ALCOHOL

Karen in Alcohol
November 21, 2017

10 Holiday Activities that are Far More Fun than Drinking!

At any big family gathering, it seems like there’s so often one or more people who drink more than they should. With a little planning, fun alternatives can keep holiday guests so engaged they don’t have any interest in alcohol.

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Karen in Alcohol
November 6, 2017

Should Bartenders Receive Specialized Training to Prevent DUIs?

Do bartenders have enough training to prevent patrons from driving while intoxicated? Would mandatory training prevent more drunk driving deaths?

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Karen in Alcohol
November 6, 2017

When Will Fraternities Learn to Stop Killing their Pledges with Alcohol?

In Louisiana this fall, yet another young college student lost his life after being hazed by the fraternity he was pledging. This time the victim was 18-year-old Maxwell Gruver, a freshman at Louisiana State University.

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Karen in Alcohol
October 20, 2017

Alcohol’s Devastating Effects—The Elephant in the Room

Alcohol or drugs—which is more destructive of human life? You might be surprised. The World Health Organization reports on the vast wreckage of alcohol overconsumption.

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Karen in Alcohol
October 17, 2017

The Horrifying Video of Woman on Her Way to Alcohol-Related Death

Kenneka Jenkins went to a party at an Illinois hotel with a group of friends. But because this underage woman got drunk with those friends, she never made it home.

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Karen in Alcohol
September 22, 2017

Do Americans Need to Put Down the Bottle?

A new research project into the drinking habits of Americans reveals that a higher number of us than previously thought are harming ourselves with alcohol consumption. According to this project, alcoholism increased a startling 49% between 2000 and 2010.

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Karen in Alcohol
July 30, 2017

Drugging Alcoholics in Recovery: Is it Really a Good Idea?

The newest trend in addiction recovery is the widespread support for use of medications in rehab programs. Are the risks of drugs used to treat alcoholism really necessary when drug-free alternatives exist?

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Karen in Alcohol
July 10, 2017

Family of Nelsan Ellis Shares His Story: Withdrawal from Alcohol Caused his Death

Two days after actor Nelsan Ellis’ death, his family shared the cause of their loss: Nelsan was trying to withdraw from heavy alcohol consumption all on his own.

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Erica in Alcohol
June 7, 2017

5 Ways Alcohol Is Destroying Your Body

Drinking alcohol is a past time many people enjoy and it even has some health benefits. However, when abuse of alcohol occurs, it can cause major and irreparable damage to the body and overall health.

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Karen in Alcohol
May 6, 2017

Penn State: Alcoholic Fraternity Hazing Destroys Dozens of Lives in One Night

It’s no secret that fraternity or sorority initiation events sometimes end in some young adults drinking to drunkenness or even blackout. At Penn State, one of these nights destroyed the lives of many young men who were present, all of their families and ended the life of one of their pledges.

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