Americans Drinking More – in Places

Americans Drinking More – in Places

Where one lives impacts spending on housing, groceries, health care and, apparently, alcohol. Americans in some places are drinking more heavily than in the past. In fact, researchers from the University of Washington are reporting that rates of heavy and binge drinking have escalated dramatically in many areas of the country. This is not the […]

Alcohol a Factor in Strokes Later in Life

Alcohol a Factor in Strokes Later in Life

A recent study published January 29 in the American Heart Association Journal called Stroke found that alcohol is a factor in causing strokes later in life. It has been well documented that excessive drinking is related to a variety of ailments. Cardiologist with Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, Dr. Tara Narula, says that what was […]

Alcohol Binge Drinking Kills

Alcohol Binge Drinking Kills

Binge drinking of alcohol has been linked to benders which sometimes end up killing people for years. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), alcohol benders kill 6 Americans every day, and middle-aged, white men lead the pack.  Historically, binge drinking was associated with college-aged young adults. Today, this is no longer the case. What seems […]