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Mother Thrown In Jail For Breastfeeding While Drinking; Charges Dropped

Mother Thrown In Jail For Breastfeeding While Drinking; Charges Dropped

By Val Powell March 27, 2014

In November of last year, a 28-year-old mother from Toad Suck, Arkansas was arrested and charged for endangering the welfare of a minor after she decided to breastfeed her child while drinking alcohol at a restaurant. The stay-at-home mom, whose …

Binge Drinking Costs Billions, Says CDC Binge Drinking Costs Billions, Says CDC

Americans love their beer, and the recent rise in specialty spirits and microbreweries means more choices than ever. However, alcohol consumption could be costing U.S. states billions in healthcare and other costs. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

New Study: Men Drink Less When Smokes Cost More New Study: Men Drink Less When Smokes Cost More

In the quest to further understand human behavior and substance use, a team of researchers from Yale, Stanford, and the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY has found an interesting correlation: when analyzing data from over 21,000 drinkers who …

Spanish Beer Champ Wins Contest, Dies Spanish Beer Champ Wins Contest, Dies

A beer drinking contest in Spain’s Murcia region ended in tragedy this week when the contest winner, Joaquin Alcaraz Garcia, died of cardiac arrest. The rules of the contest were simple: Consume as many 1-liter glasses of beer as possible …

Billy Joel: Depression, Drinking Caused by 9/11 Billy Joel: Depression, Drinking Caused by 9/11

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Just over one decade ago, singer Billy Joel entered rehab for a drinking problem. He followed that up with trip to the Betty Ford Center in 2005. Now, Joel is opening up about his depression, his drinking, and why he …

Hummingbird Feeders You Can Make If You're A Drinker Hummingbird Feeders You Can Make If You're A Drinker

Word is that a lot of people are currently looking for Hummingbird feeders. ‘Tis the season. According to Yahoo search data, queries for “hummingbird feeders” have spiked over 400% on Yahoo this week. Searches for bird feeders in general have …

Lower Blood Alcohol Limit Urged by NTSB Lower Blood Alcohol Limit Urged by NTSB

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) this week issued guidelines meant to totally eliminate alcohol-related car crashes. Among their recommendations is that states lower their blood alcohol driving limits to 0.05. “Most Americans think that we’ve solved the problem …

Go For the Gold With This Olympics Drinking Game Go For the Gold With This Olympics Drinking Game

Let’s face it, not everyone is a huge fan of the Olympics. Sure, watching some of the world’s most talented athletes compete for the ultimate glory of honoring their nations is compelling to some. But if you’re like some people, …

Princeton Review Released List of Top Party Schools Princeton Review Released List of Top Party Schools

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Top party schools: Who needs an education when you can pay thousands upon thousands of dollars to party yourself into oblivion? Apparently a lot of people base their collegiate future upon which school offers the most opportunities to cut loose, …

A Mad Men and Game of Thrones Booze Battle
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Does anybody else feel certain cravings while watching particular TV shows? Wait, does that sound weird? Let me elaborate. Every time I would watch The Sopranos, I’d want a cigarette. Watching Lost always made me thirsty for a giant glass …

St. Patrick's Day Google Doodle Celebrates Culture St. Patrick's Day Google Doodle Celebrates Culture
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It won’t be St. Patrick’s Day in the Western world until tomorrow, but our friends in Australia are already getting to celebrate the only holiday that actually encourages people to drink until they’re sick. The Google Doodle celebrating the holiday …

Pokemon Drinking Board Game is a real blast

It is Tuesday night and you are looking to keep the party going. You have finished watching your Sailor Moon DVDs and are still hung over from playing the Meme drinking board game with your maintenance guy and three Kirby …

IMPOSSIBRU! A Meme Drinking Game That's Not Dumb IMPOSSIBRU! A Meme Drinking Game That's Not Dumb

Still trying to figure out what to do on your Friday night? You could go to the bars, but it’s crowded and you’re tired of paying eight bucks for a crappy beer. You could go to the movies – but …

Drunk Shopping Explains Boom In Holiday Online Shopping Drunk Shopping Explains Boom In Holiday Online Shopping
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More than ever this year people took to the Internet to do their holiday shopping. Unprecedented billions were spent and records were set. They gobbled up deals on Cyber Monday, they embraced box store-bilking apps, enjoyed free shipping. People went …

New Web Site Aims To Reduce Alcohol Problems

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) has launched a new Web site aimed at educating people about their risk of alcohol problems.

The site, Rethinking Drinking, offers evidence-based information about risky drinking patterns, the alcohol content of drinks, and the signs of an alcohol problem, along with information about medications and other resources to help people who chose to cut back or quit drinking.