There’s One Simple Method That Works to Reduce Alcohol Intake, Scientists Say

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There’s One Simple Method That Works to Reduce Alcohol Intake, Scientists Say Science Alert By David Nield  June 11, 2021 Researchers have found an effective way of getting people to cut down on their drinking: by highlighting the increased risk of cancer that comes with it, and pairing that with counting each drink. This particular combination of ‘why to reduce’ and ‘how …

Combining these 2 substances can be harmful to your health

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Combining these 2 substances can be harmful to your health MDLinx By Naveed Saleh, MD, MS June 10, 2021 In 2012, Colorado voters were the first to approve the recreational use of marijuana. Fast forward to May 2021, and its recreational use is now legal in 17 states, plus Washington, DC and Guam, while medical use is legal in 36 states and four …

Which Big Ten schools sell alcohol during football games to the general public?

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Which Big Ten schools sell alcohol during football games to the general public? Des Moines Register By Adam Hensley, Hawk Central June 10, 2021 More and more Big Ten universities are opting to sell alcohol to the general public at football games. The University of Iowa is now the latest. On Thursday, the Iowa Athletic Department announced the decision to sell …

Rideshares Decrease Alcohol-Associated MVAs And Drunk Driving Convictions

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Rideshares Decrease Alcohol-Associated MVAs And Drunk Driving Convictions Medical Research.com by Marie Benz MD FAAD June 10, 2021 MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Christopher Conner, MD, PhD Neurosurgery resident McGovern Medical School The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston MedicalResearch.com: What is the background for this study? Response: There has been a growing understanding in medicine that the incidence of motor vehicle …

Maximum Capacity and the Problem of Crowding in Bars

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Maximum Capacity and the Problem of Crowding in Bars Public Action Management By Pamela Erickson June 8, 2021 Alcohol regulators are well aware that crowded bars can be places where violence and intoxication often occur. But they may not know how enforcement of capacity limits can help maintain public health and safety. We’ve heard a lot about maximum capacity lately. …

CGA links mobile sports betting to increased Bar / Restaurant drink consumption

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CGA links mobile sports betting to increased Bar / Restaurant drink consumption Source: CGA June 9, 2021 Mobile sports betting linked to increased spend and consumer engagement in Bars and Restaurants presents lucrative opportunities for Operators, CGA’s first study of its kind reveals. Operators: the real winners of mobile sports betting Looking specifically at Illinois, which legalized mobile sports betting …

Ireland:  Licensing reforms ‘strike balance between business and harm caused by alcohol’

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Ireland:  Licensing reforms ‘strike balance between business and harm caused by alcohol’ ITV June 8, 2021 Proposed reforms of Northern Ireland’s licensing laws strike a balance between supporting businesses and tackling harm caused by alcohol, a Stormont minister has said. Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey was speaking ahead of a key Assembly debate on a Bill to modernise liquor licensing. The …

Should the Drinking Age Be Different for Men and Women?

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Should the Drinking Age Be Different for Men and Women? Exploring whether laws should be gender blind. Psychology Today Reviewed by Abigail Fagan  June 1, 2021 In a famous Supreme Court case, Craig v. Boren, at issue was an Oklahoma statute that said young women could buy “non-intoxicating” beer (which had 3.2% alcohol) at the age of 18, but young men …

United Kingdom:  Study Observes Why Overweight People Shouldn’t Consume Alcohol

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United Kingdom:  Study Observes Why Overweight People Shouldn’t Consume Alcohol As per the study, people who are obese and overweight have worse liver-damaging effects of alcohol. Doctor NDTV By: ANI June 7, 2021 Obesity increases the risk of several chronic conditions A recent study led by the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre observed medical data from nearly half a million …