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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...

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...

2013-08-17 23:02:48

Alcohol abuse among college students is rampant and now Washington State is instituting new on-campus regulations to reduce binge drinking. If you or someone you know is suffering from an alcohol dependency, contact a professional detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 17, 2013 As reported by the Associated Press (8/12), in their story, Washington State tries new tactics against booze, that Washington State University (WSU) is asking for new regulations to reduce...

Binge Drinking Has Large Economic Burdens
2013-08-14 05:08:03

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that excessive alcohol use causes large economic burdens to states and the District of Columbia. In 2006, the cost to states was a median of $2.9 billion, ranging from $420 million in North Dakota to $32 billion in California. The researchers estimated that every drink consumed cost $1.91 per state. The results of the study will be published in an upcoming...

2013-08-12 09:47:10

-The term "telescoping" refers to a more rapid progression of alcohol-related diseases in women. -A new study looks at gender differences among individuals seeking treatment for a substance use disorder. -While certain aspects of the findings confirm telescoping in women, others do not. Epidemiological studies have revealed that historical differences between men and women in substance use – such as lifetime dependence rates, and quantities of alcohol consumed – have narrowed in...

2013-07-31 23:26:46

As back-to-school approaches, one organization has compiled a list of safe ride programs across the country, in an effort to teach parents and their teens safe and convenient alternatives to drinking and driving. As binge drinking among adolescents remains a national problem, this list serves as a beneficial resource to parents and young people alike. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Thousands of Americans drink and drive each day, and alcohol remains one of the most widely abused...


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