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23 June
Millions of Americans drink alcohol at dangerously high levels, says study
By Rachael

Millions of Americans drink alcohol at dangerously high levels, says study

Defying every social stigma and taboo, alcohol, today, has become an intrinsic part of culture in many countries. Factors like easy availability and wide acceptability have given an uninterrupted access to alcohol to millions of people, irrespective of their age, gender, race, social status, etc. This has further reduced the minimum drinking age, with more […]

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24 April
Alcohol Awareness Month: Acculturation and alcoholism among Latinos
By Rachael

Alcohol Awareness Month: Acculturation and alcoholism among Latinos

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) conceptualized Alcohol Awareness Month (AAM) in April 1987 to highlight issues related to alcoholism, including its causes, treatment and recovery. Every year in April, the NCADD, through its National Network of Affiliates and other support groups, focuses on addressing issues related to alcohol abuse in the […]

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20 March
Discussing alcohol– Part 4: Genes and compulsive drinking
By Rachael

Discussing alcohol– Part 4: Genes and compulsive drinking

Better understanding of genetics has given a boost to the medicine and biotechnology sector. From toying with stem grafts to discovering specific genes associated with heart diseases, the impact of genetics is indispensable for the understanding of laws that govern the human body.

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10 February
Discussing alcohol – Part 1: Drinking in college
By Rachael

Discussing alcohol – Part 1: Drinking in college

Almost every adolescent and young adult in the United States look forward to casting off the yoke of school life and starting a new beginning in the confines of their respective colleges. College life is synonymous with becoming independent and discovering one’s identity. Moreover, the luster of meeting new people and partying are some other […]

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24 November
Alcoholism is a permanent nightmare, not a temporary hangover
By Rachael

Alcoholism is a permanent nightmare, not a temporary hangover

People drink alcohol in every country in the world, even in countries where it is forbidden. Unfortunately, alcoholism is also a problem in every single country. Alcoholism causes long-term effects on both body and mind. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported that in 2015, approximately 15.7 million people aged 12 or older […]

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03 November
Adolescents using math to decide their drunkenness: Study
By Rachael

Adolescents using math to decide their drunkenness: Study

Alcohol consumption is no longer a taboo in today’s society. However, with alcohol use being rampant across all American states, people’s health and safety is at an enormous risk, due to increasing alcohol-related problems. Alcohol abuse, especially among young adults, is a serious public health issue that comes with both immediate as well as long-term […]

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20 May
Scientists identify brain circuit that controls binge drinking
By Rachael

Scientists identify brain circuit that controls binge drinking

Binge drinking is common in the United States, especially among young adults. Despite repeated warnings by the government regarding alcohol-related emergencies, young adults tend to drink heavily within a short period to become inebriated. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), binge drinking cost the country an estimated $249 billion in 2010. […]

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11 May
SMS-based intervention can reduce binge drinking habits: Study
By Rachael

SMS-based intervention can reduce binge drinking habits: Study

The tendency to consume large quantities of alcohol in a single session is so common in the United States that most people fail to realize the harmful consequences of alcohol in the long run. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), drinking heavily during certain occasions may result in immediate drastic effects, […]

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