Table service is the new normal at British pubs.
Interviews reveal why some people drank more during lockdown and others gave up alcohol altogether.
With regular music festivals, people can more easily seek help or advice about drug and alcohol or mental health issues. But with drive-ins we need to be creative to minimise harms.
As well as introducing mandatory pregnancy alcohol warning labels, we need to address the high rates of alcohol use during pregnancy at a societal level.
Continued drug dependence treatment for people locked down in housing estates is important. But people not currently in treatment also need support.
Be careful when returning to the pub. Your alcohol tolerance might've changed during lockdown, meaning you could do greater harm to your body.
An avoidable condition.
Lockdown #quarantinis might seem like a way of getting through, but few realise how much drinking can affect the brain.
Honey-alcohol fermentation experiment with chopped “moerwortel” plant additive, Glia prolifera.
Until now the search for early evidence of alcohol has fixated on residue analysis.
Women have reported increased drinking at higher levels than men during the coronavirus pandemic. This is likely because their mental health is suffering.
Beer sales are up.
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Not just individuals, but the government's too.
Are you drinking more while in lockdown? Here are some things to look out for if you're concerned about how much alcohol you're consuming at the moment.
Somali women on a coronavirus awareness campaign.
Some of the false claims about coronavirus may be harmless. But others can be potentially dangerous.
A patron buys a frozen margarita to go in New York City April 2, 2020. Is the quarnatini a safer option?
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OK, we're all getting a little stir-crazy from staying at home. But is a mixed drink with vitamins added really something we should consider?
Shopping for wine in Seattle, where many liquor stores are considered “essential businesses.”
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Sales of alcohol have reported jumped by around a quarter as people bulk buy wine, beers and spirits. That could lead to a range of short-term and long-term problems.
There is no documented health benefit that warrants banning cigarette sales for 21 days.
Lockdown should be nuanced to the South African context of overcrowded accommodation and high levels of domestic violence. Permitting cigarette purchases and exercise might assist.
Stress and boredom might see us drinking more alcohol at home in the coming weeks and months. But there are alternatives.
Ministers responsible for food regulation will meet tomorrow to decide whether to approve a new pregnancy warning label for alcohol products. But the alcohol industry is fighting back.
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Shifts in how alcohol is viewed by young people shows that excessive drinking doesn't have to be the default way of socialising.
The number of older people who drink heavily is increasing. Here's why that's a problem.
Around 30% of people who start FebFast don't make it through the month without alcohol. But you can increase your chances with careful planning and good support.
Prohibition did little to ease Americans’ love of liquor.
The era of Prohibition, which began in 1920 and ended in 1933, left many legacies – more modest drinking was not among them.