Latest Binge drinking Stories

2010-06-30 13:57:26

A discussion by renowned epidemiologist Kenneth Mukamal has recently been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, JAMA.

2010-06-24 16:05:05

Parenting style strongly and directly affects teens when it comes to heavy drinking – defined as having five or more drinks in a row.

2010-06-01 14:50:08

Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that excessive drinking is responsible for approximately 79,000 deaths annually in the United States.

2010-05-27 09:19:18

Researchers at the University of Sheffield have found that there are substantially increased death rates from alcohol-related diseases in socioeconomically deprived areas of England and Wales.

2010-05-19 14:14:14

Heavy alcohol use and binge drinking could increase the risk of pancreatic cancer in men, research from UT Southwestern Medical Center suggests.

2010-05-12 07:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Graduation... Graduation is a time to celebrate. But before your graduates party, take the time to talk with them about alcohol -- it just may save a life.

2010-03-24 08:35:00

In a first-of-its kind controlled experiment, researchers from the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) and Brown University have found that surprisingly, binge drinking the night before a test does not impact college students' test performance – although it can affect their moods, attention and reaction times.

2010-02-04 20:00:00

Kids Say to Big Alcohol: Free the Super Bowl from Big Al's Ads SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seven young people ages 10 to 25 were awarded prizes this evening for their compelling counter-alcohol ads at the Free The Bowl(TM) World Premiere 2010 in San Rafael, California.

2010-01-19 20:08:00

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The clock is running out for entries to the second annual FREE the BOWL(TM) video contest.

2009-12-15 06:05:00

Marijuana is becoming increasingly popular with teens in the US.

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