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2013-10-29 23:26:43

The Saint Jude Retreats, an alternative to 12 step program, releases second blogtalkradio show on the topic of college drinking and addiction with expert guest. Amsterdam, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The Saint Jude Retreats Program is excited to announce that as of today Tuesday, October 29, 2013 the Saint Jude Retreats Radio’s second show is live and discusses the issue of college drinking, the idea around cultural addiction and ways to speak to a love one if they have a substance use...

Negative Emotions During Pregnancy Often Leads To Binge Drinking
2013-10-15 13:47:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Pregnant women are advised to generally avoid alcohol, especially when it comes to binge drinking, and a new study of Norwegian women has found that the more negative a woman's outlook is on life, the more likely she is to turn to alcohol. According to the study’s results, published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, the official journal of the Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 16 percent of...

2013-10-07 12:06:28

Physicians have long observed that binge drinking can significantly impair the healing process following a bone fracture. Now a study by Loyola University Medical Center researchers is providing insights into how alcohol slows healing on the cellular and molecular levels. The findings could lead to treatments to improve bone healing in alcohol abusers, and possibly non-drinkers as well. Roman Natoli, MD, PhD, will present findings Oct. 6 during the American Society for Bone and Mineral...

Extreme Binge Drinking Still A Favorite Pastime For High School Seniors
2013-09-17 09:45:25

[ Watch the Video: Rampant Binge Drinking Among High School Teens ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Though binge drinking is common amongst high school students, a new study shows “extreme” binge drinking -- 10 or more drinks in a session -- remains a favorite pastime. It is now estimated nearly 10 percent of high school seniors are spending their year before college by extreme binge drinking once every two weeks. The number of binge drinkers has declined...

2013-09-13 10:20:08

-While hangovers may be a source of humor, their effects can be debilitating, costly, and even dangerous. -A new study of hangovers across the lifespan has found that the tendency to experience hangovers decreases as age increases. -Study authors speculate that older adults who binge drink do so to a lesser intensity than younger adults. Many people are familiar with the uncomfortable morning-after symptoms of excessive drinking, commonly known as a hangover. While it is a common...

2013-09-05 23:24:32

Over $220 billion is spent on drinking and alcoholism. If you or someone you know is suffering from alcohol abuse, contact a detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 As reported by HealthDay (8/13) in CDC: Heavy Drinking a Costly Burden to U.S., alcohol abuse is a leading economic problem in the United States, costing billions of dollars in health care, lost worker productivity, legal issues and more, the federal government reported Tuesday. In 2006, the...

2013-09-03 08:29:34

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 3, 2013 As college students arrive on campus this fall, it's a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately for many, it is also a time of excessive drinking and dealing with its aftermath--vandalism, violence, sexual aggression, and even death. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130903/PH72218-INFO) According to research summarized in a College Task Force report to the National Institute on...

2013-08-26 08:28:53

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As college students arrive on campus this fall, it's a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately for many, it is also a time of excessive drinking and dealing with its aftermath--vandalism, violence, sexual aggression, and even death. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130826/PH68786-INFO) According to research summarized in a College Task Force report to the...

Genetic Link Alcoholism Eating Disorders
2013-08-21 12:31:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Alcoholics and gluttons may have more in common than you might think, according to a new study in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Researchers studied nearly 6,000 adult twins and found that people with alcohol dependency may be more genetically susceptible to certain types of eating disorders, such as binge eating or purging. "This supports the idea that there are common genetic factors contributing to alcohol...

2013-08-19 08:29:05

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As college students arrive on campus this fall, it's a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately for many, it is also a time of excessive drinking and dealing with its aftermath -- vandalism, violence, sexual aggression, and even death. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130819/PH58114-INFO) According to research summarized in a College Task Force report to the...