Drowning Our Sorrows? American Adults Are Drinking More Alcohol Amid COVID-19, Study Finds


By Jessica Flores

Original Source: usatoday.com

A new study shows that American adults, particularly women, are drinking more amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alcohol consumption has increased by 14% compared with a year ago, including 17% for women, according to a report published in the JAMA Network Open.

The study also showed a 41% increase in heavy drinking for women. Heavy drinking is defined as four or more drinks for women within a couple of hours and...click here to continue reading