Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine have found that teenage and young adult women who consume alcohol are more likely to develop breast cancer later in life.
Washington University researcher Dr. Melissa Munn-Chernoff found there are some shared genetic risk factors for those who have a dependence on alcohol and those with eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia.
The costs are added up from loss of workplace productivity, health care expenses, and other costs associated with drinking. 80,000 Americans die every year from drinking too much.
The city’s block parties kick off tomorrow and Alton Police say there are exceptions to Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons’ decision not to prosecute residents.
A woman has been arrested on suspicion for DUI after backing her car into a emergency room doorway.
Senators debated the measure Tuesday but did not reach a vote. Lawmakers have until 6 p.m. Friday to approve legislation before their mandatory adjournment.
Todd Combs, 43, pleaded guilty to seven counts of second-degree child endangerment Thursday. All seven charges are misdemeanors.
Principal Mike Havener says individual rights have to be weighed against the safety of all but in a school setting, safety weighs more heavily.
After backlash from customers, the producer of Maker’s Mark bourbon is reversing a decision to cut the amount of alcohol in bottles of its famous whiskey.
Researchers have learned that a significant percentage of cancer-related deaths in America can be linked to alcohol consumption.