News tagged with alcohol industry

Why do young adults start smoking?

The risk of becoming a smoker among young adults who have never smoked is high: 14% will become smokers between the ages of 18 and 24, and three factors predict this behaviour.

Sep 17, 2013
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Churches loosening up toward alcohol

Research by Dr Geoff Troughton, a Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, shows that anti-alcohol campaigning by the Presbyterian Church has declined radically, with churchgoers, and consequently ...

Sep 10, 2013
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Do TV liquor ads drive kids to drink?

(HealthDay)—Seeing beer and liquor ads on TV may promote drinking as early as seventh grade and lead to alcohol-related problems just a few years later, a new study suggests.

Jan 28, 2013
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Many chemicals unproven to raise breast cancer risk

Women who want to reduce their risk of breast cancer may have heard they should avoid exposure to industrial chemicals but scientific evidence has so far not proven a direct link, said a US group Wednesday.

Dec 07, 2011
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