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With the holiday season kicking off with Thanksgiving and a new UK study (Oct 2010) showing alcohol as the 'most harmful drug,' followed by crack and heroin, Journey Healing Centers (drug and alcohol treatment centers) releases a proactive Prevention Plan for avoiding alcohol abuse and getting loved ones back this holiday.
Research: Patterns of alcohol consumption and ischemic heart disease in culturally divergent countries: The Prospective Epidemiological Study of Myocardial Infarction (PRIME).
Teens who participate in binge drinking might be putting themselves at risk for mood disorders like anxiety and depression in adulthood.
Binge-drinking teenagers may be putting themselves at higher risk in adulthood for mood disorders such as anxiety and depression.
Light to moderate alcohol consumption (about two to three drinks daily) among male coronary artery bypass patients was associated with 25 percent fewer subsequent cardiovascular procedures, heart attacks, strokes and death compared to non-drinkers.
Heavy drinking among college students results in over 1800 deaths each year, as well as 590,000 unintentional injuries, almost 700,000 assaults and more than 97,000 victims of sexual assaults.
A multi-tiered effort designed to stem binge drinking at a large university and to change the drinking culture among its students produced notable results during the 2.5 years of an Indiana University study.
The number of messages a teenager sends and the amount of time he or she spends on social networks could indicate how likely he or she is to drink, smoke, have sex, or try drugs.
A study released on Friday stated that alcohol is cheaper than bottled water in New Zealand.
US students who spend a semester or longer studying overseas are likely to increase their alcohol consumption when they are out of the country.
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