Individual Attitudes Toward Heavy Alcohol Use Is a Key Predictor of College Student Drinking

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Individual Attitudes Toward Heavy Alcohol Use Is a Key Predictor of College Student Drinking External factors such as peer pressure and a desire to conform may not be as influential as once believed, Rutgers study finds Newswise By Rutgers University-New Brunswick May 24, 2022 Newswise — Personal attitudes toward heavy alcohol consumption may be a better predictor of heavy drinking …

What Happens To Your Body When You Drink Alcohol On An Empty Stomach

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What Happens To Your Body When You Drink Alcohol On An Empty Stomach Tasting Table By Cyrena Gourdeau May 15, 2022 Humans have been drinking alcohol for thousands of years. Consider, traces of 13,000 year-old beer in present-day Israel may just prove the location of the world’s oldest brewery (via the American Association for the Advancement of Science). However, alcohol …

Binge Drinking Has a Powerful Impact on the Adolescent Brain

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Binge Drinking Has a Powerful Impact on the Adolescent Brain Neuroscience News Source: University at Buffalo May 16, 2022 Summary: Adolescent binge drinking has vast functional implications on the developing brain, researchers report. Binge drinking decreases function in areas responsible for sensory, motor, memory, and cognitive processes. Binge drinking is the most common, costly and deadly pattern of excessive alcohol use …

U.S. traffic deaths reached a 16-year high in 2021, according to government estimates

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U.S. traffic deaths reached a 16-year high in 2021, according to government estimates Source: https://www.cnbc.com/ May 17, 2022 KEY POINTS NHTSA, a federal vehicle safety watchdog, estimates 42,915 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes last year, a 10.5% increase from 2020. The deaths include pedestrians, cyclists and others who may have died during a crash. More people died on …

When to Stop Serving Alcohol and Refuse Service

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When to Stop Serving Alcohol and Refuse Service Safeguard your business, employees, and customers by implementing regular and recurring service training. FSR By Shelby Blundell May 16, 2022  Restaurants and bars face unique risks and complexities. As an alcohol-serving establishment, your business can be especially vulnerable to legal challenges. It is crucial that your bartenders and staff know what signs …

Study: Young Adults’ Consumption of Alcohol, Cigarettes, Other Substances Fell Following Marijuana Legalization

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Study: Young Adults’ Consumption of Alcohol, Cigarettes, Other Substances Fell Following Marijuana Legalization Source: https://norml.org/ May 17, 2022 Retail cannabis sales are associated with decreases in the use of alcohol, cigarettes, and pain medications by young adults, according to data published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Researchers with the University of Washington assessed trends in alcohol, nicotine, and non-prescribed …

One-third of Georgians admit to drinking on the job during pandemic

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One-third of Georgians admit to drinking on the job during pandemic Alcoholism, drugs contributing to decline in workforce A new study about addiction reveals another health hazard that presented itself during the COVID-19 pandemic: addiction. Source: https://www.wsbtv.com/ May 17X, 2022 Are alcohol and drugs to blame for a quarter of the labor force decline? The government suggests yes. A new …

Delivery services possibly making it easier for minors to purchase alcohol

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Delivery services possibly making it easier for minors to purchase alcohol Source: https://kimatv.com/ May 15, 2022 Delivery services made getting food and other items extremely convenient during the pandemic, but now, they may be making it easier for minors to purchase alcohol. Even though third party apps like Door Dash and Insta Cart require an I.D for alcohol upon delivery, …

New NIAAA site helps clinicians navigate alcohol and patient health

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New NIAAA site helps clinicians navigate alcohol and patient health NIAAA May 10, 2022 A new online resource will help healthcare professionals and practices improve care for people whose alcohol consumption may be impacting their health. Recognizing alcohol’s contribution to over 200 diseases and conditions will improve clinicians’ ability to serve their patients. The Healthcare Professional’s Core Resource on Alcohol was developed …

Binge Drinking and Stress Among American College Students

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Binge Drinking and Stress Among American College Students The West News By Saurabh Thakur May 12, 2022 A recent survey by the University of Michigan found that nearly 40% of college students drink alcohol, while over 20% binge drink once per week or more often, which can lead to long-term negative effects on health and mental wellbeing. In an effort …