Latest Binge drinking Stories

2009-12-01 12:45:00

New study identifies link between anticipated unhappiness in old age and young men’s binge drinking.

2009-12-01 02:00:00

Anti-Alcohol-Ads Compete at FreeTheBowl.com SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marin Institute launched its second annual, nationwide anti-alcohol-advertising contest, FREE the BOWL. This year's theme is "Free the Bowl from Big Al," (a.k.a. Big Alcohol).

2009-11-21 08:37:19

Older adults who have alcohol dependence problems drink significantly more than do younger adults who have similar problems, a new study has found.

2009-11-17 09:50:00

A new study in the Journal of American College Health finds that students placed by their universities in coed housing are more likely to binge drink each week than students placed in all-male or all-female housing.

2009-10-30 07:25:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Communications, Inc.

2009-10-27 08:01:00

DALLAS and COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and Nationwide Insurance launched "The Power of Parents, It's Your Influence by MADD(TM)" today to give parents of high school students the communication tools they need to stop teen alcohol use.

2009-10-09 13:36:43

Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Public Health studied the drinking habits of 9833 15-16 year olds in the North West of England, finding that excessively low cost alcohol products and illicit purchase are strongly related to harmful underage drinking.

2009-10-08 10:43:35

Current figures underestimate the number of children who may be at risk of harm from parental substance use.

2009-09-11 16:35:33

A prevention program called Communities That Care substantially lowered levels of alcohol and smokeless tobacco use among adolescents, its U.S. creators say.

2009-09-10 16:49:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Anheuser-Busch is continuing its commitment to preventing underage drinking by supporting the federal government's "We Don't Serve Teens" campaign.

Word of the Day
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".