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Alcohol consumers are becoming the norm, analysis finds

Sept. 29, 2010 - More people are drinking than 20 years ago, according to a UT Southwestern Medical Center analysis of national alcohol consumption patterns. Gathered from more than 85,000 respondents, the data suggests that ...

dateSep 29, 2010 in Health
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Complexity of teen drinking cultures decoded

Many factors lead teens to abuse alcohol, but culture plays the biggest role. That is the finding of researchers at George Mason University who recently completed a study of adolescent drinking in the United States. The ...

dateSep 29, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Just 2 drinks slow reactions in older people

Blood alcohol levels below the current legal limit for driving have a significant negative effect on a person's dexterity. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Research Notes found that just two single vodka ...

dateSep 23, 2010 in Health
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Moderate drinking: Health benefits or not?

While moderate drinking - one to less than three drinks per day - is linked to a decrease in mortality in middle-aged and older adults, there is also concern that the health benefits of moderate drinking have been overestimated. ...

dateAug 24, 2010 in Health
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Alcohol and tobacco advertising bans don't work

(PhysOrg.com) -- Bans on alcohol and tobacco marketing are among the least effective tactics for combating underage drinking and smoking, according to a Penn State economist, who has studied the effects of advertising since ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Health
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