Alcohol consumption per capita is down in the U.S., though alcohol-linked ER visits are up. Women are catching up with men nationally in overall drinking, as well as in binge drinking, drunk driving and deaths from cirrhosis of the liver caused by alcoholism.

Alcohol consumption per capita is down in the U.S., though alcohol-linked ER visits are up. Women are catching up with men nationally in overall drinking, as well as in binge drinking, drunk driving and deaths from cirrhosis of the liver caused by alcoholism.