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Prevent underage drinking by thwarting teens’ risky behaviour and encouraging creative activities

19-12 Prevent underage drinking by thwarting teens’ risky behaviour and encouraging creative activities

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Most people tend to ignore the harmful consequences of drinking and do not seem surprised to find that their teenage children are also experimenting with alcohol. Due to the growing acceptance of alcohol during social events, the problem of drinking has crossed all boundaries  and has become too widespread to control. Usually, people start embracin

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Heavy alcohol use affects brain function differently  in men and women

08-12 Heavy alcohol use affects brain function differently in men and women

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Usually, drinking patterns are different among both men and women. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), men are about twice more likely to be diagnosed with alcohol use disorder (AUD) than women. Additionally, past research has indicated that men are more prone to heavy drinking and binge drinking. However,

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NIAAA alcohol treatment navigator: Ready to help people find quality treatment

30-11 NIAAA alcohol treatment navigator: Ready to help people find quality treatment

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The alcohol used in alcoholic beverages is ethyl alcohol or ethanol that is produced by the fermentation of grains and fruits. As such, alcohol has been around for centuries now and addiction to alcohol is nothing new. Besides the people affected by alcohol addiction, even their families are constantly at war with alcohol. Moreover, an entire com

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Alcohol makes one angry

18-11 Alcohol makes one angry

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Drinking alcohol alters one’s personality. A few drinks down and an otherwise placid person could turn aggressive. When one has more than the standard amount of alcohol in the system, he /she is likely to perceive only the negative signals. It’s a proven fact that alcohol is a depressant that numbs part of the brain associated with regulation of

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One must surrender and let go in recovery

08-11 One must surrender and let go in recovery

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Recovery from an addiction begins with total surrender and willingness to transform oneself. It is the foundation of any recovery process—giving the control to someone else who can help one gain a better insight and life. Without surrender, there is little possibility of positive changes to take place and win the battle. (more…)

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Youth education is key to preventing alcohol addiction

31-10 Youth education is key to preventing alcohol addiction

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Some of the major trends witnessed across the American society are heavy drinking and exposure to alcohol at a very early age. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people aged 12 to 20 years consume around 11 percent of alcohol in the United States, with more than 90 percent of alcohol being consumed during binge drinki

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Bartending at 18 can be a risky proposition; here are the dangers involved

23-10 Bartending at 18 can be a risky proposition; here are the dangers involved

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Josie is palpably distracted. The customer at Table 4 has asked for another pint for the fifth time. Should she serve him or not? The man is continuously beating the top. Better give in to the demand than get embroiled in a war of words, Josie reasons. She quickly tucks the stray stand back into her hairnet, wipes the sweat from her brow and rushes

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Alcohol abuse probable outcome of bariatric surgeries

05-10 Alcohol abuse probable outcome of bariatric surgeries

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Bariatric surgeries are surgical procedures that can bring about weight loss by restricting the amount of food that the stomach can hold. Some of the common procedures include gastric bypass, also known as the Roux-en-Y, gastric bypass (RYGB), sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric band and biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS). Th

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Can compulsive drinking be reversed

08-09 Can compulsive drinking be reversed

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Alcohol consumption forms a significant part and parcel of American life. Americans drink to celebrate the birth of a new life and the beginning of a new relationship when they marry. Drinks are customary as well when someone is bid adieu from the workplace they have been long associated with. While drinking is an accepted social norm, in some peopl

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Should the legal blood alcohol content limit be reduced further, debate rages on

05-09 Should the legal blood alcohol content limit be reduced further, debate rages on

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Debates on the legalization of certain drugs, lowering of the blood alcohol content (BAC) level for intoxication and related to other substances, are ongoing. They have raised certain relevant concerns for several stakeholders, particularly in the light of the consistent rise in the number of accidents and other fatalities due to drinking. The st

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