A new MMWR from the Alcohol Program in CDC’s Division of Population Health reports that excessive alcohol use is responsible for more than 93,000 deaths in the US each year – or 255 deaths per day – shortening the lives of those who die by an average of 29 years.
- One in five people aged over 55 admit to feeling peer pressured into drinking MORE alcohol, study finds
UNITED KINGDOM - One in five people aged over 55 years of age admit to feeling peer pressured into drinking more alcohol than they otherwise would, a study has found.
Have you heard this news through the grapevine? Researchers have just reported that light to moderate drinking may preserve brain function in older age, according to a new study published in JAMA Network Open. Drinking alcohol has its downsides, but it also has some health benefits.
If coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) stay-at-home restrictions are easing in your community, you might wonder how to visit public places and protect your health. Here's what you need to know.
At least 3.9 million early deaths are being averted worldwide every year by people being physically active, according to a new study published in The Lancet Global Health today by researchers at the Universities of Cambridge and Edinburgh.
PISCATAWAY, N.J., June 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not just heavy drinking that's a problem -- even consuming alcohol within weekly low-risk drinking guidelines can result in hospitalization and death, according to a new study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
Today's trivia question asks you to rank by percentage of alcohol beer, liquor and wine. The official ABV or alcohol by volume is listed by the Alcohol Research Group of the Public Health Institute.
A newly published study finds moderate alcohol consumption may lower risk of developing lupus by lowering circulating stem cell factor (SFC) levels in the blood.
- New training manual designed to help health care providers diagnose fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Omar Rahman, M.D., director of the Munroe-Meyer Institute Department of Genetics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, is part of a group that has created a training manual in both English and Spanish designed to help health care providers recognize and diagnose fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).
For many people, social disconnection, financial strain, increased obligations in the home and ongoing uncertainty have created distress – and with it, a need for new ways of coping.