To get a better hold on how to prevent alcoholism, it is important to learn about attitudes toward drinking. According to a recent news report, the State of Nebraska is conducting a study that will examine young adultsâ€™ attitudes about alcohol. The point of this study is to learn from the data and change behavior[.....]
Jason Dills, a junior at Indiana University, said he and his friends still binge drink occasionally, but he has noticed a drop-off in the problematic behavior that has been plaguing college campuses for decades.
A United Airlines pilot who was pulled from his trans-Atlantic flight to Chicago shortly before takeoff has been charged with having too much alcohol in his system, British police said Tuesday.
A state legislative committee will hold a public hearing Tuesday on a proposal to increase Wisconsin’s beer tax for the first time since 1969.
A new study shows that chronic alcohol consumption blunts the biological clockâ€™s ability to synchronize daily activities to light, disrupts natural activity patterns, and continues to affect the bodyâ€™s clock (circadian rhythm) even days after the drinking ends. The study describes the changes that drinking can produce on the bodyâ€™s master clock and how it[.....]
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[.....]
During the week of July 13th, CatholicTV will air a documentary about a young man who decided to drive drunk one night and killed three people, including his best friend. â€œOne Decisionâ€ tells the story of David Emigh, who served 5 months in prison after that fateful night in July of 1998. David was captain[.....]
Korean men who binge drink may be at an increased risk for hemorrhagic stroke, according to a South Korean study published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association. In the study, binge drinking is defined as six or more drinks in one sitting at least once a week for men and four or more[.....]
Approximately one in 25 deaths may be attributed to alcohol, a news study shows. The study, published in The Lancet, estimates the percentage of alcohol-related deaths based on accidents, alcohol abuse, and various health conditions, including cancer, high blood pressure, and liver problems. The study found that about 4% of global deaths may be tied[.....]
Those caught for being drunk and disorderly in South Wales may be able to avoid conviction by signing up for a class on the impact of alcohol abuse. Similar to the game show â€œWho Wants to be a Millionaire?â€ offenders would use handsets to answer multiple-choice questions about the psychological, physical, and social consequences of[.....]