Teen drinking, marijuana use may alter brain structure

12/16/2012 | HealthDay News

MRI scans of 92 teens with a history of alcohol or drug use showed that heavy drinkers and marijuana users had negative changes in their brain's white matter over 18 months. Heavy drinking had more of an effect than greater use of marijuana, researchers reported in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.

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