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Posts Tagged ‘Binge Drinking’

By On July 24th, 2015

Biomarker For Alcohol Use Is Especially Heightened In Binge Drinkers

A biomarker found in the blood of regular alcohol drinkers is much higher in binge drinkers than in those who consume moderately, according to a new report by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The researchers believe the findings could lead to the biomarker phosphatidylethanol (PEth) being used to screen young adults for…

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By On January 7th, 2015

Death by the Glass

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released a report regarding deaths from alcohol poisoning. In this report it was estimated that 6 Americans die every die from alcohol poisoning with the highest mortality rate among middle age men. This runs contrary to the belief that alcohol poisoning deaths occurred more frequently among college age…

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By On October 22nd, 2013

Binge Drinking May Increase The Risk Of Stroke

It isn’t news to most that binge drinking can be bad for your health, but we are just now learning exactly how the over consumption of alcohol wrecks your body. In particular, a new study shows that binge drinking, even relatively rarely, can have terrible consequences for your health. And, the toll is more than…

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By On January 11th, 2012

Binge Drinking: An Increasingly Dangerous Problem

Binge drinking accounts for more than 40,000 deaths each year in the United States.  A 2010 study conducted by the CDC assessed the prevalence of binge drinkers in 48 states and the District of Columbia. The study defined binge drinking as an episode involving 4 or more drinks for women and five or more drinks…

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