Binge Drinking

You'll Want To Celebrate Early With These St. Paddy's Day Eats | Posted 03.14.2017 | Canada Living

We're all going green this weekend for St. Patrick's Day! And while it's just a few days away, we're so excited that we're prepping for it a little in advance. St. Patrick's Day is commonly associated with a ton of beer, cocktails and fun-filled parties, so it's no wonder that everyone gathers together to celebrate this holiday!

The Message In A Bottle Needs To Change

Lianne Castelino | Posted 05.27.2016 | Canada Parents
Lianne Castelino

I'm not saying having a drink should be a punishable offence. I am saying that as a society and as individuals, we tend to be rather cavalier about our general attitude towards alcohol. Nonchalant about the powerful impact it can have on one's faculties, decision-making and motor skills, among other things.

Helping Others Helped Me Admit To My Own Eating Disorder

Alicia Raimundo | Posted 02.26.2016 | Canada Living
Alicia Raimundo

As a mental health advocate, I was addicted to appearing to be recovered. I was afraid to admit that I am living with an eating disorder. Afraid that it meant the messages I was telling people about recovery being possible wasn't true. That living with an eating disorder, while being highlighted as recovered, meant I was a fraud.

Why People In Their 20s Should Stop Binge Drinking

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 02.22.2016 | Canada Living

4 out of 10 adults binge drink.

Say Goodbye To Binge-Drinking (Really?)

AFP/RelaxNews | Posted 12.01.2014 | Canada Living

It can't take back those drunken phone calls or erase your friends' memory of what you might have said, but a chemical compound could preserve your br...

Alcohol: The Modern Woman's Steroid?

Marilyn Linton | Posted 11.24.2013 | Canada Living
Marilyn Linton

Red or white? It's the first thing you're asked when you walk into a party. Booze is everywhere, and women are now a big part of the drinking culture. Is that a problem? Well, yeah, says writer Ann Dowsett Johnston who wrote about her own struggles with the bottle within the pages of her new book, Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol.

This School's Got A Drinking Problem

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2012 | Canada Living

WOLFVILLE, N.S. - A Nova Scotia university that saw one of its students die last year after a night of drinking has vowed to make changes to its alcoh...

Drunkorexia -- Too Much Booze And Not Enough Food -- Has Long-Term Effects

CBC | Posted 10.13.2012 | Canada Living

A Simon Fraser University study in British Columbia is warning calorie-conscious young people, worried about gaining weight from binge drinking, not t...

Binge Drinking A Growing Health Concern: Study

CP | Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.29.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Students in Ontario are smoking fewer cigarettes, but binge drinking and driving while high are growing health concerns, according to a new ...

Half Of Grade 12 Students Admit To Drinking In Excess

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - Significant percentages of senior high school students report drinking to excess, and some admit driving under the influence of alcohol or ma...

The Beginner's Guide to Hangovers

Kaitlyn Kochany | Posted 11.14.2011 | Canada Living
Kaitlyn Kochany

There's a theme of youthful indiscretion and testing one's limits, because what's charming at 20 is worrisome at 30, and alienating at 40.

Teen Dies After Night Of Drinking

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.08.2011 | Canada

HALIFAX - A 19-year-old student at a Nova Scotia university died in hospital Thursday, days after he was found unresponsive following a night of drink...