Underage binge drinking at New Year



New Year’s Eve has always been known to be drinking occasion that cost lots of lives and health care expenditures due to traffic accidents. What is less known is that many of these cases involve … [Read more...]


The dark side of energy drinks, Part I: alcohol abuse



What is college life without energy drinks? Ask any college student and he or she will tell you. Energy drinks are pretty “in” among young people nowadays. Increased energy and enhanced performance … [Read more...]


Alcohol and heart health: the latest updates



Alcohol. Is it or is it not good for our health? Over the years, there have been hundreds of studies investigating this topic but the results have been contradictory. Below, we look at 3 of the most … [Read more...]


College, alcohol and preventive measures



There's been a heated discussion going about the possibility of lowering the minimum legal drinking age in the US down to 18. There's also been a surge of research studies that evaluated the … [Read more...]


How binge drinking can block your arteries



As part of out lifestyle change series 2009 on Battling Heart and Stroke, let's touch once again on alcohol consumption, particularly binge drinking and its effect on your cardiovascular health. Binge … [Read more...]


Resource article for July: Alcohol and CVD Part II



The adverse effects of heavy drinking: too much of a good thing can be bad As promised, I present here the second part of the series of resource posts on alcohol consumption and its effect on … [Read more...]


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