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Selling-alcohol-in-movie-theatres-can-maximize-profits
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Gone are the days of munching popcorn and sipping carbonated drinks while watching a movie. In a bid to woo patrons back to the cinemas and increase revenues, more and more movie theatres in the United States are now applying for liquor permits to sell alcohol on their premises. In 1997, only 14 theatres nationwide […]

Researchers-identify-protein-which-links-alcohol-abuse-to-structural-brain-changes
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Despite alcohol being a legal and easily obtainable substance with several negative consequences, the scientific community has not yet fully understood how ethanol produces changes in brain function to promote habitual, uncontrolled use of alcohol and its cravings. A recent discovery by a team of researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) sheds […]

Unmanned-cars-can-lead-to-more-alcohol-consumption-say-analysts
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Under the present circumstances, it is well-known that drinking and driving cannot go together, given the adverse impact of alcohol on motor and coordination skills. However, in the event of unmanned cars hitting American roads, analysts have predicted that it would give a monumental push to alcohol sales as the time spent in driving will […]

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Rivulets of sweat ran down her face, as she started feeling the agony and distress. The horrible panic attack had started, yet again. Gasping for breath, she staggered to the dining room and headed straight for the bar, where she made a large drink for herself. Holding a whiskey glass in her trembling hands, she […]

Alcohol-with-energy-drinks-a-dangerous-cocktail

Cocktails have always been popular during parties, occasions or even weekend get-togethers. Mixing alcohol with aerated drinks or fruit juices has always attracted plenty of attention from merrymakers and party animals seeking an extra buzz. Moreover, it is common to see bars, pubs and clubs promoting new cocktails for every single event or occasion. Recently, […]

Millions-of-Americans-binge-drink-finds-study
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Alcohol is an integral part of contemporary American culture. In fact, it is a socially acceptable drug, which has become synonymous with a wide range of activities. Social gatherings, sporting events, shopping fests, rock concerts, innovative promotions, happy hours and even business conferences revolve around the latest brands of alcoholic beverages. People of all ages […]

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Alcohol is a staple at many holiday parties. Christmas festivities might seem incomplete without a little eggnog, while it’s common for champagne to be handed out close to midnight on New Year’s Eve. Alcohol abuse is common during the holidays, as is relapse for those in recovery from alcohol addiction. According to the National Institute […]

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The combination of stressful holidays and difficult family members can create a tough mix to swallow. Recovering substance abusers can be prone to relapse in times of emotional difficulty. Experts provided numerous strategies for handling this time of year, such as thinking ahead, prioritizing obligations and other techniques. Peter R. Martin, M.D., a professor of […]

alcoholic bone disease
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From beer and wine to whiskey and gin, alcohol is one of the largest products consumed throughout the world. According to the World Health Organization, “every person in the world aged 15 years or older drinks 6.2 (liters) of pure alcohol per year.” Since less than half of the world’s population drinks, those who do […]

powdered alcohol
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Alcohol … powder? It sounds strange, but it’s a product that’s been around for a long time. Mix enough alcohol with a moisture-absorbing food additive and you get a powder. Add water – or any liquid of your choice – and you have a beverage with the strength of a mixed drink. Last year, Lipsmark […]