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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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Just 10 to 15 minutes of counseling from primary care doctors can reduce the risk of "risky" drinking, a federal task force says. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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