Guest Op-Ed: Talk to Your Teenagers About Driving While Drinking, Impaired or Distracted

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Guest Op-Ed: Talk to Your Teenagers About Driving While Drinking, Impaired or Distracted Winthrop Transcript By Jeanne Holgerson, MSN, APNP-BC by Transcript Staff May 12, 2022 The prom is one of the most memorable events in the life of a high school student. For many it’s a once-in-a-lifetime night, planned for months and talked about for years afterward. The prom …

Here’s What Happens to Your Alcohol Tolerance as You Age

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Here’s What Happens to Your Alcohol Tolerance as You Age Well + Good By Sharon Feiereisen May 11, 2022 There are some folks who can seemingly drink and drink without feeling any consequences (well, at least in the short term), but as our college days grow further and further out of sight, that actually gets to be increasingly rare. “As we …

Can Alcohol Increase Your Risk for Cervical Cancer?

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Can Alcohol Increase Your Risk for Cervical Cancer? Source: https://www.healthline.com/ May 11, 2022 Cervical cancer develops within the cells that line your cervix, which is located between the uterus and vaginal wall. While human papillomavirus (HPV) infections remain the most common cause of cervical cancer, other risk factors may also contribute. Alcohol consumption is a known risk factor for cancers …

Why Low-Alcohol Cocktails, Wine and Beer Are on the Rise

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Why Low-Alcohol Cocktails, Wine and Beer Are on the Rise Chalk it up to the wellness boom: When it comes to alcohol, many drinkers find themselves less under the influence. Source: https://www.wsj.com/ By Fiorella Valdesolo May 11, 2022 “What’s your driest white wine?” used to be a common bar request among my female fortysomething friends on a night out. Lately, …

Alcohol deaths increase dramatically during pandemic, especially for younger adults: Research

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Alcohol deaths increase dramatically during pandemic, especially for younger adults: Research Deaths were up 25% according to a recent study. Source: https://abcnews.go.com/ May 10, 2022 Martin’s drinking started early. In elementary school, his father would offer swigs of Budweiser in the car during their daily pilgrimage from Pomona to Hollywood, California to pick up his mother from cosmetology class, he …

S. Korea: Singles Spend More on Alcohol than Couples: Report

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S. Korea: Singles Spend More on Alcohol than Couples: Report The Korea Bizwire By M. H. Lee May 9, 2022  SEOUL, May 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Single-person households tend to spend more on alcohol compared to larger households, a report said Sunday. A research team from the state-run Korea Rural Economic Institute analyzed data from Statistics Korea to identify the average …

What Americans Get Wrong About Cinco de Mayo

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What Americans Get Wrong About Cinco de Mayo In the US, the holiday has more to do with beer than Mexican culture, say critics. CNET By Dan Avery May 3, 2022 Despite a popular misconception in the US, Cinco de Mayo doesn’t commemorate when Mexico gained its independence from Spain. (That’s marked on Sept. 16.)  It’s not even a major …

Your To-Go Cocktails Make It Harder to Enforce Underage Drinking Laws

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Your To-Go Cocktails Make It Harder to Enforce Underage Drinking Laws Source: https://www.pewtrusts.org/ May 5, 2022 During the COVID-19 pandemic, dozens of states have given a boost to struggling restaurants by allowing them to sell cocktails to-go, through takeout, curbside pickup or home delivery. But the expansion of alcohol to-go laws has placed a heavy burden on understaffed alcohol enforcement agencies, …

U of Missouri Sanctions 13 Students After Alcohol Poisoning

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U of Missouri Sanctions 13 Students After Alcohol Poisoning Inside Higher Ed By Maria Carrasco May 6, 2022 The University of Missouri sanctioned 13 students after a first-year pledge attending a fraternity party last semester was hospitalized for alcohol poisoning, The Kansas City Star reported. Police responded to the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity house after the student became unresponsive during …