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Rethinking Alcohol: Can Heavy Drinkers Learn To Cut Back?

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If 13 episodes in a row with Piper and Crazy Eyes sounds like your dream day, social scientists want to talk with you about your habits. Paul Schiraldi/NetFlix/AP hide caption

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The University of Virginia is trying to crack down on excessive and underage drinking at fraternities. Jay Paul/Getty Images hide caption

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U.Va. Looks At Ways To Curb Drinking At Its Frat Houses

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Frostburg State University police officer Derrick Pirolozzi conducts a "knock and talk" at a house near campus, reminding students of laws on underage drinking and open containers. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Colleges Brainstorm Ways To Cut Back On Binge Drinking

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The Start Of School Is Not The Only Risky Time For Campus Rape

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Cheap Drinks And Risk-Taking Fuel College Drinking Culture

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Singer Ke$ha performs during the iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas in September. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Don't think music can make you want to drink? Try our remix.

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Eighty percent of college students drink, and schools have had little success reducing those numbers, or the problems caused by excessive alcohol. Toby Talbot/AP hide caption

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Looks good. But maybe this time I'll stop at one. Kjersti Magnussen /Flickr hide caption

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Beer pong and other drinking games are popular among teenagers, and play a role in binge drinking. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Man, you are going to get wasted. The words drinkers choose to describe their behavior may say a lot about the risks they face. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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A bartender pours a beer at the Nomad Pub in Milwaukee, Wisc., in 2006. Darren Hauck/Getty Images hide caption

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Binge Drinking Sticks Wisconsin With A Hefty Tab

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A picture from the photo story "Keg Stand Queens," which explores the gender dynamics of undergraduate binge drinking. Amanda Berg/The Alexia Foundation for NPR hide caption

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Binge Drinking Among Women Is Both Dangerous And Overlooked

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