The connection between alcohol and breast cancer

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The connection between alcohol and breast cancer Medical News Today Medically reviewed by Faith Selchick, DNP, AOCNP, Nursing, Oncology — Written by Heather Grey on November 29, 2021 Current evidence suggests that alcohol consumption increases the risk of breast cancer. Some research also links alcohol consumption to an increased risk of breast cancer recurrence or secondary breast cancer. The American …

Half of all drinkers risk exceeding legal driving limit by underestimating how drunk they are, study suggests

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Half of all drinkers risk exceeding legal driving limit by underestimating how drunk they are, study suggests Medical Xpress by University of Cambridge December 7, 2021 As many as a half of all drinkers underestimated how drunk they were, judging themselves still safe to drive despite having exceeded the legal driving limit, in new research published today. Worldwide, drunk driving …

Higher acute stress associated with stronger alcohol craving for Black individuals

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Higher acute stress associated with stronger alcohol craving for Black individuals News Medical & Life Sciences Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc. December 5, 2021 Acute stress elicits stronger alcohol craving among Black individuals compared to white individuals, reported scientists from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in a paper published today in Addiction. Despite widely documented inequities in alcohol …

NY: Anti-DUI group seeks to lower legal limit

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NY: Anti-DUI group seeks to lower legal limit WNYT By Tessa Bentulan November 30, 2021 Driving impaired is still an issue, but a group that fights against drunk driving says too many DUI incidents go unnoticed. Even with ride-sharing apps and other ways to avoid drunk driving, Remove Intoxicated Drivers said driving while impaired happens more often than not. “It’s …

Burden of proof: Alcohol violations widespread amongst Kentucky IFC

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Burden of proof: Alcohol violations widespread amongst Kentucky IFC Kentucky Kernel By Natalie Parks December 3, 2021 The death of an 18-year-old student from presumed alcohol toxicity has thrust alcohol use into the spotlight at the University of Kentucky. Thomas “Lofton” Hazelwood was pronounced dead in the evening of Monday, Oct. 19, after being found unresponsive in the on-campus chapterhouse of UK …

Distilled Spirits Council Kicks Off Holiday Season with Launch of New Alcohol Education Website: StandardDrinks.org

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Distilled Spirits Council Kicks Off Holiday Season with Launch of New Alcohol Education Website: StandardDrinks.org News Release Valdosta Daily Times December 2, 2021 WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec 2, 2021–In advance of the holiday entertaining season, the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) today launched a new website, StandardDrinks.org, featuring a drink calculator and resources to assist adult consumers in making …

NHTSA reminds drivers that Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving ahead of holiday season

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NHTSA reminds drivers that Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving ahead of holiday season WKZO By Will Kriss December 1, 2021 LANSING, MI (WKZO AM/FM) – This holiday season, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants to remind all drivers about the dangers of drinking and driving. Before traveling to holiday festivities or seasonal vacations, NHTSA …

False narratives create more challenges for American Indians struggling with substance abuse

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False narratives create more challenges for American Indians struggling with substance abuse Boise State Public Radio News By Madelyn Beck November 30, 2021 There’s a false narrative that Native Americans are more genetically predisposed to becoming addicted to alcohol than European Americans. New researchsuggests that simply believing it can be harmful. Researchers surveyed 141 American Indian adults who self-identified as having …

Alcohol and American University: A broken system

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Alcohol and American University: A broken system ‘Students at AU think that we’re not a party school, so they sometimes don’t believe the data’ The Eagle By Natasha LaChac November 30, 2021 avid Kearns is a professor of psychology at American University. At the start of his drugs and behavior class, he presents students with a fact: Having a college …