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CDC: High price of excessive drinking costs D.C.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says excessive drinking is costing the nation billions. And the highest tab per person is in Washington, D.C.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 07:04pm EDT

Tags: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drinking, excessive drinking, Paula Wolfson,

Binge drinking linked to heart damage, study finds

In a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, researchers found binge drinkers had relatively impaired circulation, damage similar to the effects of heart disease.

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 09:15am EDT

Tags: Nick Iannelli,

Study: Lowering drinking age leads to more binge drinking

There is new evidence that lowering the drinking age may result in more binge drinking and not just among the young.

Monday - 02/25/2013, 06:18am EST

Tags: Georgetown University Hospital, drinking age, Paula Wolfson

Binge drinking: Fine line between holiday cheer and a problem

The holiday season is a time of year where many overindulge. And as some get caught up in the celebration - how many drinks is considered binge drinking?

Monday - 12/24/2012, 06:15am EST

Tags: alcohol, Kathy Stewart

28 U. Md. students treated for alcohol poisoning

Drinking on college campuses has long been an issue, but for the University of Maryland at College Park, this year has not started as officials had hoped.

Thursday - 09/06/2012, 06:16pm EDT

Tags: University of Maryland, Terps,

Binge drinkers are getting older

Spring break is well underway with all its tales of partying and binge drinking. But it turns out the biggest bingers are folks who came of age a long time ago.

Sunday - 04/01/2012, 07:11am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, CDC

Fairfax students warned about college drinking

College-bound high school students in Fairfax County are getting a warning about the prevalence of binge drinking on campus.

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 06:05am EST

Tags: drinking,

Attorneys general call for Four Loko alcohol crackdown

Attorney generals nationwide say taking the caffeine out of Four Loko didn't go far enough. Now they want the alcohol content reduced.

Thursday - 12/29/2011, 04:37am EST

Tags: Four Loko, Doug Gansler, caffeine, Phusion, alcohol, Hank Silverberg