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How alcohol affects seniors

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=066bcd78-ed71-42f2-8e56-612abb7b6226#.WsIwl1w-dBw  Drinking alcohol may pose special risks for seniors, even if they aren’t heavy drinkers. The potential ill effects of abusing alcohol—including troubled relationships, run-ins with the law and damaged health—are well-documented. To be sure, those risks don’t change as we age. But seniors tend to face special risks from alcohol, even if they […]

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Binge on movies, not alcohol

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=d6d695e7-9ae3-4f68-8585-aa88c7021c6d#.WsIweFw-dBw Millions of American adults are putting their health at risk by binge drinking, according to the results of a survey conducted by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). Many of these people engage in what is known as “extreme binge drinking.”  

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Alcohol shrinks the brain’s memory center

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=8d4bcd2a-1a8c-4b25-985d-4e0c24e09db1#.WsIwZFw-dBw “All things in moderation” might not be the best approach to alcohol. A new study shows that even moderate alcohol consumption could increase the risk of brain damage.      

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Take time to talk to teens about alcohol

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=e9dd74b7-3307-4c79-8108-dbdc9869d074#.WphXYh3wbRZ Prom activities are right around the corner, and it’s easy to get carried away with celebrating. But this year, make sure alcohol doesn’t turn the event into a tragedy for your teen. A lifesaving talk One of the most dangerous things a teenager can do is drink alcohol. But it’s likely that a […]

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