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2012-02-21 06:04:08

Good news for those who are trying to quit smoking and drinking, there may be a way to kill two birds with one stone. Varenicline, an effective smoking-cessation medication, may also reduce drinking. However, the means by which it might reduce drinking are still unclear.

2012-02-03 12:15:38

Most studies have found that binge drinking is associated with a loss of alcohol's protective effect against ischemic heart disease (IHD) and most studies have found an increase of coronary risk among binge drinkers.

2012-01-30 11:51:24

The first few weeks of college are a critical time in shaping students' drinking habits.

2012-01-30 11:43:49

A meta-analysis done by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) into the relationship between alcohol consumption and heart disease provides new insight into the long-held belief that drinking a glass of red wine a day can help protect against heart disease.

2012-01-25 15:00:00

Downtoearthvideo.com releases their alcohol abuse statistics report for 2011.

2012-01-20 17:00:00

Some of the binge drinkers get behind the wheel of cars, putting the lives of others at grave risk, according to Philadelphia personal injury lawyers Flager & Yockey.

2012-01-18 08:00:00

Drinking in high school is nothing new, and teens face not only alcohol abuse but a new trend called drunkorexia.

2012-01-16 21:24:45

Prenatal exposure to alcohol is associated with a spectrum of abnormalities, referred to as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.

One-in-six Americans Are Binge Drinkers: CDC
2012-01-11 06:04:38

More than 38 million U.S. adults, or about 17 percent of the population, engaged in binge drinking at least four times a month in 2010, consuming an average of eight drinks per occasion.

Britons Asked To Take Two Days Off Of Drinking Per Week
2012-01-09 11:15:28

The Science and Technology Committee of British Members of Parliament have called for Britons to refrain from consuming alcohol for at least two days of the week and consider their own weight when deciding to heavily imbibe.