Tag: alcohol

Jersey Shore Sobriety

Jersey Shore Sobriety

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino rose to fame from his partying ways on MTV’s hit reality television show Jersey Shore. Since then, he’s battled painkiller addiction [1], pleaded guilty to tax fraud, and gotten 28 months of sobriety [1]. As many viewers watched on Jersey Shore: Family Vacation, Sorrentino had some major triggers around him during filming when it came to…

Alcohol Still Severely Under Moderated

Just in case you needed another reason to not want to drink ever again, a recent study revealing that alcohol death rates are higher than HIV/AIDS deaths, violence and tuberculous combined, might convince you to stop drinking, even if you are already addicted to alcohol. These findings shed light on a worldwide problem that needs to be addressed – the…

Who Started the First Sobriety Program?

The stereotype surrounding Native Americans and their alcoholism has long since preceded their reputation, and is also something that they have fought against adamantly for many years now. The days of Johnny Cash singing about “drunken Ira Hayes…the whiskey drinkin’ Indian,” are long gone, yet the antiquated notion that Native Americans have a staggering drinking problem still remains. In fact,…

How Many Drinks Put You at Risk for Liver Cancer?

Did you know that by consuming three or more alcoholic drinks a day you could be unknowingly causing liver cancer? The World Cancer Research Fund recently released a study that included 8.2 million people, 24,500 of whom had liver cancer. Based on the research done, it was confirmed that three drinks a day or more can cause the disease. According…

Alcohol to Blame for Family Problems?

From the year 1946 to 2015, the amount of people who attribute drinking as a source of problems within their family has grown 21%; from 15% in 1946, to 36% today. This percentage comes as a surprise, considering that the number of people who reported having eight or more alcoholic drinks has declined since the 1980s. However, the study done…

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