Massachusetts Defies U.S. Trend With Binge Drinkers Drinking Less, Study ShowsIn 2017, the number of binge drinks per year among adult binge drinkers ranged from 320 per year in Massachusetts to 1,219 in Wyoming. The number of drinks among those who reported binge drinking increased in nine states -- Idaho, Indiana, Maine, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio and Virginia -- while the number of drinks decreased significantly in Massachusetts and West Virginia.
Binge Drinking Among Women Is On The Rise, Study SaysAccording to a study from Columbia University, binge drinking is on the rise among almost all adults.
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.