Millions of Americans say they engage in extreme binge drinking — or downing at least eight to 10 drinks containing alcohol on a single occasion.
A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry this month finds that the rate alcohol use disorder, or what's colloquially known as "alcoholism," rose by a shocking 49 percent in the first decade of the 2000s. One in 8 American adults, or...
Native Americans are more likely to abstain from alcohol than whites are, and heavy drinking and binge drinking rates are about the same for both groups, according to a UA study.
THIS IS SO WEIRD AFTER EIGHT YEARS OF HOPE AND CHANGE: One in eight American adults is an alcoholic, study says. “I think the increases are due to stress and despair and the use of alcohol as a coping mechanism.”