News tagged with blood alcohol level

Alcohol's role in traffic deaths vastly underreported

It's no secret that drinking and driving can be a deadly mix. But the role of alcohol in U.S. traffic deaths may be substantially underreported on death certificates, according to a study in the March issue of the Journal of ...

Mar 24, 2014
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Avoiding that new year's hangover

(HealthDay)—Hangover headaches are a common problem over the holidays, but there are ways to prevent them, an expert says.

Dec 31, 2013
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Drunk driving can make holiday season deadly

(HealthDay)—The holiday season is one of the most dangerous times of the year on U.S. roads. Between Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve, as many as 900 people nationwide could die in crashes caused by drunk ...

Dec 23, 2013
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Designated drivers don't always abstain, study finds

Maybe better call that cab, after all: A new University of Florida study found that 35 percent of designated drivers had quaffed alcohol and most had blood-alcohol levels high enough to impair their driving.

Jun 10, 2013
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Alcohol poses serious risks for those with diabetes

(HealthDay) -- People who have certain chronic medical conditions, such as type 1 diabetes, are even more susceptible than most to the ill effects of alcohol, though they may not be aware of how potentially ...

Jul 20, 2012
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