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Women are catching up with men nationally in overall drinking, as well as in binge drinking, drunk driving and deaths from cirrhosis of the liver caused by alcoholism. Vasyl Tretiakov / EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption

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Is Alcohol A Problem? Online Tool Helps Assess Risk And Find Help

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Binge-drinking sounds like an all-night bender, but here's a reality check: Many social drinkers may "binge" without knowing it. Women who drink four or more drinks on an occasion are binge-drinking. Ann Boyajian/Getty Images/Illustration Works hide caption

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With Heavy Drinking On The Rise, How Much Is Too Much?

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Why Do People Get So Bent Out Of Shape About Drinking While Pregnant?

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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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