News tagged with binge drink

Gene and tonic: Genetic link in binge-drinking teens

From minor acts of rebellion such as bunking off school, to the more serious experimentation with illicit substances, the teenage years can be a stressful time for parents. But what if your child goes beyond the odd cigarette ...

May 12, 2016
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Binge drinkers main offenders

New research analysing the alcohol consumption habits of more than 100,000 Australians over a decade has found that regular binge drinkers are up to 30 per cent more likely to commit drink-driving offenses, vandalism or violence.

Mar 15, 2016
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The dangers and risks of binge drinking

Researchers estimate that each year 1,825 college students ages 18-24 die from alcohol-related unintentional injuries, including motor vehicle collisions. About 20 percent of college students meet the criteria for an alcohol ...

Mar 14, 2016
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Binge drinking dangerous for young adults

Having an occasional drink is fine, but "binge" drinking is a known health hazard and now high blood pressure may need to be added to the list of possible consequences. Young adults in their twenties who regularly binge drink ...

Feb 19, 2016
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