US economy has $249billion hangover from binge drinking

The Centers for Disease Control has put a number to how much alcohol cost companies – about $807 per employee. Click headline for more.

Binge drinking, hangovers cost US companies hundreds of billions of dollars a

New York Daily News

The U.S. economy has a $249 billion hangover from binge drinking. The Centers for Disease Control has put a number to how much alcohol cost companies — about $807 per employee. Heavy drinkers are burdening businesses by being less efficient, …

Hungover at work costs US $77 bn a year

Business Standard – ‎Oct 17, 2015‎
Drinking too much has well-known personal costs-headaches, nausea, and regrettable 4 am text messages. The Centers for Disease Control has put a figure on how much it costs the American economy: $249 billion. That includes spending on health care as …

Here’s How Too Much Drinking is Draining the US Economy

NDTV – ‎Oct 17, 2015‎
Here’s How Too Much Drinking is Draining the US Economy According to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, excessive drinking cost the US $249 billion in 2010, or $2.05 per drink, a significant increase from $223.5 billion, …

Excessive alcohol use draining US economy: Study

Times of India – ‎Oct 17, 2015‎
Excessive drinking cost the US $249 billion in 2010, or $2.05 per drink, a significant increase from $223.5 billion, or $1.90 per drink, in 2006, says a new study. Most of these costs were due to reduced workplace productivity, crime and the cost of

This is how much binge drinking costs the US economy

Fortune – ‎Oct 16, 2015‎
Taxpayers foot much of the bill. Excessive drinking can be deadly for individuals, but it’s a drain on the U.S. economy as well. According to a study released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), binge drinking cost the

Excessive drinking is draining America’s economy

CBS News – ‎Oct 16, 2015‎
The astronomical costs associated with heavy alcohol use are taking a major toll on the U.S. economy, according to a new report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. The study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine

The hidden cost of your drinking habit

Washington Post (blog) – ‎Oct 16, 2015‎
It’s Friday, and let’s face it: If you’re not hungover at work this morning, you’re probably wishing you were. My personal favorite hangover cure is data, and the good folks at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just dropped a pile of

Excessive Drinking Gives Economy a $249 Billion Headache, CDC Says

NBCNews.com – ‎Oct 16, 2015‎
Drinking to excess doesn’t just make you feel horrible, it leaves the U.S. economy hungover and less productive, according to new research by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. The CDC reported Thursday that excessive drinking cost the U.S. economy …

CDC study finds that heavy drinking costs the US $249 billion a year

New York Daily News – ‎Oct 16, 2015‎
Glug-glug-glug — that’s the sound of America drinking away $249 billion a year. A study, released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, found that excessive drinking — mostly binge-drinking — cost the U.S. $249 billion in

Binge drinkers are draining the US economy due to health issues

Daily Mail – ‎Oct 16, 2015‎
From headaches and nausea to a dry mouth, binge drinking has well-known effects on the body. But it is also taking a massive toll on the American economy, a new study reveals. Excessive consumption of alcohol costs the U.S. a whopping $250billion – the …

Binge drinking costs the U.S. $249 billion a year

CNNMoney – ‎Oct 16, 2015‎
Binge drinking cost the U.S. economy a staggering $249 billion in 2010, according to a study released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That works out to be about $2 per drink. Hangovers in the workplace cost the U.S. a whopping