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Underage males expected to visit ER this July 4th

Friday, July 01, 2011

The emergency room is one of the most popular spots for young men to spend their July 4th.

A new study from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, or SAMHSA, finds that the number of underage males who go to the ER for alcohol-related reasons more than doubles over the 4th.

Trips by women under 21 goes up, but not nearly as much.

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