Age of First Alcohol Use Leads to More Problems Later
A longitudinal study of incoming college freshmen revealed a startling association between younger drinking age and heavy drinking. The earlier in life the students started drinking, the more problems they had in school and work, blackouts, vomiting and other problems by their senior year (P<0.001). The younger the onset of drinking the higher the risk…Read More
What is the Balance in Your Stress Bank Account?
Many years ago I attended a lecture on how to manage stress. The speaker (I don't remember his name!) said we each have a finite supply of energy to deal with our stresses and can be compared with a bank account. When we respond to various stresses in life we make a withdrawal of this…Read More