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Tag Results for "Alcohol Abuse"

Merengue Star Elvis Crespo Seeks Treatment for Alcohol Abuse

Puerto Rican merengue star Elvis Crespo will soon check into a rehab center to treat his alcoholism following an incident this week related to his drinking problem. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: CDC Report indicates Nearly 14 Million U.S. Women Binge Drink

New CDC Vital Signs Report details how nearly 14 million U.S. women binge drink about three times a month, and consume an average of six drinks per binge. The report finds that about 1 in 8 women continue reading »

1 in 10 U.S. Kids Lives With Parent Who Has Abused Alcohol: Report

In many homes, the sole caregiver has a drinking problem, researchers say. About 7.5 million American children under the age of 18 live with a parent who's struggled with alcohol abuse over the past year, a new government report finds. continue reading »

Health Tip: How to Spot Underage Drinking

More children abuse alcohol than tobacco or illicit drugs. Besides being illegal, underage drinking can endanger a young person's physical and emotional health, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. continue reading »

Alcoholic Parents May Predispose Kids to Drinking Problem

Children of parents with an alcohol use disorder (AUD) are at increased risk for the same type of problem, says a new study from Denmark. continue reading »

Only 1.2% of Alcohol Abusers Know They Need Help: Report

National Alcohol Screening Day spotlights untreated disorders affecting millions of Americans. A new report reveals that 98.8 percent of the more than 7.4 million American adults aged 21 to 64 with untreated alcohol abuse disorders don't believe they need treatment. continue reading »

More Americans Drinking More Alcohol

Among women, whites more likely than Hispanics, blacks to down 5 or more drinks a day, study finds. Alcohol consumption is on the rise in the United States due to a number of factors, including social, economic and ethnic influences and pressures, a continue reading »