News tagged with heavy drinking

Study finds risky drinking improves 'social status'

Young adults of both sexes are more likely to engage in riskier patterns of drinking alcohol as part of gaining a better social status among their peers—and health authorities need to consider these factors ...

Jun 25, 2014
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Teen drinking may lead to problems later in life

In a television interview early this year, ABC news anchor Elizabeth Vargas talked candidly about her recovery from alcoholism. Before seeking treatment last fall, Vargas drank as many as three to four glasses ...

May 30, 2014
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Age-21 drinking laws save lives, study confirms

Although some advocates want to lower the legal drinking age from 21, research continues to show that the law saves lives. That's the finding of a new review published in a special supplemental issue to the Journal of St ...

Feb 24, 2014
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'Hung-over driving' as dangerous as drunk driving

A hangover following a night of heavy drinking can impair driving performance as much as driving under the influence of alcohol, according to new research by Associate Professor Chris Alford of the University ...

Dec 10, 2013
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