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Facebook Reveals Problem Drinkers AMong College Students

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     Researchers at the University of Wisconsin - Madison say parents and educators could spot drinking problems in young people.. by looking on Facebook and other social media.
     Some 17-hundred deaths among college students are connected to alcohol each year.. so spotting those with drinking problems might save lives.
    The researchers say they found Facebook references to drinking and intoxication by more than half of college students.

http://archpedi.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/short/archpediatrics.2011.180

http://health.usnews.com/health-news/family-health/living-well/articles/2011/10/04/health-buzz-facebook-ids-problem-drinkers
  
http://healthland.time.com/2011/10/04/status-update-drunk-facebook-posts-can-help-id-problem-drinkers/



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