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Weir's 2009 report on NFL brain injuries got more attention than neurological findings published in 2005

Edin and Shaefer's book a call to action for Americans to deal with poverty

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PSC News, fall 2015 now available

Barbara Anderson appointed chair of Census Scientific Advisory Committee

John Knodel honored by Thailand's Chulalongkorn University

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Daniel Eisenberg, "Healthy Minds Network: Mental Health among College-Age Populations"

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Findings by Patrick, Schulenberg, O'Malley, Johnston et al. cited in Fox News piece

a PSC In The News reference, 2013

"Teen binge drinking -- the real American pastime?" - Fox News. 10/25/2013.

This opinion piece responds to a paper published in JAMA Pediatrics on extreme binge drinking among teens, written by Megan Patrick, John Schulenberg, Meghan Martz, Jennifer Maggs, Patrick O'Malley, and Lloyd Johnston. The paper reports that while teen drinking declined 2005-2011, extreme binge drinking has increased. This piece focuses on the demographics of binge drinking, which is higher among whites, boys, and rural residents.

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John E. Schulenberg
Patrick M. O'Malley

More Media Coverage:

Christian Science Monitor. Teen drinking: Overall it's down, but binge drinking is getting more extreme. 9/18/2013.

NBC News. Extreme binge drinking among high school seniors holding steady. 9/16/2013.

Reuters. 'Extreme' binge drinking common among teens. 9/16/2013.

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