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...

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...

Alcoholic Blackouts

    What does it mean when someone says they were “blackout drunk?” How does a blackout differ from “passing out” after drinking, and what are the possible dangerous effects of drinking enough to blackout? Blackouts are periods of amnesia during which a...