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Binge Drinking

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College Students Overestimate Peers’ Drinking

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.

07/18/2014

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Hangover Cures

Partied a bit too much last night, huh? The Hangover Cures app could be your best friend today.

03/18/2014

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CDC: Doctors Don’t Talk To Patients About Alcohol Use

Most doctors don’t talk to their patients about alcohol use even though drinking is responsible for almost 90,000 deaths each year.

01/17/2014

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Old Dangers On New Year’s Eve

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.

12/31/2013

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BAC Alcohol Calculator

The BAC Alcohol Calculator will let you input the drinks you’ve had and estimate your blood alcohol content – as well as when that will reach zero.

12/30/2013

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Brainwave Hangover Relief App

Hung-over? There’s an app for that…

06/19/2013

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Charging For Alcohol Could Cost You

Dram shop laws, the much stricter laws that apply to bars and others that make money off the alcohol they sell, can result in huge liability to those serving it up.

06/06/2013

Binge Drinking

Study: Binge Drinking Increases Risk Of Heart Attack & Stroke

Problems caused by heavy drinking may linger well after the hangover has come and gone.

04/24/2013

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Health: Binge Drinking An Under-Recognized Problem Among Women

Binge drinking is an under-recognized problem among women and girls, according to a new report from federal health officials. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the danger.

01/08/2013

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Alcohol Abuse Killing College Students

Alcohol abuse has become a major issue on college campuses. A group called the National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Association is trying to help because over 1700 college students die each year from alcohol-related injuries.

12/04/2012

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Celebrities Driving Drunk

What is it with actors and drunk driving? Don’t they know the legal limits? And don’t they have enough money to hire a driver?

07/16/2012

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Teens Can Buy Alcohol Online

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.

06/06/2012

Stigall Show Log 5.23.12

Chris discusses the debate about private equity firms and the impact they will have in the election and a lawsuit that could charge people that send texts to drivers as accessories. He talks to Phillies Play-by-Play Announcer Scott Franzke about their recent struggles and the Editor of Philadelphia Magazine, Tom McGrath, about the latest issue of the magazine and Ed Rendell’s new book.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/23/2012

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Drinking May Increase Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome

Now a report in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism finds that people who drink too much have increased odds of developing metabolic syndrome.

12/22/2011

New Online Course Educates College Kids About The Horrors Of Binge Drinking

In 2001, it was estimated that about 600,000 full time students at four year universities were injured in alcohol related incidents. 97,000 were victims of alcohol related sexual assault or rape.

08/14/2011

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