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Alcohol-related deaths rise sharply in U.S., hitting women hardest

Alcohol-related deaths rise sharply in U.S., hitting women hardest UPI By Ernie Mundell, HealthDay News February 29, 2024 Deaths where alcohol played a key role climbed sharply in recent years, hitting women even harder than men, new government data shows. Between 2016 and 2021 (the latest numbers available), “the average number of U.S. deaths from […]

The Hidden Dangers of Energy Drinks for Young People: A Comprehensive Review

The Hidden Dangers of Energy Drinks for Young People: A Comprehensive Review Medriva By Anthony Raphael January 18, 2024 The Rising Concern Over Energy Drinks A recent review of more than 1.2 million young individuals has unearthed additional risks associated with the consumption of energy drinks. The findings, which include heightened instances of anxiety, stress, […]

Is Corporate America Rethinking the Use of Alcohol at the Office?

Is Corporate America Rethinking the Use of Alcohol at the Office? propmodo By Barbra Murray January 9, 2024 Rare is the individual, drinker or not, who doesn’t have a story about a booze-filled work event. Birthday parties, corporate celebrations, and the annual holiday parties–drinks are almost always available at such office events. While the numbers […]

IL: Illinois Unveils New Law Targeting Providers of Alcohol to Underage Drivers

IL: Illinois Unveils New Law Targeting Providers of Alcohol to Underage Drivers bnn By: Wojciech Zylm January 3, 2024 Illinois has ushered in a new era of road safety with a landmark legislation, aimed squarely at curbing the menace of underage drinking and driving. The law, known as House Bill 1155, came into effect on […]

The Most Important Legal Guidelines On Responsible Beverage Service

The Most Important Legal Guidelines On Responsible Beverage Service The Most Important Legal Guidelines On Responsible Beverage Service The Press Tribune By Carol E. Schumacher December 28, 2023 Responsible beverage service is not just a moral obligation but a legal requirement for establishments in the hospitality industry. Adhering to strict legal guidelines ensures the safety […]

How to pace yourself when you have an evening of drinking ahead

How to pace yourself when you have an evening of drinking ahead Working women are drinking more than ever – but there are ways of enjoying a glass without overdoing it Source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/ December 11, 2023 “I won’t be home too late,” I’ll often tell my husband before a night out. “I’m just going to […]

Youth and alcohol: do new trends demand new solutions?

Youth and alcohol: do new trends demand new solutions? World Health Organization November 7, 2023 Alcohol consumption among young people (15–19-year-olds) carries significant health risks and no benefits. Drinking among young people may appear to have little change over the past two decades globally. However, this trend masks substantial changes at the country and regional […]

DUI and the Culture of Speed

DUI and the Culture of Speed Source: Public Action Management By Pamela S. Erickson October 24, 2023 We live in a culture of speed. And, speed contributes to impaired driving crashes and deaths. Unfortunately, impaired drivers are often the culprit when it comes to speed and a crash. Here is why I believe that we […]

Is alcohol a depressant? Understand why it matters

Is alcohol a depressant? Understand why it matters Source: https://www.usatoday.com/ October 24, 2023 As depression rates continue to climb in many parts of the world, mental health professionals continue to look at external factors in hopes of understanding why. Some such explanations have included the proliferation of social media use and its impact on users […]