What’s the biggest risk factor for underage drinking?

By Dr. Claire McCarthy | Globe Correspondent | January 14, 2013
Adapted from the MD Mama blog on Boston.com.

Do you know what the biggest risk factor for underage drinking is?

It’s having a best friend who drinks.

I read an interesting article in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, about ways to predict when adolescents will have their first drink of alcohol.Read full article