Stricter alcohol policies related to lower risk of cancer

Mark Willingham Uncategorized

Stricter alcohol policies related to lower risk of cancer New study finds stronger alcohol regulations may be promising means of reducing cancer deaths News Release Boston Medical Center December 4, 2019 (Boston) – In a new study, researchers at Boston Medical Center and Boston University have uncovered a new association between more restrictive alcohol policies and lower rates of cancer …

New Study Disproves Notion that Women with Children Binge Drink More Often

Mark Willingham Uncategorized

New Study Disproves Notion that Women with Children Binge Drink More Often Addiction Center by Nathan Yerby December 5, 2019 What’s the Truth About Women and Binge Drinking? On November 26, a new study in the academic journal PLOS Medicine dispelled the popular idea that binge drinking is more prevalent among women with children than among women without children, the alleged basis of “mommy drinking culture.” According …

How White Claw and the hard seltzer craze are taking on beer—and taking over America (excerpt)

Mark Willingham Uncategorized

How White Claw and the hard seltzer craze are taking on beer—and taking over America (excerpt) CNBC December 5, 2019 It was hard to look anywhere on social media this summer without seeing someone grasping a can of the sparkling, sparsely flavored, adult beverage sensation called White Claw. The best-selling hard seltzer on the market, which comes in flavors like …

Beer Distributors Celebrate 86th Anniversary of Prohibition Repeal

Mark Willingham Uncategorized

Beer Distributors Celebrate 86th Anniversary of Prohibition Repeal State alcohol laws created by the 21st Amendment help support a diverse and thriving U.S. beer industry which contributes $328 billion annually to the nation’s economy News Release NBWA December 5, 2019 ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA), the leading national voice for the 3,000 independent beer distributors across the country, today raised …

6 Things We Learned from Prohibition

Mark Willingham Uncategorized

6 Things We Learned from Prohibition In a book on prohibitions, John Meadowcroft of King’s College in London offers several “generic lessons and implications” of the practice. FEE By John Phelan December 5, 2019 Just over 100 years ago (October 28, 1919), the National Prohibition Act became law. Better known as the Volstead Act, it outlawed the manufacture, transportation, and sale of …

Findings could lead to new approach to treating alcohol use disorder

Mark Willingham Uncategorized

Findings could lead to new approach to treating alcohol use disorder News Medical and Life Sciences Reviewed by Kate Anderton, B.Sc. (Editor) December 4, 2019 A single infusion of ketamine, combined with outpatient behavioral therapy, helped alcohol-dependent individuals abstain from drinking for a few weeks after the treatment, researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and New York …

On this Prohibition Repeal Day, cheers to wholesalers who help keep your alcohol safe

Mark Willingham Uncategorized

On this Prohibition Repeal Day, cheers to wholesalers who help keep your alcohol safe Source: https://www.courier-journal.com/ Charles George, Opinion contributor Dec. 5, 2019 Eighty-six years ago, America adopted the 21st Amendment, ending one of the most disastrous social experiments in our nation’s history: Prohibition. In addition to establishing states’ rights to regulate alcohol, Americans could now toast the holiday season …

Substance Abuse: Prevention Tips For Students

Mark Willingham Uncategorized

Substance Abuse: Prevention Tips For Students Shout Out UK December 4, 2019 Risks of binge drinking among students, especially during initiation ceremonies, made headlines this year when new guidance was issued in response to the death of Ed Farmer. Ed died in 2016 in the first term at Newcastle University after attending a booze-fuelled initiation ceremony. His death prompted collaborative …

Early human ancestors’ tolerance to ALCOHOL in overripe fruit provided valuable calories and saved them from extinction, study claims

Mark Willingham Uncategorized

Cheers to that! Early human ancestors’ tolerance to ALCOHOL in overripe fruit provided valuable calories and saved them from extinction, study claims Human ancestors millions of years ago were in a fight over fruit Monkeys could digest unripe fruit, but our ape-like ancestors could not One group of apes eventually evolved to survive by eating overripe fruit These contained alcohol …