Binge Drinking a Problem for Older Adults: Research

The results of a research study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society have found that approximately 1 in 10 older adults partakes in binge drinking. This behavior put them at higher risk for injuries from falls as well as other medical problems. Joseph Palamar, the senior author of the study and an…

Read More

One in Three Adult Americans in Mid-30s and 40’s May be Drinking Too Much

A survey conducted by the American Osteopathic Association has found that a significant portion of the middle-aged US population could be living with an issue with alcohol. Online Survey Results Indicate Widespread Alcohol Problem Harris Insights & Analytics, the company behind the Harris Poll was responsible for conducting the online survey, which took place between…

Read More

Researchers Warn Against Allowing Children to Sip Alcohol

Rubbing alcohol on a teething baby’s gum line, or allowing a curious child a sip of alcohol is not that uncommon. Many parents do not think there is anything wrong with a sip here or there, especially if the taste may be so off-putting that children have negative memories associated with alcohol and may not…

Read More

Medical Students Have a Higher Rate of Alcohol Abuse

Students in medical school are twice as likely as their peers to experience alcohol problems. This information comes out of a new study that shows an alarming spike for alcohol dependence among medical students over similar populations. Researchers have cited that it appears that student debt and exhaustion are major factors in sharp increase of…

Read More