Tag: binge drinking

Dustin Johnson’s Drug Abuse Highlights Cocaine and Alcohol American professional golfer Dustin Johnson just won the 116th U.S. Open, but it hasn’t always been smooth sailing for him, especially not when it comes to his personal life. Johnson tested positive for marijuana, cocaine and alcohol three times in his pro golfing career and was suspended once

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Is It Time to Go to Drug Rehab? Making the decision to receive treatment at a drug rehab center can be tough and scary. The reality is that it’s ultimately a decision that people put off for too long- often until it is too late. Are you on the fence about getting help for addiction

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More Bad News for Binge Drinkers Binge drinking has been having a hard time lately. A number of new studies were recently released, all of which highlight some of the more damaging effects of rapidly consuming alcohol. In the latest one, researchers from Duke University and across the country looked at how booze soaked brain

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The New Numbers on Alcohol Abuse According to a new report from the American Journal of Public Health, binge drinking and heavy drinking has been on the rise over the past decade. An analysis performed between 2005 and 2012 reported that heavy drinking rose by 17.2% between these years. Although overall, men showed higher rates

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What is Alcohol Poisoning? When talking about binge drinking, heavy drinking, alcoholism, or really anything that involves booze, the phrase alcohol poisoning gets thrown around. It’s become a sort of catchall term to refer to an individual who’s very drunk. Unfortunately, this isn’t what alcohol poisoning really is. Alcohol poisoning, also known as acute alcohol

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More Americans Drink to Excess Than Even Before A new study from The Center for Disease Control claims that one in three, or 33%, of American adults drink to excess. Think about that for a minute. The CDC is saying that a third of every person over the age of eighteen drinks too much. That

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The Dangers of Drinking During Pregnancy Of course drinking during pregnancy isn’t safe! In fact, according to a new study done by researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders are on the rise. The study, which is set to be published next month in Pediatrics , attributes this

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