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

A recent study found that people with alcohol dependency may be more genetically susceptible to certain types of eating disorders, such as bingeing or purging.

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.

ER Injuries Related To Malt Liquor And Strong Beer
2013-08-15 12:01:20

A preliminary study found that drinkers of malt liquors and high-alcohol beers like Steel Reserve were more prevalent in the emergency room than drinkers of regular beers.

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

A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that excessive alcohol use causes large economic burdens to states and the District of Columbia.

2013-08-12 09:49:55

Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death and disability in the U.S., while heavy drinking ranks as the third leading cause of preventable death.

2013-08-12 09:48:25

Previous research has shown that white, compared to black, adolescents have higher rates of alcohol use, and show more rapid increases in alcohol use.

Alcoholism Risk May Be Driven By Overactive Dopamine System
2013-08-11 04:44:39

Individuals who are vulnerable to alcoholism could experience an abnormally large response in the brain’s reward-seeking pathways when they drink, according a new study appearing in the January issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.

2013-08-08 23:21:14

A new study finds that heavy alcohol consumption can lead to both anemia and dementia.

2013-08-07 23:23:16

The U.S. Postal Service is considering delivering alcohol to raise more money for its struggling agency.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.