Binge Drinking Rate Among Women Over The Age Of 60 May Be Increasing, Study Suggests

The Huffington Post (6/2, Brenoff) reported the binge drinking rate among women over the age of 60 has been increasing, according to the findings of study conducted by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and published in the May issue of Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. Researchers arrived at the study’s conclusion after examining data on some 65,000 respondents to the 1997 to 2014 National Health Interview Surveys. The article pointed out that “the risk of alcohol-related liver diseases and memory loss is higher for women than for men, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.”

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— “The Face Of Binge Drinking In The U.S. Is A 60+ White Woman,”Ann Brenoff, The Huffington Post, June 02, 2017.

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