Alcohol and sport: “drinking culture” affects youth health

Witnessing "beer towers" at the recent test match between England and Sri Lanka [Lords cricket ground} and thus the drinking culture amongst young sports fans, prompted my investigation of the health facts behind binge drinking and the misuse of alcohol by youing adults. Binge drinking is linked to increased injuries & accidents, violence, and now research evidence is accumulating for long-term effects : detrimental brain changes, and increased risk of depression and diabetes.
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Credit: A website endorsed by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon,, aims to collect 1 million signatures from youth in the final 100 days to COP15. Read on to find out how.
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