Kids Allowed To Sip Alcohol Start To See Booze More Favorably, Study Finds


By  A. Pawlowski

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Kids often get their first taste of alcohol from a parent, sipping a little from mom or dad’s glass to find out what the big deal is about.

It seems harmless, but researchers are increasingly scrutinizing the practice, concerned it might push a child to become more interested in alcohol — and potentially develop a drinking problem down the road.

The latest study on the subject finds 22% of children who are 9-11 years old have sipped alcohol — most frequently beer and most often a drink that belonged…click here to continue reading