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Study abroad programs offer increasing numbers of college students the opportunity to be immersed in a new culture, learn a foreign language and travel around the world.  According to recent studies, study abroad programs also afford them the opportunity to increase their alcohol consumption.  In a study following 177 overseas scholars, University of Washington researchers found that students doubled how…

Earlier this month, we posted about Russia’s heavy alcohol consumption levels as a follow up to our Healthy Planet Index.  It turns out that Russians may be what Alex De Jonge has called “geoalcoholics” in his book “Stalin and the Shaping of the Soviet Union.”  This discovery all stemmed (no pun intended) from a link that Tyler Cowan posted on…

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