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Dec 19, 2019

726 Teen Brains Show Alcohol Had One Surprising, Long-Term Effect

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Drinking alcohol during adolescence was related to accelerated declines in gray matter in the brain, according to brain scans taken from over 726 teenagers. These results published in JAMA Psychiatry suggest that as gray matter declines due to drinking, teens might actually start drinking more.

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