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Alcohol Poisoning

Why I Won't Be Taking Shots On My 21st Birthday

Hanna Lottritz | Posted 01.21.2016 | College
Hanna Lottritz

Today is my 21st birthday, a day I have been looking forward to for quite some time now. Due to an event that happened about six months ago, I will not be taking birthday shots and getting wasted tonight.

Boozing Cat Suffers Serious Hangover After 7 Weeks In Wine Cellar

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 10.23.2015 | Weird News

Good thing cats have nine lives, or how else could a kitty have survived a seven-week bender where he opened $44 worth of wine and drank the contents,...

Toxic Moonshine Kills At Least 94 In India

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2016 | World

MUMBAI, June 21 (Reuters) - Toxic homemade liquor has killed at least 94 slum dwellers in India's financial capital Mumbai, with more than 45 in hos...

Lower the Drinking Age Back to 18: We Don't Have Students Teach Each Other to Drive, Why Is Alcohol Different?

Elizabeth Glass Geltman | Posted 04.19.2015 | College
Elizabeth Glass Geltman

Learning how to drink socially and responsible was not just part of the college experience, it was an at least partially supervised college experience. Students would drink with faculty and staff, who could model appropriate alcohol-related behavior.

America, We Have A Binge Drinking Problem

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living

America, we have a binge drinking problem. Every year in the United States about 2,200 people die from alcohol poisoning -- that's six deaths each ...

Whisky Saves Man's Vision After He Goes Blind On Vodka

Posted 12.01.2012 | World

Ernest Hemingway often talked of drinking himself "blind" in The Sun Also Rises, but for one New Zealand man, fiction became reality after a mix of vo...

11 Students Hospitalized After 'Night Of Decadence'

Posted 10.29.2012 | College

Eleven Rice University students were hospitalized this weekend with symptoms of alcohol poisoning during an event called "Night Of Decadence," a schoo...

Former Cornell Fraternity Pledges Charged With Hazing Dead Frat Brother Acquitted

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 06.27.2012 | College

Three former Cornell fraternity pledges were acquitted of all charges linked to the alcohol-related death of a fraternity brother, yesterday, the Ith...

Her Story: I Got Alcohol Poisoning From Drinking Too Much

Her Campus | Posted 06.30.2012 | College
Her Campus

Drinking wasn't new to me; drinking to get drunk wasn't either. But at college, I no longer had to worry about being sober by the time I got home to my parents. There was nothing holding me back and I ran with that freedom.

TCU Kicks Off Spring Break With VITALS

Bibek Bhandari | Posted 05.16.2012 | College
Bibek Bhandari

Alcohol has become a major part of socializing and also an integral part of student life, and campaigns like TCU VITALS and The Unconscious Truth were created to address the issue of binge drinking and alcohol poisoning.

Amy Winehouse Died From Alcohol Poisoning: What Is It?

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 12.26.2011 | Healthy Living

It turns out, Amy Winehouse didn't die from alcohol withdrawal, as her family had earlier speculated -- a coroner ruled that her official cause of dea...