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Specific challenges must be addressed in the older population who are at risk from alcohol abuse.
Drinking one less pint of beer a week could cut the risk of cardiovascular disease by almost half.
Teens who see drinking on TV are more likely to drink themselves.
Teens who see alcohol on TV are more likely to drink. A marketing professor explains how to counter this phenomenon.
The clearest change following the introduction of 24-hour public transport was that people were observed to be getting more intoxicated.
A program aimed at getting people home safely has cost A$300 million but has had little impact, aside from increased intoxication in CBD venues. Rates of assaults and road crashes are much the same.
Ultimately, just as in pregnancy, there is no known safe level of alcohol consumption while breastfeeding.
Does beer help a new mother's milk come in? Does 'pumping and dumping' allow you to drink and breast-feed? A doctor sorts the evidence from the myth.
The average festival goer is young, white, well educated and employed.
Most drug use among Australian festival goers appears to be occasional and isn't problematic. But a small group experience higher rates of drug-related harms.
Rosé has become one of the millenials’ favorite drinks in just a few years. Why?
The millennials have boosted rosé consumption: in the United States alone, 65% of them declare themselves "rosé drinkers". How can this overall success be explained?
Being a company committed to ‘family-friendly values’ and corporate social responsibility does not sit well with profits from drinking and gambling.
Losing revenue from hotels and liquor retail outlets will hurt Woolworths Group, but not too much. The long-term reputational benefits are considerable.
New study suggests that women should avoid alcohol around the time of conception.
Almost 20% of people in the 2019 Global Drug Survey had been taken advantage of while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
If most of your peer group is experimenting with substances, you will almost certainly be offered them.
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While the majority of teenagers don't take illicit drugs, there's still a chance you might be offered them. Here's how to say no, according to an expert.
Harmful drinking in the armed forces is double that of the general population.
Baby boomers have shown the fastest rise in rates of alcohol and drug misuse in the last 15 years.
We previously thought moderate drinking could be good for our health. There’s now evidence that says the opposite.
Evidence that people who drink moderately are healthier is probably influenced by many other health and lifestyle factors. We're now seeing that even modest amounts of alcohol could impact our health.
Research out of the US tested different varieties of beer and wine for the presence of glyphosate – but there’s lots to consider when interpreting the findings.
The amount of alcohol you'd have to drink before glyphosate posed even a negligible risk would harm you well before the glyphosate would.
Religiosity is thought to influence positive health outcomes or behaviours.
Religiosity has been associated with lower alcohol, drug use and risky sexual behaviours in young people in the Western Cape.
Australia’s alcohol guidelines recommend women and men drink no more than two standard drinks per day.
When it comes to drinking at risky levels, women are catching up to men. Problem is, women start to have alcohol-related problems sooner and at lower drinking levels than men.
Linking household income, happiness, and alcohol-related depression, researchers have put a price on the intangible cost of drinking.
Science destroys folk wisdom, once again.
“Just say no” messages are ignored because young people want to have fun.
People who use party drugs say it gives them energy to dance and socialise, reduces their inhibitions and enhances their feelings of connection to others.