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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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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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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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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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Drink spiking: Beware while taking a drink from strangers

06-06 Drink spiking: Beware while taking a drink from strangers

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Many people enjoy the freedom that is associated with drinking alone. This is because they consider alcohol as an effective way to self-medicate their stress and anxiety. However, a lot of people prefer to drink alone from the very beginning so that their loved ones never come across their devastating habit. But, drinking alone or away from home lea

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Drinking habits reduce ability to fight infections in elderly: Study

12-07 Drinking habits reduce ability to fight infections in elderly: Study

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Americans need to exercise restraint on their drinking habits owing to the steep rise in alcohol-related mishaps in the country. As per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 30,000 people died due to alcohol-related causes in 2014 alone. The myth that moderate drinking habit has significant health benefits has also been

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