Lower drinking age may lead to risky sexual behavior

05/28/2009 | Times of India, The

A U.S. study found lowering the legal drinking age encourages risky sexual behavior and results in unwanted pregnancies and premature births. U.S. researchers analyzed birth records and alcohol use data from 1978 to 1988 and found a drinking age of 18 increased prenatal alcohol consumption among women ages 18 to 20 by 21%, which could affect infant health.

View Full Article in:

Times of India, The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Assistant General Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel
Genentech
South San Francisco, CA
Senior Analyst Compliance
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Legal Counsel
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX
Director, Senior Legal Counsel
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX
Attorney
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Office of the Chief Counsel
Silver Spring, MD, MD