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Role of parents in helping children deal with alcohol addiction

14-06 Role of parents in helping children deal with alcohol addiction

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Alcoholism has devastated lives of many people, including teenagers and young adults, across the United States. However, the rising number of teenagers falling into the trap of alcohol addiction is a major cause for concern. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), in 2016, nearly 9.2 percent adolescents a

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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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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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Black coffee: Beats or spikes hangover?

23-08 Black coffee: Beats or spikes hangover?

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After indulging in excessive drinking, it is quite natural to witness a hangover including headaches, nausea, tiredness and other short-term symptoms. Though traditionally coffee has been considered as a cure for all kinds of dizziness, consistent hammering in the head, heart palpitations, etc. witnessed after drinking, a number of studies have also

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Why do humans crave for alcohol?

03-08 Why do humans crave for alcohol?

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People engage in a number of behaviors dictated by culture, society, values, morals, ethics and genetics, which may often turn destructive in the long run. One of such prevalent practices is their disposition toward alcohol. Despite its severe consequences, such as disruption of brain development, liver-related diseases, heart diseases, etc., it is

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Effects of alcohol abuse on unborn baby

21-07 Effects of alcohol abuse on unborn baby

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When a mother drinks during pregnancy, alcohol molecules pass freely to the fetus through the placenta. Thereafter, the alcohol reaches the baby still in the development phase very quickly that shoots his or her blood alcohol concentration (BAC) at the level of the mother. This is primarily due to the inability of the unborn baby in processing alcoh

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Integrate reward-based therapy to tackle alcohol abuse

29-05 Integrate reward-based therapy to tackle alcohol abuse

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One of the troubling facts about alcohol is that people who indulge in drinking are likely to have difficulty in controlling their impulses and emotions. As a result, they are likely to make alcohol abuse a habit at an early age. The short- and long-term impacts of alcohol have been linked with numerous risky unintentional and intentional consequenc

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5 tips to rein in excessive drinking

19-05 5 tips to rein in excessive drinking

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Alcohol has always been at the center of controversy. It can have myriad effects on the body and mind due to various factors, such as duration of drinking, quantity of alcohol consumed, intensity, whether alcohol is mixed with other drugs, age, gender and body weight. Like other substances, the effects of alcohol too vary from person to person. (mor

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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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Why should parents talk to children about alcohol?

10-05 Why should parents talk to children about alcohol?

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Alcohol is one of the widely used substances of abuse among adolescents in the United States with 2.4 million teenagers, aged between 12-17 years, drinking alcohol in 2015, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). By being under the influence of alcohol, adolescents are more prone to accidents, overdosing, alcohol poisoning,

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