Individuals arrested for DUIs are a significant risk to the public as they reenter the driving population. Measurement of the probability that a driver will commit a repeat offense is difficult. In Europe, some countries have had success using biomarkers to monitor the activities of DUI offenders for the last 30 years.
A new study has found a correlation between gun ownership and heavy drinking.
It’s hard to imagine reminding your teenage child to pack their marijuana for prom night. However, it may prove to be an effective strategy for preventing brain damage if they are going to parties where binge drinking may be part of the festivities, according to recent research. While neither activity is advocated, the relationship between[.....]
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.
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[.....]
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[.....]