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Tag Results for "Binge Drinking"

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 »

College Students Who Binge Drink Say They’re Happier

Study found richer, 'high-status' students more likely to overindulge, while others may do so to fit in. So-called "high-status" and socially powerful college kids are more likely to engage in continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Latin American Drinking Habits

Costa Rica’s Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO), compiled a report regarding "Alcohol Drinking Patterns in Latin America." This study was based on nationwide surveys conducted in Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Dominican Republic and Venezuela. continue reading »

Venezuelans and Domincan Men Drink the Most According to Latin America Study

According to a study by Costa Rica’s Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO), Venezuelans overall consume the most alcohol, with Dominican men coming in second. continue reading »

Health Tip: Binge Drinking’s Risks

It can trigger a host of health problems. Binge drinking occurs when the number of alcoholic drinks consumed in a short period raises a person's blood alcohol level to 0.08 grams percent or abov continue reading »

Parents Can Help Prevent Problem Drinking in College Kids

Outcome best when student's social life is monitored by opposite-gender parent, study finds. College students are less likely to have drinking problems or engage in risky behavior if their parents monitor their social lives, researchers have found. continue reading »

BEAT BINGE DRINKING! A Revolutionary New Program For Young Drinkers

Beat Binge Drinking: A Smart Drinking Guide for Teens, College Students and Young Adults Who Choose to Drink is the first and only comprehensive alcohol program teaching young people what sensible, moderate drinking is and how to manage it continue reading »

Reducing College Drinking

College students are less likely to get drunk when universities and surrounding communities work together to reduce drinking, a new study finds. Similar strategies may help reduce drinking on campuses nationwide. continue reading »