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Heavy Drinking at the Holidays Can Be Dangerous

‘Tis the season for drinking. Much like the free reign we give ourselves at the buffet table, too many of us consume too much champagne, eggnog or spiced wine at this time of year. In a recent Chron article, Dr. Richard Pesikoff, a professor of psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine, noted, “Holidays have a …

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Exercise Does Not Offset Affects of Binge Drinking

Few people may recognize an association between binge drinking and regular exercise, but it turns out that one helps to compensate for the other. A recent news report on a site for Bulgaria shares the results of a new survey that more than 25 percent of drinkers exercise regularly to compensate for a spree of …

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Binge Drinking Continues to be Problem Among College Students

One of the biggest arguments surrounding the area of underage drinking is the legal drinking age. Some argue it should be even higher than 21, while others argue it does nothing to curb underage drinking. Among college students, some will drink no matter the law and others have no desire. According to a State Press …

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Research Finds Smoking and Binge Drinking Occur Together Among Adolescents

Smoking and drinking have long been preached against within the walls of the local school’s heath class. Researchers now suggest lessons combine binge drinking and smoking into a single lesson regarding health as they tend to go hand in hand with today’s adolescents. Science Daily published a release examining the findings from Temple researchers. This …

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Promises Urges Parents to Watch for Binge-Drinking Issues as Students Start College This Fall

With the increase in college binge drinking and alcohol-related problems, it is imperative for parents to warn their young adults about the dangers of binge drinking before they return to school this fall. Los Angeles, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) August 27, 2009–Binge drinking on college campuses in the United States is on the rise, as are its …

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Study Finds Binge Drinking Linked to Stroke

It is well-known that binge drinking puts a person at risk of accident, brain damage and even death. Now, one report has also linked this dangerous activity to increasing the risk of stroke in men. UPI Health News reported the findings of a recent study completed in South Korea. This study identified male binge drinkers …

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Higher Drinking Age Has Led to Less Binge Drinking, Except Among College Students

New research has found substantial reductions in binge drinking since the national drinking age was raised to 21 two decades ago, but there is one exception: college students. The rate of binge drinking in male college students remain the same, but the rate of drinking in female students has increased dramatically. Researchers from Washington University …

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College Drinking Problem Continues to Rise

The consumption of alcoholic beverages is considered by some to be synonymous with the college experience. For some however, it becomes a serious problem. In fact, a new government study has shown that alcohol-related deaths, heavy drinking episodes and drunk driving have all been on the rise on college campuses. According to a Science Daily …

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