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2011-10-18 09:46:24

It is well known that eating disorders are common among teens and college students.

Cost Of Binge Drinking Reaches $224 Billion Per Year: CDC
2011-10-18 04:59:44

Excessive alcohol consumption in the United States results in 79,000 deaths per year and costs $745 per person, according to a report issued Monday by the CDC.

2011-10-16 21:43:28

Research clearly shows a dose-response relationship between alcohol and health issues such as cirrhosis of the liver.

2011-10-16 21:39:40

In a national survey of undergraduates, roughly six percent met criteria for current alcohol dependence (AD), and approximately 31 percent met criteria for current alcohol abuse.

2011-10-13 18:45:20

Teenage alcohol consumption may be influenced more by a date's friends than his or her own friends.

In A Down Economy, Drinking Goes Up
2011-10-13 08:15:25

Researchers from the University of Miami and the University of Colorado find a connection between macroeconomic conditions and excessive alcohol drinking.

112 Million Drunk Driving Incidents In 2010
2011-10-04 14:07:00

According to a new Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were about 112 million drinking and driving incidents in 2010.

2011-09-28 09:45:17

The drinking habits of a romantic partner's friends are more likely to impact an adolescent's future drinking than are the behaviors of an adolescent's own friends or significant other.

2011-09-28 05:54:37

The drinking habits of a romantic partner’s friend are more likely to impact an adolescent’s future than the behaviors of the adolescent’s own friends or significant other, according to this study.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.