“Tipsy Tow” program to be offered on U.S. Independence day in Northern California

Gala celebrations, exciting programs, family get-togethers and glittery fireworks mark the U.S. Independence Day on July 4. However, amid all these festivities, federal bodies and safety authorities are bogged down by a different concern – handling driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI), a common problem encountered on the Independence Day. Therefore, in order to..

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Tax increase on cigarettes and alcohol in Maryland linked to improved public health, finds study

An increase in taxes on alcohol and tobacco by the Maryland government resulted in reduced use of both the substances among the people, found a recent study conducted by researchers from the Johns Hopkins University. Basis the findings, the researchers are now urging lawmakers to consider a nationwide increase in taxes on cigarettes and alcohol..

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Alcohol abuse and collective neglect claimed life of FSU fraternity pledge, says grand jury

The grand jury recently recommended criminal charges against members of the Florida State University (FSU) fraternity, stating that hazing, alcohol abuse and reckless behavior of fraternity members led to the untimely death of Andrew Coffey (20), who was found dead following a party for fraternity pledges and their big brothers on Nov. 3, 2017. The..

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It’s a known fact that exposure to alcohol during pregnancy may make newborns develop several behavioral and cognitive problems later in life. Refraining from alcohol before or during pregnancy is generally considered a woman’s responsibility. However, studies have brought the onus on expectant fathers too to refrain from drinking for the well-being of newborns. Many..

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