Alcoholism 101The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that about 25% of adults aged 18 and over have excessively consumed alcohol at least once in the past year. It also indicates that alcohol is a factor in about nearly 50,000 deaths annually.
Rather Than Banning Alcohol, NJ College Combats Binge Drinking Through EducationDartmouth College is making a bold move to combat binge drinking and sex assaults on campus by banning all hard liquor, beginning this spring. But is that the right approach?
NYC Mom Calls On Bars To Help Fight Binge Drinking After Daughter's DeathShana Dowdeswell, a 23-year-old actress who appeared on "Law & Order," died of alcohol poisoning on December 12 days after she was found collapsed outside her family's home after drinking heavily at local bars.
Stamford High Cracks Down In Wake Of Alcohol PoisoningA tough cell phone search program is being credited for saving a Stamford High School freshman who got into trouble with alcohol.