This Online Quiz Can Tell You If You Drink Too Much

There’s a new way to think about how much you drink, and whether that amount is working for you or not. “Some people think that everything’s OK as long as alcohol isn’t affecting relationships or finances, and that isn’t necessarily true,” says researcher Ashley Linden-Carmichael, Ph.D., in the department of Biobehaviorial Health at Penn State University. New thinking is that […]

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New report exposes ‘pink and pretty’ alcohol marketing tactics to women

A new report has uncovered the tactics the alcohol industry is using to make their products more appealing to women and calls on the Australian Government to introduce stronger controls on alcohol marketing, independent of the alcohol industry. The report, The Instagrammability of Pink Drinks: How alcohol is marketed to women in Australia, was produced by the Alcohol Programs Team […]

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Taking antibiotics: Six mistakes that you should avoid

Antibiotics are a blessing – on the one hand. Since the discovery of the drug Penicillin in 1928, diseases that were previously often fatal, curable: lung inflammation or severe bacterial infections. Today, there are a variety of substances that act in different ways. Some kill bacteria, while others inhibit their growth. In this way, they support the immune system of […]

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Wellness not addiction: women embrace positive approach to alcohol moderation

A desire for wellness, rather than angst about addiction, is prompting women in their 30s and 40s to cut back on their drinking using apps like Hello Sunday Morning's Daybreak. Hello Sunday Morning, a not-for-profit organisation that started as one man and his blog 10 years ago, has helped more than 160,000 people deal with high-risk drinking since its inception. […]

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Schoolchildren from affluent families TWICE as likely to drink alcohol

Schoolchildren from the most affluent families are TWICE as likely to drink alcohol as those from poorer backgrounds – and they use drugs more often, reveals major NHS report A total of 12 per cent of children from affluent families had drunk in the last week The figure was seven per cent for youngsters from less affluent families One in […]

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Coffee close to bedtime does NOT stop you sleeping: It’s alcohol

Drinking coffee close to bedtime does NOT stop you sleeping: It’s alcohol and nicotine that keep you up, study finds Researchers studied 785 people for just over 14 years, monitoring their sleep and habits They found coffee was not strongly linked to sleeplessness Nicotine was the most strongly linked to insomnia, followed by alcohol  If you’re concerned about getting a […]

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Bottles of alcohol to carry information on healthy drinking guidelines

Bottles of alcohol will finally carrying information on healthy drinking guidelines more than three years after new rule was introduced The Government’s chief medical officer issued guidelines back in January 2016  It has taken three years for the government to impose strict new packaging rules  Members of alcohol standards industry told in 2016 printing guidance optional  Alcohol firms will finally […]

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Combination of alcohol and Smoking can cause neural damage to the brain

Alcohol and Smoking are a very dangerous combination Tobacco Smoking causes, among many other health consequences of chemical changes, oxidative Stress and inflammation in the brain. Excessive alcohol consumption can have similar effects. The common use of tobacco and alcohol seems to even result in neural damage in certain regions of the brain. The scientists from the Universidade Federal do […]

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Alcohol-free January: What to bring four weeks of the waiver for our health?

Prof. Dooley, after the new year many people want to abstain from alcohol. Popular, for example, an alcohol-free January. Why? Alcohol harms the body and the health. Many people are aware of. Such a decision is a sign that you believe to have, in the past, too much alcohol consumed. Otherwise, you would have to do without, of course, not […]

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You need to watch!There is a new Party drug-and every supermarket sells them

Dance and Party on the current Band – for many, it is associated with alcohol and illegal drugs. It will also give a different stimulant for wild dance experiences – in Berlin, at the very least, swears by cocoa. In October 2015, there are once-a-month Party, such as the news magazine "Ozy" reported. "Sunday Gathering" the operator of Lucid Party […]

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