Florida Bars Hit With $31M Verdict For Drunken Hit-And-Run

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Florida Bars Hit With $31M Verdict For Drunken Hit-And-Run Source: Law360 By Daniel Siegal August 23, 2019 A Florida jury on Friday hit a pair of Tallahassee bars with a $30.8 million verdict, finding that their willful serving of alcohol to underage patrons was the cause of a hit-and-run accident that left a woman with permanent brain damage. After deliberating …

Alcohol really is no excuse for bad behavior: Research reveals you’re still the same person after a drink

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Alcohol really is no excuse for bad behavior: Research reveals you’re still the same person after a drink Researchers attempt to paint a clearer picture of how drinking alcohol, empathy, and moral behavior are related Source: https://www.rappler.com/ Kathryn Francis, University of Bradford August 24, 2019 Many of us know that feeling of waking up, headache in tow, struggling to remember …

Online courses aim to educate UMD students about alcohol, sexual assault and more

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Online courses aim to educate UMD students about alcohol, sexual assault and more New freshmen and transfer students must complete each module before the school year starts, while all students must complete sexual assault prevention training. Duluth News Tribune Written By: Adelie Bergstrom August 21, 2019 With the start of the fall semester fast approaching, a fair number of students at …

Why does alcohol make you gain weight? Experts reveal the REAL reasons why your nightly glass of wine is leading to unexpected belly fat

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Why does alcohol make you gain weight? Experts reveal the REAL reasons why your nightly glass of wine is leading to unexpected belly fat Daily Mail By Emilia Mazza for Daily Mail Australia August 22, 2019 Health experts have revealed the real reasons why drinking alcohol can lead to unexpected calories – and it’s not just due to ‘sugary’ mixed drinks and …

Which Drivers Are Most Likely to Cause a Fatal Accident?

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Which Drivers Are Most Likely to Cause a Fatal Accident? ValuePenguin surveyed thousands of fatal traffic accidents and found that drivers of certain makes were as much as 12% more likely than the national average to cause a fatal traffic accident. Conversely, Volvo drivers — who we found to be the safest drivers of the car makes we considered — …

Heavy drinking and HIV don’t mix, study finds

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Heavy drinking and HIV don’t mix, study finds Science Daily Boston University School of Medicine August 22, 2019 Summary: A new study finds that heavy alcohol consumption (three drinks or more/day for women and four drinks or more/day for men) is linked to alterations in immune function among people with HIV. Heavy alcohol consumption (three drinks or more/day for women …

Fewer U.S. teens participating in substance abuse prevention programs

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Fewer U.S. teens participating in substance abuse prevention programs Reuters By Tamara Mathias August 22, 2019 (Reuters Health) – Fewer U.S. adolescents are participating in programs designed to prevent substance abuse, a study suggests. Participation in these programs has dropped significantly since the early 2000s, researchers found. While 48% of adolescents attended prevention programs in 2002-2003, only 40% did so …

The Interfraternity Conference Enforces New Rule: No Hard Alcohol!

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The Interfraternity Conference Enforces New Rule: No Hard Alcohol! Supposedly, as of September 1, 2019, chapters across the country associated with the Conference will need to comply with new alcohol regulations. Study Breaks By Aubrey Doerr, Chapman University August 22, 2019 Bad news for frat stars and groupies everywhere. The college legends (or horror stories) of cheap vodka shots and …

We Asked 5 People Why They Cut Back on Alcohol

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We Asked 5 People Why They Cut Back on Alcohol Cutting back can be harder than it seems. Self By Patia Braithwaite August 22, 2019 If you’ve ever sworn off alcohol only to dive into your drink of choice soon after, you might have gathered that cutting back on booze can be both alluring and, well, hard. Overall we are a nation of pretty …

Mocktail Beverages, Inc. and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Announce Mission Partnership

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Mocktail Beverages, Inc. and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Announce Mission Partnership Mocktails Brand Becomes the Official Drink of the Designated Driver Yahoo! Finance PR Newswire August 22, 2019 BOSTON, August 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Mocktail Beverages, Inc. and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) announce a new Mission Partnership to eliminate drunk driving. Through integrated marketing and fundraising, the campaign will remind the …