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By Edition On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Teenage binge drinking can cause brain damage – study

Scientists from Oregon State University analyzed studies that examined the effects of binge drinking and heavy drinking in teenagers and young adults and found marked effects on their brain structure. OREGON - Heavy More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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Caribbean countries urged to tax tobacco, alcohol, sugar-sweetened beverages

BRIDGETOWN – Taxes on tobacco, alcoholic and sweetened beverages can help reduce consumption of these products and generate income that can be used to improve the health of the Caribbean population, says the More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Wristband monitors your blood alcohol content while you drink

Proof, the latest wearable from Milo Sensors, can let you know when you’ve had one too many. The sleek wristband features a disposable, 12-hour cartridge that tracks your alcohol level via perspired alcohol. The More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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Exercise can offset the increased cancer risk that comes from drinking booze

A new study has revealed that exercise “cancels out” the higher risk of cancer death brought about by alcohol consumption, and lessens the greater risk of death resulting from any cause due to alcohol. Senior More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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Drink alcohol? At risk for seven types of cancer

New research has pretty much given seven reasons not to drink alcohol. According to a new review, there is now strong evidence that alcohol causes seven forms of cancer, and people consuming even low to moderate More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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Even moderate amounts of alcohol increase cancer risk, study finds

It has long been known that heavy alcohol consumption can increase the risk of various cancers, but a sobering new study has revealed that even moderate drinkers are at risk. Experts at New Zealand’s University More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
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Mixing alcohol with diet soda gets you drunk faster, study shows

With the festive season upon us and the spirit of Christmas often served in liquid form, many of us reach for diet mixers in the hope that they will help keep the calorie count down. But while the artificially-sweetened More...