News tagged with young people

Alcohol leaving the UK charts with a hangover

Are we allowing alcohol marketing to children and teens via the music they love? As many as one in five songs in the UK top ten today include references to alcohol—a figure rising partly due to US-imported songs. What impact ...

Sep 30, 2013
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Students advised to sleep it off

Sleepless schoolies are being urged to take a nap or sleep-in when the party dies down, with new QUT research revealing young people are "significantly" riskier when tired.

Nov 13, 2013
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Stroke rates have fallen, study finds

(Medical Xpress)—The number of people suffering a stroke has steadily declined by forty per cent over the last 16 years, according to a major study by researchers at King's College London.

Oct 15, 2013
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How movies may make you drink more

Alcohol use is widespread in contemporary movies, often portrayed positively or even glamorized. Unlike alcohol advertisements, movies display alcohol in a more subtle way, yet little is known about how these portrayals affect ...

May 20, 2014
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