Twitter, the popular social networking site, has now joined Buddy Media to create a new tool to check user’s ages when it comes to alcohol brands. Coors Light and some other alcohol labels are testing the new tool when users sign up.
Fatal accidents, injuries, heavy fines, and incarceration are some of the consequences associated with drunken boating – a behavior many boaters may not realize carries the same life-destructive dangers and similar legal penalties as drunk driving. Many states are enacting tougher penalties for drunken boating, and are working together with organizations like Boaters Against Drunk[.....]
What Is Drugged Driving? Many of us are familiar with the dangers of drunk driving, but many people don’t know that drugged driving – or driving while under the influence of either illicit or legal drugs, such as narcotic prescription medications – is just as dangerous. Although there has been a decline in drunk driving[.....]
Binge drinking is usually considered a problem on college campuses, but a new study suggests that many older people may be overindulging in alcohol as well. Reuters reports that researchers found that 23 percent of men and woman between the ages of 50 and 64 admitted to binge drinking in the past month, with 9[.....]
By Colin Gilbert According to a 2008 report from the National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse (NIAAA), an estimated 5.3 million American women consume alcohol in a way that endangers their health or happiness. Needless to say, many of those women are mothersâ€”a 2008 U.S. Census report suggests that more than half of American[.....]
No matter what time of day or night or season of the year, when you land in the slammer itâ€™s a cold and unforgiving place. This is the stuff of nightmares come true. And you did it to yourself. But is the experience of being arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) or drugs enough[.....]
You may think you’ve heard it all, but when it comes to excuses for drinking too much, there are always some new ones. It really doesn’t matter how young or old a person is, how educated they are, their financial, social status or familial status. Some of these excuses people come up with are really[.....]
The concept sounds strange, but neuropharmacologists at the University of Virginia have discovered that a decades-old medicine can actually fight alcohol addiction by decreasing the need for heavy drinking and alleviating the physical and mental harm that’s caused by addiction.