Recent findings show that heavy alcohol consumption can damage parts of the maturing brain, producing lasting deficits in learning and memory in young people.
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Mike started drinking at age 14. At his very first party, he recalls, “I probably had 10 beers.” He partied for seven years while playing high school and college football, and the consequences of his drinking resemble a “Just Say…