Category: Alcohol

Alcohol and Gliomas: Effect of Drinking on Risk of Gliomas

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Is there a link between drinking alcohol and gliomas? If so, what is the nature of that link?  I. Study: Alcohol and Gliomas To discover if there is a link between alcohol and gliomas, researchers examined data from three studies. To do so they used data from very large studies that had followed participant over …

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DC Alcohol Laws: It’s a Capital Idea to Know & Follow Them

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This page will help you understand DC alcohol laws and avoid expensive fines or even jail. Not to mention time and embarrassment. DC alcohol laws apply to its residents. But also to those working or visiting the capital. Breaking the laws isn’t a capital offense. But not knowing a law is no legal defense.. I. …

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Criticisms of Social Norms Marketing for Alcohol Abuse

A fairly new approach to reducing alcohol abuse is social norms marketing. Some prefer to call it social norms clarification. It’s effective, but not without its detractors. Here we look at criticisms of social norms marketing. But first, here’s a quick look at social norms clarification. Social Norms Marketing Social norms clarification is based on …

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Alcohol and Traumatic Injury Deaths: Discover More!

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Drinking alcohol and traumatic injury deaths. Does alcohol improve survival? Evidence strongly suggests that alcohol reduces death from traumatic injury. The reason may be that alcohol reduces damaging inflamation. Most research finds that a positive blood alcohol concentration (BAC) helps patients survive traumatic injury. And this is true for both traumatic brain injury patients and …

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Hosting Office Parties: Helpful Tips for Safety and Success

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Hosting office parties can be a mine field of potential problems. These can be social, professional, or legal. Therefoere, it’s wise to plan office parties very carefully. Here are few tips to help avoid problems and have a successful office party. Tips Be very clear. Be clear about the workplace substance abuse policy. It should address …

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Alcohol Nutrition Labels Needed: They Should List More than Calories

Beverage alcohol nutrition labels are needed. They should include not only calories but also other information. That includes fats, cholesterol, and sodium or salt. The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) proposes nutrition labels on alcoholic beverages. Its proposal is a good one but doesn’t go far enough. It only calls for labeling the …

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