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27 December
Harnessing technology for better recovery outcomes
By Rachael

Harnessing technology for better recovery outcomes

Digital technology is at the two extremes of the spectrum, both as a driver of addiction and addiction recovery. On one hand, digital technologies are making it easier for people to access alcohol and other substances of abuse. It is now possible using digital innovations to order the cases of wine on eBay and Amazon […]

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15 December
Mindfulness: An inexpensive and effortless way to reduce heavy drinking
By Rachael

Mindfulness: An inexpensive and effortless way to reduce heavy drinking

With alcohol being the most commonly abused substance, the problem of drinking is only worsening due to a massive increase in underage drinking. Nearly 136.7 million Americans aged 12 or older have reported drinking alcohol in 2016, with nearly 65.3 million reporting of binge drinking and 16.3 million indulging in heavy drinking. Frequent and heavy […]

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08 December
Grasping the bigger picture of alcoholic liver cirrhosis
By Rachael

Grasping the bigger picture of alcoholic liver cirrhosis

Alcohol is one of the major risk factors that causes numerous health complications and premature deaths. However, alcohol is not the only the precursor for several diseases, but also one of key substances responsible for causing several injuries and violence. Due to the increase in the number of fatal overdoses and deaths, the enormous burden […]

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28 November
Key recommendations for taming  drunk driving
By Rachael

Key recommendations for taming drunk driving

That drinking and driving is a crime carrying stringent penalties is common knowledge. However, despite knowing that getting behind the wheel of a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs can be dangerous, around 28 Americans succumb to motor vehicle crashes every day due to an alcohol-impaired driver.

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13 November
How Prices and Policies Impact Alcohol Consumption
By Rachael

How Prices and Policies Impact Alcohol Consumption

For decades, researchers and economists have been analyzing the severity of the problem of alcohol use by teenagers and young adults. While examining the measures, special attention is given to how prices of alcoholic beverages can impact consumption. Numerous studies have also determined the impacts of price on various outcomes related to alcohol consumption, such […]

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02 November
EFFECTIVE INTERVENTIONS SUCCEED IN LOWERING BINGE DRINKING AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS, SAYS STUDY
By Rachael

EFFECTIVE INTERVENTIONS SUCCEED IN LOWERING BINGE DRINKING AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS, SAYS STUDY

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 28 people in the United States die every day due to motor vehicle accidents that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. In 2015, nearly one-third (29 percent) of all traffic-related deaths in the U.S. were due to alcohol-impaired driving crashes.

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23 October
Study finds alcohol more toxic than heroin, cocaine and many other drugs
By Rachael

Study finds alcohol more toxic than heroin, cocaine and many other drugs

Alcohol is one of the most commonly abused substances across the world. Whether for recreational use, in a party or for overcoming boredom, alcohol is an acclaimed guest of every celebration. Most people, despite the short- and long-term consequences of alcohol, do not mind indulging in drinking every now and then. Drinking alcohol, either by […]

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04 October
How poor parenting ups the risk of alcoholism in children
By Rachael

How poor parenting ups the risk of alcoholism in children

Alcohol has become an integral part of our society. There is no single reason behind the increased disposition of an individual toward alcohol. Oftentimes, people choose alcohol for a multitude of reasons, such as to relax after a tiring day, alleviate stress or probably as a means of experimentation.

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19 September
Yes! Alcohol can cause allergies too
By Rachael

Yes! Alcohol can cause allergies too

Though alcohol allergies are rare, the reactions can be as serious  as to require a doctor’s intervention or even hospitalization. It is commonly mistaken as alcohol intolerance or an unforgettable hangover. In comparison to alcohol allergy, alcohol intolerance is more common and less severe. However, the symptoms of alcohol allergies are often misinterpreted as the […]

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08 September
Weight-loss surgery increases risk of alcoholism
By Rachael

Weight-loss surgery increases risk of alcoholism

Alcoholism or alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a very acute form of alcohol abuse that has harmful side effects and can result in a broad range of issues that impact personal relationships, professional goals, and overall physical and mental health. The four cornerstones of alcoholism are a strong need to drink alcohol (craving), not being […]

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