Alcohol Abuse

The First Step For An Alcoholic Or Drug AddictHow do you know if you might be an addict? The first clue is if you have it in the back of your mind. Ask yourself these questions
Operating Under The Influence Has Broad Definition
Signing A Contract While DrunkIf a person signs a contract while drunk, can that contact be enforced?
Hangover Cures AppLoaded with more than 40 supposed cures for that throbbing head, the Hangover Cures app will also answer some common questions about recovery.
Good News Bad News Stats For Teen Substance AbuseThe rates of substance abuse among high school students continue to decline. But there are some new issues.
DUI Conviction Doesn't Require Breath TestMany people who are pulled over for suspicion of DWI mistakenly believe that if they don’t take a breathalyzer test they can’t be convicted.
World Health Organization Concerned About Energy DrinksEnergy drinks have been growing in popularity but the World Health Organization is questioning their use.
College Students Overestimate Peers' DrinkingThe 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.
Addiction May Be Neurological DisorderResearchers believe that chronic alcoholics may drink, in part, to alleviate a deficit in serotonin.
Bars Must Know Patrons' LimitsIf 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.
Study: Alcoholics May Have Serotonin DeficitResearchers studied the relationship between alcohol consumption and variations in a gene involved in processing the brain chemical serotonin.
Addiction Researchers Zero In On Amino Acids In The BrainIf 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.