• US adults consume 17 billion drinks per year during binges

    8 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    The first-ever CDC report on binge drinking, considered one of the most damaging forms of alcohol abuse, found that more than 16 percent of American adults binge drink each week.
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  • Binge Drinkers Have About 7 Drinks At a Time, CDC Says

    Binge Drinkers Have About 7 Drinks At a Time, CDC Says

    8 monthes ago - By Time

    It's no secret that binge drinking is common in the U.S., as a visit to most college campuses will demonstrate. But a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that the practice is widespread beyond the college years, well into adulthood.
    More than 37 million Americans, or 17% of the adult population, reported binge drinking - defined as consuming four or more drinks in one sitting for women, or five or more for men - at least once in 2015, according to the report. Many people binge drank far more frequently than that: The average number of episodes per binge...
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