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5 studies you may have missed
September 13th, 2013
06:15 PM ET

5 studies you may have missed

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body. Remember, correlation is not causation - so if a study finds a connection between two things, it doesn't mean that one causes the other.

Verbal development linked to drinking
Journal: Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

Researchers found that, in twin pairs, the twin who began speaking earlier in life had a higher likelihood of more frequent drinking than his or her same-aged sibling at some point in adolescence. The twin who learned to read first had a higher probability of drinking or intoxication in young adulthood.

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