Alcohol dependents show increased suicidal ideation during late evening hours: Study

The addictive nature of alcohol is taking an increasing number of Americans in its fold. The adverse effects of heavy drinking are known to all, yet Americans choose to maintain an ambidextrous attitude toward its impact on the society, family relationships and the economy as a whole. Read more

9 laws help cut down underage drinking fatalities: Study

Alcohol is the most abused addictive substance in the United States and there is no community or age group that is unaffected by it. Even though the American law bars people below 21 from drinking, alcohol continues to be popular among children and adolescents, often leading to violent behavior, traffic mishaps and other health problems. Read more

6 ways to beat alcoholism

“It is strange how 8 glasses of water a day seems impossible but 8 beers is so damn easy.” Though meant to be funny, the above line has a strong message for those who find alcohol more delectable than anything else. Many admit that alcohol is more luring than they can resist, but they usually lack an awareness of the innumerable lives lost due to severe alcoholism. Read more