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13 November
Effect of price and other policies on alcohol
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 rates among college students
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
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
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
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
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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28 August
By Rachael

Drinking accelerates damage to the body post 40

With the trend of middle-aged working people indulging in drinking, the need of the hour is to understand the repercussions of alcohol on such a large proportion of people. When people start approaching their middle age, the risk of witnessing damages due to alcohol increases more than before due to the weakening of the immunity […]

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23 August
By Rachael

Understanding damages caused by alcohol to the body

For most adults, it becomes intractable to keep an account of the number of drinks after the first few glasses. Drinking often starts as a recreational means to socialize with friends or other associates. However, it does not take much time for such occasional drinks consumed for recreational bonding to cross the boundary of moderation […]

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16 August
By Rachael

Major impairments caused by post-acute-withdrawal syndrome

Every person addicted to alcohol goes through two stages of withdrawal during recovery. The acute withdrawal syndrome (AWS) and the post-acute-withdrawal syndrome (PAWS). During these phases, recovering patients witness a range of cognitive and emotionally debilitating impairments. Depending on the severity of the symptoms, alcohol withdrawal can also turn out to be life threatening in […]

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10 August
By Rachael

Deficiency of vitamin B1 in people with alcohol addiction

People grappling the problem of drinking always run short of essential nutrients due to the immense damages inflicted upon some of the key body organs like the liver. One of such nutrients is thiamine (also commonly known as vitamin B1) that plays a crucial role in ensuring healthy brain functioning is diminished to incredibly low […]

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