Sunday, December 25, 2016
Heavy drinking has been normalized for women, and it’s killing them in record numbers
White women are particularly likely to drink dangerously, with more than a quarter drinking multiple times a week and the share of binge drinking up 40 percent since 1999, according to a Washington Post analysis of federal health data. In 2013, more than a million women of all races wound up in emergency rooms as a result of heavy drinking, with women in middle age most likely to suffer severe intoxication.
Read More: http://www.denverpost.com/2016/12/23/heavy-drinking-normalized-women-killing-record-numbers/?google_editors_picks=true