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Vital Signs: Staying safe on St. Patrick’s Day

March 12, 2019 Anna Kellaher 0

Next week is St. Patrick’s Day — a day associated with celebrating Irish culture, the color green and, for many people, binge drinking. Binge drinking is defined as the consumption of four drinks in two hours for women and five drinks in two hours for men. In the short term, […]

Vital Signs: Dangers of ‘drunkorexia’

November 12, 2018 Anna Kellaher 0

Binge drinking and eating disorders are both big issues among college students. When these two habits combine, students may suffer in what the University of Texas at Austin refers to as “drunkorexia —”  the practice of restricting calories throughout the day in order to make room for calories from alcohol. […]