Americans Binge 17 Billion Drinks Per Year, CDC SaysResearchers found that about 1 in 6 U.S. adults reported binge drinking an average of about once a week, consuming an average of seven drinks per binge.
Lower-Class Drinkers Face Worse Heart Health Risks, Study SaysThere's an increased risk of dying from heart disease if you drink frequently -- especially if you are in the lowest socioeconomic class, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal PLOS Medicine.
Study Finds Drinking Habits, Problems Tied To Where You LiveAccording to the report, Washington DC is home to the highest percentage of heavy and binge drinkers in the entire country.
Costs Of Excessive Drinking An Increasing Drain On U.S. EconomyThe costs of excessive alcohol consumption, mostly from binge-drinking, is an increasing drain on the U.S. economy, according to a new study.
Silicon Valley Leads California In Binge DrinkingThe Bay Area is hitting the bottle hard. Binge drinking has shot up over the past decade with several counties well above the state average, and the tech boom might have something to do with it.
Middle-Aged Adults, Not College Kids Make Up Majority Of Drinking DeathsTo the surprise of even health officials, it turns out that most deaths from drinking too much involve middle-aged adults—not teens or college kids.
Sonoma County Supervisor Accused Of Peeking At Neighbor Testifies Sex Was His GoalA Sonoma County supervisor charged with peeking into a neighbor’s apartment in the middle of the night clad only boxer shorts testified that it was his hope to have sex with the woman.
Phil Matier: Golden Gate Fields All-You-Can-Drink Promotion Facing OppositionThe promotion, "Bottomless Saturdays," has some concerned about safety and the possibility of binge drinking.