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What Are the Dangers of Binge Drinking?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: July 17, 2020 Updated: July 17, 2020 If you have a habit of taking five or more drinks of alcohol within two hours or less, you’re a binge drinker. Alcohol and Public Health defines binge drinking as a drinking habit that increases alcohol concentration in an individual’s…

Binge Drinking and Women Health Complications

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: May 8, 2020 Updated: May 11, 2021 The consumption of more than five drinks in two hours is what’s known as binge drinking. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the impact of binge drinking on criminal justice, workplace productivity, and healthcare hit $249…