Understanding the risk of dementia and alcohol consumption

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Understanding the risk of dementia and alcohol consumption Medical Xpress By Heidi Douglass, CHeBA December 5, 2022 A recent study led by Dr. Louise Mewton at UNSW’s Centre for Healthy Brain Aging (CHeBA) has reignited the debate about whether low levels of drinking could be positive for health. The review, published in Addiction, has shown that abstaining from alcoholcompletely can …

Planning a Holiday Party to Reduce Legal Risk

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Planning a Holiday Party to Reduce Legal Risk JDSupra Written by David Dubberly, Nexsen Pruet, PLLC December 2, 2022 Holiday parties can be a fun way to show appreciation to employees for dedication and hard work. But they can also expose employers to liability for bad behavior resulting from alcohol consumption, including claims of sexual harassment and injuries caused by …

Let’s Raise a Glass to What Prohibition Accomplished

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Let’s Raise a Glass to What Prohibition Accomplished On “Repeal Day,” remember that the war against alcohol was ultimately a war against political corruption and unbridled capitalism. Politico By Mark Lawrence Schrad December 4, 2022 Was prohibition really the policy failure it is made out to be? The obvious answer is yes — of course, it was a failure. Prohibition …

As young people in rich countries drink less alcohol, elsewhere youth drinking is on the rise – podcast

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As young people in rich countries drink less alcohol, elsewhere youth drinking is on the rise – podcast Source: https://theconversation.com/ December 4, 2022 The amount of alcohol young people drink in many high-income countries has seen a marked decline since the early 2000s. But in many developing countries, the opposite is happening. In this episode of The Conversation Weekly podcast, …

Licensees as Partners

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Licensees as Partners Healthy Alcohol Marketplace By Pamela S. Erickson, Public Action Management November 30, 2022 We need all liquor licensees to be partners in preventing underage and excessive drinking. We are very dependent on these important partners to sell alcohol very carefully. After all, the alcohol industry is a regulated, closed industry and only those with licenses at the …

How to Moderate Alcohol Consumption During the Holiday Season

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How to Moderate Alcohol Consumption During the Holiday Season We all have that one friend that can drink seemingly endless cocktails or beers and appear to remain unaffected. We also have that friend that has one or two drinks and goes from the shy guy to the karaoke star. Airdrie Today Great West Media I Presented by Airdrie Denture Centreabout …

Drinking During Pregnancy May Change Baby’s Brain Structure (excerpt)

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Drinking During Pregnancy May Change Baby’s Brain Structure (excerpt) Healthline By Eileen Bailey | Fact Checked by Michael Crescione November 21, 2022 Even small amounts of alcohol can cause changes to a developing baby’s brain structure. That’s the conclusion of a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). For years now, women …

Blackout Wednesday tradition promotes dangerous drinking habits (commentary)

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Blackout Wednesday tradition promotes dangerous drinking habits (commentary) San Antonio Report By Vicki Thomas November 22, 2022 Thanksgiving is a time for counting blessings and being around loved ones. It is also synonymous with Blackout Wednesday, also known as Drinksgiving. Blackout Wednesday began as a college tradition to kickstart the long weekend break to celebrate with old friends before returning …

Alcohol at Company Events: Guidelines for Mitigating Risk at Holiday Gatherings

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Alcohol at Company Events: Guidelines for Mitigating Risk at Holiday Gatherings JDSupra By Stephen Glazaier, Wade Pederson – Woodruff Sawyer November 17, 2022 As we approach the season of company holiday gatherings, for many the first in several years, it’s time for the annual reminder of the importance of proper event planning, especially when it comes to alcohol. Giving full …