Children and Alcohol

Should Parents Let Their Kids Sip Alcohol?

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:00

Scientists are searching for the right recommendation for parents grappling with how — or whether — to introduce their children to alcohol.

Binge Drinking

Scientists Can Predict Which Teens Will Be Binge Drinkers

By | Wed, 07/02/2014 - 13:00

Scientists in a new study predicted with 70 percent accuracy which adolescent kids would become binge drinkers by 16.

Pregnant belly with wine

Could Wine Consumption While Pregnant Lead To Better Mental Health In Kids?

By | Thu, 01/02/2014 - 13:03

Can moderate alcohol consumption during pregnancy lead to better mental health in kids?


Why Does Binge Drinking Cause Slow Bone Healing?

By | Tue, 10/08/2013 - 12:01

Binge drinking in mice revealed slower bone healing due to slower callus formation and greater oxidative stress.

British Man Caught Molesting Land Rover, Fined

British Man Banned From Nightlife After Attempting Sex With Land Rover

By | Sat, 09/14/2013 - 16:10

Daniel Cooper, a 24-year-old British father of three, gave new meaning to "back-door action" when he attempted to copulate with a (parked) Land Rover Discovery.

Clone of Clone of Teen Binge Drinking

Washington State University Cuts Down On Binge Drinking With Early-Morning Friday Classes

By | Wed, 08/14/2013 - 16:49

Washington State University is introducing new methods for cutting down on binge drinking that may not sit well with its student body.

cigarette ashtray

Raising Cigarette Taxes Could Cause Smokers To Drink Less

By | Mon, 08/12/2013 - 19:20

Drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes often go together, so much, that by raising cigarette taxes, people smoked less and ended up drinking less too.

'Ladies Night!' College Girls Outdrink College Guys

By | Fri, 05/17/2013 - 16:09

College women exceed nationally proposed drinking guidelines more frequently than their male counterparts.

Arizona State

Drunk ASU Student Aidan Mohr Left At Hospital With Post-It Note

By | Wed, 05/15/2013 - 08:54

A 19-year-old Arizona State University student named Aidan Mohr was left in the lobby of an emergency room by his fraternity brothers Saturday with a post-it note attached to him explaining his drunken condition and asking for help.

Risks of Binge Drinking Often Overlooked for Women: CDC

By | Tue, 01/08/2013 - 16:33

Binge drinking contributes to the deaths of about 12,000 women and girls annually in the United States and is a problem that gets overlooked despite causing a long list of health risks.

Researchers Explain How Binge Drinking Gene Influences Drinking Behavior in Teens

By | Tue, 12/04/2012 - 16:01

A new study has shown how variation in the gene RASGRF-2 makes teenagers more prone to binge drinking.

68% Underage Drinking Deaths Not Traffic-Related; Advocates Still Urge Ways To Improve Prom Safety

Binge Drinking Destroys the Brain Within Months and Turns Social Drinkers Into Alcoholics

By | Tue, 10/16/2012 - 17:04

Fraternity brothers and sorority sisters pay close attention: researchers warn that just a few months of binge drinking can damage the brain and turn social drinkers into alcoholics.


Doctors Must Screen Patients for Alcohol Abuse, Says U.S. Preventive Task Force

By | Wed, 09/26/2012 - 09:50

All clinicians providing primary healthcare must screen their patients for alcohol misuse and provide brief counseling sessions to those who engage in heavy or binge drinking, says the U.S. Preventive Task Force (USPTF) in a new recommendation statement issued on Monday.