Binge drinking is common in the United States, mostly among young adults aged 18–34 years. According to a 2016 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 88,000 people in America succumbed to excessive alcohol use during 2006-2010.
Many who drink alcohol are often quick to have preconceived notions of what an alcoholic truly is and how they do not fit this stereotype themselves. For instance, one could point out to others that they only drink beer, wine or other similar drinks with relatively lower alcohol content, as opposed to hard liquor.
Drinking and driving continues to be a serious and pressing social issue. Countless lives have been lost as a result and many more have been seriously damaged due to alcohol-related traffic accidents. Therefore, having an open container of alcohol present in a car, whether or not someone is charged with a DUI, still needs to be taken seriously.
Alcoholism is a serious, chronic disease that affects approximately 17 million Americans. Every year, nearly 88,000 people in the United States die from alcohol-related causes, making it one of the leading causes of preventable death in the country.
The popularity of electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, among young adults has been increasing day by day. According to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2015, most of the e-cigarette users are young adults, while the grown-ups like to continue with the old trend of smoking tobacco cigarettes. Even the teens were found to be more inclined toward e-cigarettes.
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Alcohol abuse is a common problem in the United States as it is still the substance of choice for many Americans. According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 86.4 percent of people aged 18 years or above reportedly drank alcohol at some point in their lifetime.
All over the United States, millions of people have been grappling with alcohol addiction. Whether it’s escaping from a crisis, participating in a social function, or dealing with a break up, alcohol seems to have the key to all problems in life.