alcohol http://kios.org en Study looks at young adults' attitudes, behaviors concerning alcohol http://kios.org/post/study-looks-young-adults-attitudes-behaviors-concerning-alcohol <p>A new study finds nearly 45 percent of Nebraskans ages 19 to 25 report binge drinking in the past month. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 45239 at http://kios.org Oglala Sioux tribe members to vote on alcohol ban http://kios.org/post/oglala-sioux-tribe-members-vote-alcohol-ban <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Native American tribe that has long battled the devastating effects of alcoholism is planning to ask its tribal members whether it should legalize alcohol on its South Dakota reservation.</span> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 14:13:10 +0000 Associated Press 31443 at http://kios.org Survey of teens' behavior finds fewer smoking or drinking, more being sedentary http://kios.org/post/survey-teens-behavior-finds-fewer-smoking-or-drinking-more-being-sedentary <p>A survey of Nebraska teens&rsquo; behaviors and activities shows fewer are smoking or drinking. Wed, 25 Jul 2012 06:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 16544 at http://kios.org Health Department, CDC examine public health role in curbing binge drinking http://kios.org/post/health-department-cdc-examine-public-health-role-curbing-binge-drinking <p>&nbsp;</p><p>The Centers for Disease Control says Nebraska ranks second in the nation when it comes to binge drinking.</p><p><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/BingeDrinking/index.html">The Vital Signs report</a> released in January says one in six adults binge drink. Binge drinking is defined as four or more drinks for women, and five or more drinks for men, on one occasion.</p> Wed, 02 May 2012 15:50:17 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 12284 at http://kios.org