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2014-03-26 10:46:42

Among university students in New Zealand, a web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention program produced a modest reduction in the amount of alcohol consumed per drinking episode but not in the frequency of drinking, overall amount consumed, or in related academic problems.

2011-12-15 17:26:37

Each day numerous young adults in the U.S. visit hospital emergency departments (EDs) for alcohol-related problems.

2011-04-06 10:13:00

April Is Alcohol Awareness Month; Military Personnel and Their Families Can Participate in the Anonymous Screening at www.DrinkingIQ.org WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do you feel guilty after drinking too much? Do you fail to do what is expected of you because of drinking? Do friends suggest your drinking might be a problem? If you answered yes to any of these questions, alcohol may be negatively impacting your life.

2009-11-20 12:27:20

Driving while impaired (DWI) contributes significantly to road-traffic crashes, and is involved in more than one-third of all fatalities.

2009-09-15 06:06:25

Web-based screening and personalized interventions for alcohol use may reduce drinking in undergraduate students.

2009-07-08 10:59:30

Giving students personalized feedback on their drinking behavior and how it compares to social norms might help to reduce alcohol misuse, according to a Cochrane Systematic Review.

2009-02-02 15:13:31

Brief but personal intervention reduces drinking among risky college drinkers, U.S. researchers suggest.

2008-10-01 21:00:23

Forty-four percent of U.S. college students do binge drinking -- five or more drinks on the same occasion at least once in the past 30 days, researchers say.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.