Predicting which teenagers will be binge drinkers may be possible

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  • Tolstoy salt lake, UT
    July 6, 2014 7:10 p.m.

    Care to sight some of that research by name John?

  • coried Loveland, CO
    July 6, 2014 12:37 a.m.

    Family tree full of alcoholism. Watched loved ones fight and win, watched some lose. In the end I knew and know their hearts. There is with out shadow of a doubt a genetic predisposition to this horrible disease.

  • John Charity Spring Back Home in Davis County, UT
    July 5, 2014 7:52 p.m.

    Study after study has found that children who grow up in conservative homes are far less likely to engage in substance abuse and wanton sexuality than their peers. This is irrefutable fact. The solution to the substance abuse problem could not be more clear.

  • Laura Bilington Maple Valley, WA
    July 5, 2014 12:51 p.m.

    This article should have been headlined, "Predicting which teens will become binge drinkers". The word "may" is a throwaway word. Any child "may" become a governor, a serial killer, president of GM, or a binge drinker. The goal is to predict which ones will, and then do something to change this.

  • Reflectere Utah, UT
    July 5, 2014 11:29 a.m.

    It's called dinner table conversations and parents who are involved in their children's lives. It's hard to miss the signs when parents are parenting properly and care enough to be aware.