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Teen drinking linked to liver disease

28-03 Teen drinking linked to liver disease

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A significant element of adolescence as a phase of life is hanging out with friends and partying on weekends. Teens are too eager to discover and explore uncharted territories rather than remain under the constant surveillance of their parents. In the entire process of learning more and meeting new people, they stand the increased risk of addictive

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

19-12 Prevent underage drinking by thwarting teens’ risky behavior 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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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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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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Bariatric surgery likely to increase risk of alcohol dependence, says study

28-07 Bariatric surgery likely to increase risk of alcohol dependence, says study

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In recent times, weight reduction has become a fad among youngsters who can go to any extreme in order to get a perfect body. People are going berserk to lose those extra kilos and often get caught in the web of “fad diets,” which eventually lead to various eating disorders. Although a lot of people opt for healthier options, such as physical wo

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‘Drunkorexia’ and other drinking practices

16-05 ‘Drunkorexia’ and other drinking practices

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Drunkorexia, a nonmedical term coined to refer to a combination of “drunk” and “anorexia,” is a condition comprising binge drinking along with self-imposed diet-related behaviors to cut down calories gained by drinking alcohol. It also refers to individuals who use purging to reduce the intake of calories. (more…)

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Alcohol can cause erectile dysfunction

04-05 Alcohol can cause erectile dysfunction

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), alcohol, one of the commonly abused substances, has caused nearly 88,000 deaths in the United States every year in the period from 2006 to 2010. Due to increased misconception, many users believe that the euphoric effects of alcohol can improve their sex life. However, alcohol impair

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Stop drinking to alleviate breakup pain

28-03 Stop drinking to alleviate breakup pain

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Alcohol has become one of the most popular substances for breakups, patch ups, graduation parties and even birthday parties. While some take alcohol to drain away their pain after a painful breakup, others turn to alcohol to celebrate the blossoming of a new relationship. According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 86.4 per

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Low-risk drinking is a myth

16-03 Low-risk drinking is a myth

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“Alcohol ruined me financially and morally, broke my heart and the hearts of too many others. Even though it did this to me and it almost killed me and I haven't touched a drop of it in seventeen years, sometimes I wonder if I could get away with drinking some now. I totally subscribe to the notion that alcoholism is a mental illness because think

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