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Are Graduates Ready for the Alcohol-infused Culture of Many Colleges?

As many high school seniors go off for their summer breaks, many are anticipating entering college in the fall. In all, there are approximately 18 million college students in the US. Some of these young people (and not-so-young) are endeavoring … Continue reading

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Young Woman Bravely Decides to Spend a Year without Alcohol

The Huffington Post recently published an article by a young woman who began to realize that her frequent and excessive drinking might well be creating problems for her. Courageously, she decided to go a year without drinking and see what … Continue reading

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Saving Our Youth: Study Finds Most Alcohol, Drug Abuse Starts in Teen Years

Recent surveys of teens and young adults have turned up a startling new fact. More than one study finds most alcohol, drug abuse starts in teen years. Just when our young people should be getting educations and preparing for their … Continue reading

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Chronic Alcohol Abuse is an International Problem that Just Won’t Go Away

Alcohol abuse and addiction could be the world’s oldest drug problem. But excessive drinking and alcohol abuse continue to be serious problems that cause illness and kill people every year. The World Health Organization estimates that more than two million … Continue reading

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New Study Reveals Alcohol is Never Safe During Pregnancy

Opinions have varied widely on when it’s acceptable for a pregnant woman to drink. It wasn’t until 1973 that researchers identified Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), that collection of symptoms that show up in newborns when mothers drink, usually heavily, during … Continue reading

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Alcoholism as a Great Equalizer: The Societal and Health Problem That Exists in Every Corner of the World

You can go to every corner of the globe and find alcohol problems. In some countries where religious beliefs ban alcohol consumption, they will be less frequent and more concealed. In other countries, the social patterns of the population seem … Continue reading

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How Much Does Alcoholism Contribute to Traffic Fatalities?

It’s a good guess that pretty much everyone knows that drunk drivers are dangerous to themselves and everyone in their environments. Amazingly, this doesn’t stop tens of thousands of people each year from driving off in their cars when they … Continue reading

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Colleges Turn Out to Offer Dangers as Well as Educations

The image of a young person, eighteen or so years old, heading off to college is one filled with hope and dreams of accomplishments and future careers. Parents look at their child going off to college with pride, but if … Continue reading

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Preventing an Alcohol Poisoning Death through Alcohol Abuse Rehab

It may seem unlikely that a person could drink enough alcohol to actually result in their death. Not from car accident, not from a fall, but just from drinking. Perhaps since many people have had the experience of vomiting up … Continue reading

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Parties and Overuse of Alcohol

Underage Parties and Overuse of Alcohol Prepares Many Young People to Need Alcohol Abuse Rehab There’s two easy ways to find out how much drinking is going on among college students, most of whom are underage. One is to read … Continue reading

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