Tag: women

Women & Seniors Are Drinking Much More Alcohol – According to New JAMA Study

According to a recent JAMA Network study, the number of Americans drinking alcohol is steadily increasing, as well as the number of Americans who fall into the alcohol use disorder (AUD) and high risk drinking categories. Women, older adults and minorities represent those with the greatest escalation of alcohol consumption. Remarkably, high-risk alcohol consumption among women rose by 60… Read more »

Women Over 60 are Drinking More Alcohol

A provocative study authored by epidemiologist Dr. Rosalind Breslow of the U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism indicates that more older woman are binge drinking today than ever before. Data collected on over 65,000 women and men who were at least 60 years old and considered themselves “current drinkers” took Breslow by surprise. “My colleagues… Read more »