4:00 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Study looks at young adults' attitudes, behaviors concerning alcohol

A new study finds nearly 45 percent of Nebraskans ages 19 to 25 report binge drinking in the past month.

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General News
9:13 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Oglala Sioux tribe members to vote on alcohol ban

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.

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1:00 am
Wed July 25, 2012

Survey of teens' behavior finds fewer smoking or drinking, more being sedentary

A survey of Nebraska teens’ behaviors and activities shows fewer are smoking or drinking.

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10:50 am
Wed May 2, 2012

Health Department, CDC examine public health role in curbing binge drinking


The Centers for Disease Control says Nebraska ranks second in the nation when it comes to binge drinking.

The Vital Signs report 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.

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