The danger in the overestimation is that a student’s perception of his or her campus drinking norm is the strongest predictor of his or her personal alcohol consumption.
Researchers believe that chronic alcoholics may drink, in part, to alleviate a deficit in serotonin.
If there were no penalties, monetary concern on the part of the establishment that makes money off the alcohol would almost certainly override all other concerns.
Researchers studied the relationship between alcohol consumption and variations in a gene involved in processing the brain chemical serotonin.
If there’s a way we can attack addictions, try to understand them and deal with them, so much the better. Researchers say Amino acids in the brain may be key.
Most doctors don’t talk to their patients about alcohol use even though drinking is responsible for almost 90,000 deaths each year.
New Year’s celebrations mean that drunk drivers will be on the road. Wear seat belts and do what you can to avoid becoming a statistic.
Unlike drunk driving, in which you are considered impaired if your blood alcohol level is .08, to prove underage drinking, your blood alcohol level only has to be .02.
More than 20,000 people from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region marched to Penn’s Landing Saturday morning to celebrate those who are recovering from drug and alcohol addiction.
Researchers at UCLA believe that they may have a potential way to reduce the damage alcohol does to the liver.
There is disturbing new research which finds teens are using the internet to buy alcohol. According to the report, verifying underage buyers failed almost half the time making it easy to obtain alcohol.
About 15 percent of surgeons have alcohol abuse or dependency problems, a rate that is somewhat higher than the rest of the physician population. That rate is nine percent.
And a growing number of colleges, including University of Michigan and Penn State, are making accomodations for students in recovery from drug and alcohol abuse.
Studies suggest teens with a television in their bedroom are more likely to be sexually active, drink alcohol and smoke cigarettes than those who do not have one.