Binge drinking during youth may impact future offspring

WASHINGTON–A rat model found preconception binge drinking may have negative consequences on future offspring’s growth, social interactions and pubertal development, according to a new study

Binge drinking by adolescents predicts health-risk behaviors

Underage drinking can lead to risky or harmful behaviors that include unintentional and unprotected sex, physical and sexual assault, traffic and other injuries, suicide, homicide,

Teenage binge drinking can affect brain functions in future offspring

Repeated binge drinking during adolescence can affect brain functions in future generations, potentially putting offspring at risk for such conditions as depression, anxiety, and metabolic

UK drinking guidelines are a poor fit with Britain’s heavy drinking habits; What do you think of the Canadian guidelines?

The UK government’s current alcohol guidelines are unrealistic and largely ignored because they have little relevance to people’s drinking habits, according to a new report