Heavy Drinking May Lead to Stroke Earlier in Life

A new study shows that people who have three or more alcoholic drinks per day may be at higher risk for experiencing a stroke almost a decade and a half earlier in life than those who do not drink heavily. The research is published in the September 11, 2012, print...

Children Are Affected by Parental Substance Use

Children whose parents or caregivers misuse alcohol or use, produce or distribute drugs face an increased risk of medical and behavioral problems. According to a new clinical report by experts at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Boston Children’s...

Facts About Binge Drinking

1 in 6 More than 38 million US adults binge drink. 4X Binge drinkers do so about 4 times a month. 8 The largest number of drinks per binge is on average 8. New estimates show that binge drinking* is a bigger problem than previously thought. More than 38 million US...