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..
Eyes are an important sense organ without which one can find it difficult to lead a happy and productive life. One must take utmost care to keep the vision of the eyes intact. One such step is avoiding alcohol. According to a recent study, both short- and long-term alcohol abuse can also lead to permanent..
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..
The Michigan House has voted to maintain the legal limit for blood alcohol content (BAC) levels while driving at 0.08. On Sept. 12, 2017, state Representative Patrick Green’s House Bill 4548 extended the sunset on the BAC standard of 0.08 from Oct. 1, 2018, to Oct. 1, 2023. Moreover, Representative Klint Kesto amended the sentencing..
Researchers are unanimous about the risks associated with heavy drinking during pregnancy. Studies suggest that binge/heavy drinking during pregnancy is linked to negative consequences in the newborn, including impaired intellectual ability, birth defects and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). FASD is associated with a set of mental, physical, behavioral, and/or learning disabilities with the risk..
Millions of people around the world associate alcohol with dating and deem the two to be inseparable believing that it is impossible to have fun on a date if there is no alcohol. However, this is not true.
After a day of working relentlessly to achieve targets, winding down with a glass of wine seems like an inviting idea. However, soon, this one glass might lead to another, and by midnight, a person may have had well over the number of glasses he/she had initially intended.
Whether it be the United States of America or any other place in another country, people often drink alcohol as a means to relax or celebrate. None of the occasions seem complete without raising a toast, be it during the holidays, night outs, weekends, sports concerts, weddings, birthday parties, prom nights, backyard barbecues, graduation ceremonies..
Drinking alcohol can adversely impact the brain. The fact that even drinking moderately or even in small amounts can lead to blurred vision, slurred speech, etc., are indicative of how bad alcohol can be for one’s brain. It is also well-known that heavy drinking for a long period of time may have extensive and far-reaching..
One of Manchester’s low-cost late-night alcohol delivery providers, Drink Doctor Ltd. suffered a backlash from the advertisement watchdogs recently, following which it had to remove four of its advertisements from its Facebook page.