Americans Binge 17 Billion Drinks Per Year, CDC SaysResearchers found that about 1 in 6 U.S. adults reported binge drinking an average of about once a week, consuming an average of seven drinks per binge.
Study Finds Drinking Habits, Problems Tied To Where You LiveAccording to the report, Washington DC is home to the highest percentage of heavy and binge drinkers in the entire country.
Alcoholism 101The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that about 25% of adults aged 18 and over have excessively consumed alcohol at least once in the past year. It also indicates that alcohol is a factor in about nearly 50,000 deaths annually.
Keller @ Large: Binge-Drinking Storm Batters Bay StateWe’re used to the fact that pre-game binge-drinking appears to be a must among hard-partying segments of the population.
Study: Teens Who Like Songs With Alcohol References More Likely To Binge Drink Teenagers and young adults who like, own and can correctly identify music referencing alcohol by brand name are much more likely to binge drink, a study from New Hampshire’s Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center suggests.
Last Call For Last Call?Officials fear that the "last call" alert may cause last minute binge drinking.
Study: College Students Seek More Help For Alcohol Than DrugsIt's not shocking to hear that drinking among college students is a problem. But, a new report reveals some eye-opening numbers on the seriousness of the crisis.
Keller @ Large: Edit Out The Binge DrinkingWe had a chance to do the Bruins, and ourselves, a favor by turning the cameras aside and omitting certain details, and we blew it.
Doctors Reveal Best Remedy For HangoversAn extra glass of wine or one more beer, and you can pay for it in the morning with a splitting headache. But now, researchers say they have found the best way to avoid that “morning after” feeling.
Carver Police Say "Tragedy" Averted After Teenage Binge DrinkingCarver Police want to get the word out about some recent troubling teenage drinking, after a 14-year-old was found unresponsive after ingesting an almost fatal amount of alcohol.