Latest Binge drinking Stories

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.

2009-09-10 13:21:52

US colleges with the biggest student drinking problems have so far failed to turn the tide, according to a new study.

2009-09-08 12:48:03

British doctors said on Tuesday that a complete ban on alcohol advertising should be imposed and a minimum drink price set to help deter excessive drinking in Britain.

2009-09-08 07:10:06

Rates of binge drinking were 37 percent lower among eighth-grade students in communities in seven states that used a prevention system designed to reduce drug use and delinquent behavior compared to teenagers in communities that did not use the system.

2009-09-04 09:50:53

Typical college bars surround universities across the nation, catering to a student's low bank account with nightly drink specials. A new study reveals lower alcohol prices lead to higher intoxication levels among students.

2009-09-03 14:03:24

About 12 percent of binge drinkers say they drove during or within two hours of their most recent binge drinking episode, U.S. researchers found. Dr. Timothy S.

2009-09-01 12:00:00

One in ten binge drinkers admit to getting behind the wheel of a car within two hours of having a drink.

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