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Children: Get Some Sleep to Avoid Alcoholism

  January 22, 2015   No comments

Researchers have discovered that children and teens who have a hard time falling asleep or staying asleep may be more likely to develop a substance use disorder. This discovery comes

Long Work Weeks and Alcoholism

  January 15, 2015   No comments

Can working long hours turn you into an alcoholic? The answer is not so simple. Those who work more than 40 hours a week are more likely to have strained

Exercise Could Reduce the Risk of Alcoholism

  January 14, 2015   No comments

According to a new study from Denmark, exercising regularly throughout life reduces your risk of abusing alcohol or developing any alcohol related diseases. This information comes from a 20 years

CDC Report: Six Americans Die Each Day from Drinking

  January 7, 2015   No comments

New reports by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published on Tuesday stated that six Americans die every day from drinking too much alcohol, or binge drinking. The

Celebs We Lost Due to Drugs or Alcohol in 2014

  December 30, 2014   No comments

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 41,000 people die of an overdose each year. These people are husbands, wives, daughters, brothers, friends, or even celebrities. When

Secondhand Drinking

  December 29, 2014   No comments

It is a common fact that secondhand smoking causes health problems for thousands of people. A person’s use of cigarettes around their family member or friends causes problems for those

Alcohol Abuse in College

  December 15, 2014   No comments

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, four out of five college students drink alcohol. Half of these students that drink also binge drink, which is defined

A Cup of Tea

  December 11, 2014   No comments

Blog post by: Alumni Relations Specialist. “Have a cup of tea” was my sponsor’s reply when I complained about the stress in my life. Really?  I was looking for a

Do IV ‘Cures’ For Hangovers Enable Alcoholism?

  December 10, 2014   No comments

A new trend in curing a bad hangover is on the market. It is called “hydration therapy,” and it involves getting an IV of saline fluids injected directly in your

How Drugs & Alcohol Affects Your Looks

  December 3, 2014   2 Comments

Most people believe drugs and alcohol only affect the inside of the body. Although these substances do greatly affect internal organs, they affect the outside of the body as well.