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(HealthDay) -- You've seen those commercials with fun-loving people sharing a laugh over a cold brew. Now, a new study lends scientific support to the notion of alcohol as a social icebreaker.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Minors who were familiar with television alcohol advertisements were more likely to have tried alcoholic beverages and binge drink than those who could not recall seeing such ads, according to a study presented at the Pediatric ...
Pediatrics Apr 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women concerned about breast cancer should worry less about cellphones and hair dyes and worry more about weighing or drinking too much, exercising too little, using menopause hormones and getting too much ...
Cancer Dec 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The toll of excessive drinking works out to about $2 per drink, in terms of medical expenses and other costs to society, according to a new federal research.
Health Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 11
Violent crime could be reduced significantly if policymakers at the local level limit the number of neighborhood liquor stores and ban the sale of single-serve containers of alcoholic beverages, according to separate studies ...
Health Sep 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women who drink 15 grams or less of alcohol a day (the equivalent of one drink of any alcoholic beverage) at midlife may be healthier when older than women who do not drink at all, who consume more than two drinks a day, ...
Health Sep 06, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The popular, formerly caffeinated, fruity alcoholic beverage, Four Loko, has been blamed for the spike in alcohol-related hospitalizations, especially throughout college campuses.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 23, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The US food and drug regulator on Friday called the addition of caffeine to children's foods like chewing gum and jelly beans "dangerous" and warned of a possible crackdown.
Health May 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Australians are smoking and drinking less than they were five years ago but are fatter and more anxious, according to a new survey profiling the nation's health launched Tuesday.
Health Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Alcohol consumption affects the brain in multiple ways, ranging from acute changes in behavior to permanent molecular and functional alterations. The general consensus is that in the brain, alcohol targets mainly neurons. ...
Neuroscience Mar 18, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Contrary to other research, a new study found that the total level of antioxidants in people's diets is not related to their risk of developing stroke or dementia. The study is published in the February 20, 2013, online issue ...
Neuroscience Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Drop in alcohol-related deaths by nearly a third follows minimum alcohol price increase of 10 percent
A new study made available online today in Addiction shows that, between 2002 and 2009, the percentage of deaths caused by alcohol in British Columbia, Canada dropped more than expected when minimum alcohol price was increa ...
Addiction Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
One in eight women in the U.S. participates in binge drinking, according to a recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rate among high school-age women is even higher—one ...
Health Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Americans get too many calories from soda. But what about alcohol? It turns out adults get almost as many empty calories from booze as from soft drinks, a government study found.
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
US men like to drink beer, though wine is the beverage of choice for women and older adults, a poll showed Friday.
Other Aug 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0