ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION IS AT AN ALL TIME HIGH
The National Institute on Alcohol and Alcoholism released a study that found mothers of young children during the coronavirus pandemic increased their alcohol consumption by almost 325 percent.
The data show that overall drinking consumption in the United States was 39 percent higher in November 2020 than the previous February, before the pandemic…
The New York Post reported on the study:
Americans exceeding those guidelines increased by 27 percent from February and April of 2020 — and jumped to 39 percent between February and November, the new study found.
Additionally, binge drinking that increased 26 percent between February and April 2020 only jumped further, to 30 percent, between February and November.
More women disproportionately reported exceeding the recommended drinking guidelines than men between April and November 2020. Women with children under age 5 in their homes increased alcohol consumption 323 percent, the study found…
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(Excerpted from Breitbart. Article by Penny Starr. Photo Credit: Charles Duck/UnSplash).
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