To cope with pandemic stress, many women turned to alcohol, continuing a worrying trend

Alcohol-related deaths are on the rise in the U.S., a report published Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds.

The report, from the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, found that deaths from alcohol use increased by 43 percent from 2006 to 2018.

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The findings, which don’t include data from this year, come as other research highlights how drinking remains a problem for many in the U.S., particularly among women.

Indeed, the CDC report found that the impact was greatest on women. “While rates were higher for males than females for each year,” the study authors wrote, “the rate of change was greater for females.”

The report didn’t give reasons for the increase among women, but it suggested that women living far outside city limits may have been more at risk. “From 2000 through 2018, greater percentage increases in the rates

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What do colleges, universities and their students do now with education turned on its head?

What do colleges, universities and their students do now with education turned on its head?


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>> WELCOME TO NEW HAMPSHIRE’S BUSINESS, I’M FRED KOCHER. WHAT DO COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES AND THEIR STUDENTS DO NOW THAT EDUCATION HAS BEEN TURNED ON ITS HEAD BY THE PANDEMIC. BY THIS MAP OF THE U.S., A TRACKING MAP FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES, IT SHOWS, GIVES YOU AN IDEA HOW WIDESPREAD THE CORONAVIRUS IS ACROSS COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY. THOUSANDS AT SOME AND HUNDREDS AT OTHERS AND THE NUMBERS ARE GROWING. COVID CASES AT U.S. AND NEW HAMPSHIRE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, YOU CAN SEE 88,000 AT 1600 U.S. COLLEGE CAMPUSES SINCE SEPTEMBER 10TH, 170 CASES AT UNH AS OF SEPTEMBER 17TH AND THIS QUOTE FROM A NEW YORK TIMES ARTICLE, SEPTEMBER 10TH, TITLED COLLEGE MONEY CRISIS,

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