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Why binge drinkers are slower to heal from their wounds

People who are injured while binge drinking are much slower to heal from wounds suffered in car accidents, shootings, fires, etc. Now a new study...

For older drivers, study finds, one drink may be one too...

You may have only had one glass of wine with dinner, but if you’re 55 or older, that single serving may hit you hard...

Anti-homophobia measures reduce binge drinking for all students

Canadian high schools with anti-homophobia policies or gay-straight alliances (GSAs) that have been in place for three years or more have a positive effect...

Frequent binge drinking is associated with insomnia symptoms in older adults

A new study suggests that frequent binge drinking is associated with insomnia symptoms in older adults. Results show that overall, 26.2 percent of participants had...

Freshman women’s binge drinking tied to sexual assault risk

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Many young women who steer clear of alcohol while they're in high school may change their ways once they go off to college. And those who take up binge drinking may be at relatively high risk of sexual assault, according to a study ...

University of Maryland School of Medicine study identifies genes associated with...

University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers have identified two genes associated with binge drinking that may open doors to new, more effective treatments for excessive alcohol drinking. The scientists found that manipulating two receptors...

Spring break

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--- College students who arrange with friends to "get their backs" are less likely to engage in risky Spring Break behavior, according to a study published this month in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence. About 60 percent of ab...

Rural underage binge drinkers put their health at risk

Binge drinking is often considered to be a problem of towns and cities but new research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Public Health shows that binge drinking in rural areas is more of a problem than previously thought. D...

Abstinence, heavy drinking, binge drinking associated with increased risk of cognitive...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, January 10, 2011 -- Previous research regarding the association between alcohol consumption and dementia or cognitive impairment in later life suggests that mild to moderate alcohol consumption might be protective of deme...

APHA 2010: Attacking the drinking culture on college campuses from different...

A multi-tiered effort designed to stem binge drinking at a large university and to change the drinking culture among its students produced notable results during the 2.5 years of an Indiana University study. Freshmen living on campus showed signi...

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