking?

By Chrisanne Grise

A study of teen brains shows a less active "working memory" may predict heavy drinking later on. MORE  

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