Spring Break and Alcohol Abuse It’s that time of year again when the weather starts to warm up and colleges go on their spring break. Many students take this time off and travel around the country or even abroad to party with their friends. College students already feel a sense of freedom when they’re at
Kristen Johnson Reveals Dark Past According to doctors, “Third Rock from the Sun” actress Kristen Johnson should have died years ago. In 2006 Johnson was so addicted to alcohol and painkillers that one day while she was in the bathroom and felt a sharp pain in her stomach which caused her to pass out—and when
Pro Boxer’s Post-Retirement Substance Abuse It was only a few years ago that professional boxer Ricky Hatton took his (45-1) career record up against Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas, with each of the boxers netting a roughly $12 million dollar purse for the bout. At the time of the fight in 2009, Hatton was the
Binge Drinking Damages Females More Than Males It’s well know that binge drinking can be just as harmful to your health as alcoholism and it presents other dangers such as an increased risk of accidents, violence and risky sexual behavior. The following health problems have been found to be associated with binge drinking: Alcohol poisoning.
The Risk of Serious Injury Increases From Heavy Drinking It is well known that alcohol impairs coordination and the ability to perceive and respond to hazards, and that hangovers impair cognitive performance and motor skills. Alcohol-related injuries admitted to hospitals have been studied by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and they have found
Are You An Undergrad Who Drinks Heavily? If you answered yes to this question, you might be at a higher risk for future alcohol related problems then you might realize. Of course, college is well known for experimenting, getting your feet wet, living on your own, and making bad decisions while you still can. No
Heavy Drinking Costs American Economy Billions At first glance, you might think the idea that heavy drinking (or drinking at all) costing money must mean that heavy drinking costs money only for the person who is doing the purchasing (buying the alcohol and the subsequent purchases that follow). This seems to makes sense. Alcohol isn’t