Why do you think so many teens engage in binge drinking?
Binge drinking, or consuming many drinks fairly quickly, has been a hallmark of college life. But students in high school and even middle school are also engaging in it, according to emergency room nurse Sheila DeRiso, local police officials and experts. In one 2005 study of 5,300 middle school students, about 8 percent of seventh-graders and 17 percent of eighth-graders said they had tried binge drinking during that year. Read the full story.
December 6, 2010; 2:17 PM ET
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