Know the Signs of Alcohol Poisoning

How literate are you in reading symptoms of alcohol poisoning? Confusion…in a stupor…not responsive…vomiting…seizures (sometimes)…breathing difficult…low body temperature…change in skin color (blue, ashen)… To sum it all up, here are the A-B-C-D-E of the symptoms: Awake. Attempt to wake the person up. Call out his or her name, shake them, or pinch their skin. If ...

Deadly Drinking and the Medical Amnesty Law 2013 for Kentucky

What if you’re at a party during the holidays, and you witness your friend binge drinking (usually defined as five or more drinks in a row) and experiencing symptoms of alcohol poisoning? Would you know the symptoms?* Would you know how to help him or her – even how to save a life? Or would ...