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College Drinking Survey: Nearly Half of Maryland Students Binge Drink

A survey on alcohol consumption by college students in Maryland has found that nearly half who responded have engaged in binge drinking during the past month.


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Study: Excessive Drinking Leads to Economic Burden, Especially in DC

A new health study says binge drinking causes large economic burdens to the U.S., and it’s not talking about missing the happy hour specials.


A new study finds that women binge drink more than men. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Study: College Women Binge Drink More Than Men

College women are more likely to binge drink than their male counterparts.


Despite lower overall attendance, Oktoberfest saw a record increase in binge drinking medical attention. (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/GettyImages)

Oktoberfest Sees Increase In Hospitalized Drinkers, Sexual Abuse

Despite far fewer in overall attendance, the number of Oktoberfest guests who drank to the point of requiring medical attention was up by 20 percent.