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The Conflicted History of Alcohol in Western Civilization
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, health, humans, risks, safety, diet, disease, abuse, alcohol, western civilization )

- 181 days ago -
Booze was the beverage of choice for much of human history. But over the past millennium, views of alcohol in the West have swerved from warm embrace to moral vilification to a worry about the human costs of abuse
Children Under 10 Treated for Drugs and Alcohol
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, children, drugs, addictions, alcohol, risks, prevention, treatment )

- 574 days ago -
Children aged 10 or lower are among hundreds of youngsters being referred to specialist drug and alcohol treatment services, an investigation by the Press Association (PA) has found.
How Much Alcohol Is Safe for Expectant Mothers?
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, babies, pregnancy, alcohol, research, risks, safety, study, warning, society, health, prevention )

- 1054 days ago -
Nobody questions the notion that heavy drinking during pregnancy is harmful. It can cause facial abnormalities, central nervous system problems and stunted growth. But evidence regarding the effects of light or occasional drinking is mixed.
The Alcohol Industry's Plan to Give America a Giant Drinking Problem
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, alcohol, americans, drugs, environment, health, illness, investigation, medicine, prevention, research, risks, society, status, warning )

- 1096 days ago -
Industry giants are threatening to swallow up America's carefully regulated alcohol industry, and remake America in the image of booze-soaked Britain.
Study: The 'Gateway Drug' Is Alcohol, Not Marijuana
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, drugs, alcohol, research, study, health, treatment )

- 1233 days ago -
A study in the August edition of The Journal of School Health finds that the generations old theory of a "gateway drug" effect is in fact accurate for some drug users, but shifts the blame for those addicts' escalating substance abuse...
10 Tips for Living Drug, Alcohol, Smoke Free 100
Health & Wellness  (tags: 10 Tips for, Living Drug, Alcohol, Smoke Free )

- 1398 days ago -
You Don't Have to be a Slave to Your Addictions Are drugs, alcohol or cigarettes ruling your life? Have you tried quitting only to pick back up again -- even though you really, really want to stop? A healthier life awaits you. You can do
People Over 65 Should Drink Less, a Report Says
Health & Wellness  (tags: People over 65, less drink, alcohol, health, study, medication )

- 1616 days ago -
The Royal College of Psychiatrists says people over 65 should drink a maximum of only 1.5 units of alcohol a day.
Hand Sanitizers Can Influence Alcohol Test
Health & Wellness  (tags: Hand Sanitizers, Alcohol )

- 1643 days ago -
Can using hand sanitizers get you drunk?Not a chance. But when used in excess, they might make your body appear so on one kind of alcohol test, says one study.
Alcohol in Moderation 'Can Help Prevent Heart Disease'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alcohol, Heart disease, Moderation, Research, Health )

- 1736 days ago -
An alcoholic drink a day can help keep heart disease at bay, according to a review of 30 years of research.
Alcohol Kills More Than AIDS, TB or Violence: WHO
Health & Wellness  (tags: incomes, Alcohol, countries, kill )

- 1745 days ago -
Rising incomes have triggered more drinking in heavily populated countries in Africa and Asia, including India and South Africa, and binge drinking is a problem in many developed countries, the United Nations agency said.
Alcohol Kills More Than AIDS, TB or Violence: WHO
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, alcohol, disease, death, illness, risks, warning )

- 1747 days ago -
GENEVA (Reuters) - Alcohol causes nearly 4 percent of deaths worldwide, more than AIDS, tuberculosis or violence, the World Health Organization warned on Friday.
Washington State Bans Alcoholic Energy Drinks
Health & Wellness  (tags: washington, alcohol, energy drink, ban, liquor )

- 1841 days ago -
The ban comes after nine Central Washington University students were hospitalized after a party last month. Authorities say they drank the caffeinated malt liquor beverage Four Loko.
Alcohol 'More Harmful Than Heroin'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Drugs, alcohol, harmful )

- 1850 days ago -
Alcohol is more dangerous than illegal drugs like heroin, ecstasy and crack cocaine, a new study has said.
Stop Using Breast Cancer as a Marketing Ploy
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alcohol, risk, breast cancer )

- 1856 days ago -
Alcohol is risk factor for breast cancer. Even moderate drinking can increase a woman's risk. According to the National Cancer Institute, consumption of alcohol follows a dose-dependent relationship, that is, a more a woman consumes, the greater her risk
Light Drinking Said OK for Pregnant Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, babies, children, diet, drugs, alcohol, pregnancy, health )

- 1876 days ago -
Drinking a little alcohol during pregnancy is just fine for most women, found a new study.In fact, pregnant moms who are able to kick back and relax a little may even give their children a developmental leg up, at least for the first five years of life.

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