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Study says too many Americans still drink too much


On any given day in the United States, 18 percent of men and 11 percent of women drink more alcohol than federal guidelines recommend, according to a study that also found that 8 percent of men and 3 percent of women are full-fledged "heavy drinkers."


Rodney King death ruled accidental

Rodney King

Rodney King had been drinking and was on drugs when he plunged into a swimming pool and accidentally drowned in June, a coroner's report released Thursday concluded. The report confirmed a previous police conclusion that King died by accident, and the case will be closed, Rialto police Capt. Randy DeAnda said.


TSA: 8 U.S. air marshals fired for drinking on job; 6 suspended

The Transportation Security Administration is firing eight federal air marshals for drinking on the job, and suspending six more for failing to report the incident.


'You The Man' iPhone App Helps Drunk New Yorkers Find Car Service

In an effort to help reduce drunk driving and pedestrian fatalities in New York City, The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) has introduced "You the Man," an iPhone app and GPS to identify the closest car services within the five boroughs to help New Yorkers make their way back to their destination."You the Man" is DOT's first-ever iPhone app and can also be used by tourists or pedestrians if they're ever lost in the five boroughs.


Woman Whose Drunk-Driving Crash Killed Young Girl Receives Prison Sentence - NY1

The Bronx woman whose drunk-driving crash killed an 11-year-old girl was sentenced today to four to 12 years in prison. Carmen Huertas will receive a minimum four behind bars before being eligible for parole.


Study: 1 or 2 drinks a week in pregnancy may not hurt baby

Study: 1 or 2 drinks a week in pregnancy may not hurt baby

Having one to two drinks a week during pregnancy may not actually harm a developing fetus, new research suggests.


1 in 4 U.S. teens and young adults binge drink

It's not just teens. More than 33 million adults have reported binge drinking in the past year, according to the CDC. Binge drinking is defined ...


3 to 4 drinks per week may raise risk of breast cancer's return

Drinking even moderate amounts of alcohol may raise the risk for breast cancer recurrence in some women, but may in fact lower the risk for dying ...


Study: Friends help college females avoid risky sex after drinking

Study: Friends help college females avoid risky sex after drinking

College students use a number of strategies to prevent their female friends from engaging in risky sexual behavior after a night of heavy drinking, ...


Bill would lower drinking age on military bases

A recent proposal by a Georgia lawmaker could make Beaufort-area Marines and sailors want to stay on base a little more.

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